Benchmark School

2107 North Providence Road
Media, PA 19063-0190
     Tel: (610)565-3741
        
   
Grades: 1 - 8 | 160 students
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Benchmark School's mission is to help bright students who have yet to reach their potential become confident and strategic thinkers, learners, and problem-solvers who meet with success in school and in life.
Benchmark believes each student is a unique individual whose potential has not been realized.
We believe that every child is entitled to a learning environment where there is respect for uniqueness and instruction is designed to build on students' strengths, help address their weaknesses, and develop their potential.
Thus, the development of self-efficacy, confidence, social skills and motivation for learning are emphasized along with a focus on academic skills.
The result of all these considerations is that instruction at Benchmark is provided in an environment that is structured and supportive while being intellectually stimulating.
Benchmark School in Media, PA is not connected in any way to other schools that may use the name "Benchmark School."

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Independent Private Schools Association
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported dyslexia, language based, learning differences,ADHD, ADD, dysgraphia, dyscalculia,etc.
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 160 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Benchmark School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Average Class Size 9 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki pants or skirt and collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $31,700
Tuition Notes $31700 grades 1- 5 $32200 grades 6-8
% on Financial Aid 31%
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,261
Admissions Director Linda Lattif

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Golf, SoccerBasketballGolf,
Soccer

School Notes:

 Benchmark believes each student is a unique individual whose potential has not been realized. We believe that every child is entitled to a learning environment where there is respect for uniqueness and instruction is designed to build on students' strengths, help address their weaknesses, and develop their potential. Thus, the development of self-efficacy, confidence, social skills and motivation for learning are emphasized along with a focus on academic skills. The result of all these considerations is that instruction at Benchmark is provided in an environment that is structured and supportive while being intellectually stimulating. Our graduates are prepared to find success in high school, college and beyond, with virtually all of our graduates going on to higher education, attending many of our nation's top colleges and universities.

Profile last updated: 03/09/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is TALK Institute and School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Mary Magdalen School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Mary Magdalen School (0.6 miles away)
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  • MediaSt Mary Magdalen School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2430 N Providence Rd
    MediaPA 19063
    (610)565-1822
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 409 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MediaRose Tree Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    145 W Rose Tree Rd
    MediaPA 19063
    (610)565-4505
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.8 mi | 50 students | Gr. K                      
  • MediaThe Walden School
    Montessori School
    901 N Providence Rd
    MediaPA 19063
    (610)892-8000
    Montessori School
    1.4 mi | 143 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • Newtown SquareChesterbrook Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    906 Media Line Rd
    Newtown SquarePA 19073
    (610)353-7583
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.6 mi | 83 students | Gr. K                      
  • MediaMedia-Providence Friends School
      (Friends)
    125 W 3rd Street
    MediaPA 19063
    (610)565-1960
      (Friends)
    1.8 mi | 159 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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