Green Tree School

146 W. Walnut Lane P.o. Box 25639,
Philadelphia, PA, 19144-0191
Tel: (215)843-4528
Grades: PK - 12 | 152 students
The Green Tree School was founded on the belief that every child deserves a quality education, regardless of his or her special needs.
Guided by this principle, we serve three distinct groups of students: school-age students with serious emotional disturbances, children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders and preschoolers with developmental delays.
With campuses in the historic northwest section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Green Tree is a state licensed, Approved Private School (APS).
Our staff to student ratio (1:2.5) allows us to provide therapeutic and educational services to students with extraordinary needs.
In operation since 1957, we are the oldest school of this kind in Philadelphia.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported autism
Year Founded 1957

Student Body

Total Students 152 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 87%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Green Tree School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 47%
Average Class Size 7 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Funded through state, local and federal sources
% on Financial Aid 100%
Admissions Director herman axelrod

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pennsylvania School For The Deaf (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kids World Christian Education Center (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Blair Christian Academy (0.5 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Philadelphia Kids World Christian Education Center
    Po Box 44369
    Philadelphia , PA , 19144
    (215)848-1800
    0  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Philadelphia
    Lotus Academy Early Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    6110 Wissahickon Avenue
    Philadelphia , PA , 19144
    (215)438-8100
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.3  mi  |  40  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Philadelphia
    Blair Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    220 W Upsal St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19119
    (215)438-6557
    (Christian)
    0.5  mi  |  157  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Philadelphia
    Small World Discovery Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    5933 Mccallum St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19144
    (215)843-6949
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    0.7  mi  |  51  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Philadelphia
    Project Learn School
    (Nonsectarians)
    6525 Germantown Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19119
    (215)438-3623
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.9  mi  |  88  students  |  Gr.  K-8

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Rankings or Comparisons?
Rankings or Comparisons?
Choosing the right private school for your child involves comparing schools as opposed to ranking them.
7 Ways Kids Can Avoid Summer Brain Drain
The summer "Brain Drain," also known as the "Summer Slide" is a term commonly used by educators and parents alike to describe the learning loss that takes place for many students during summer months. We polled the experts and found the 7 best ways parents and kids can combat the problem head on.
Marketing the Small Private School: Communicating with Your Community
The foundation of any successful small private school marketing program is having clear, consistent and authoritative in-house communications. We take a look at what is involved in this second article on marketing the small private school.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently grade:
Seeking entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!