The Mill Creek School

     Tel: (215)471-4900
Grades: UG
The Mill Creek School is a private alternative secondary program serving adolescents in need of emotional and/or learning support.
Most students are referred by their local school districts who provide transportation and cover the tuition.
There is a comprehensive and challenging academic program that can be individualized to meet the needs of each student.
Students who have experienced difficulties in larger school settings due to issues related to anxiety depression or social adjustment concerns are served.
Mill Creek offers a strong visual art and music program along with supportive clinical services.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered n/a
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 20%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 100%
Average Class Size 7 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Arthur Friedman

School Notes:

  • Mill Creek is licensed by both the Pa. and NJ. Departments Of Education.
  • Creers and transitional services are available to each student.
  • Parent education and support groups are offered in the evening.
  • Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West Philadelphia Catholic High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tots Yearn To Learn Ii (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Tots Yearn To Learn Ii (0.4 miles away)
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