Overbrook School For The Blind

6333 Malvern Ave,
Philadelphia, PA, 19151-0191
     Tel: (215)877-0313
Grades: PK
Overbrook School for the Blind offers a variety of programs for children of different ages and abilities.
The whole school is geared toward supporting students as they grow and learn.
Since The Overbrook School for the Blind was founded in 1832 our mission has been to provide all our students, according to their individual needs, with the skills that will give them the greatest opportunity to experience active and fulfilling lives.
The mission of Overbrook School for the Blind is to develop and deliver education that enhances the options available for persons with visual impairment and other challenges so that they have the greatest opportunity to experience active and fulfilling lives.
The vision of Overbrook School for the Blind is to be a dynamic and responsive educational organization, providing leadership as a local, national and international resource, inspiring individuals with visual impairments and other challenges to achieve their highest potential.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 51%
State avg.: 26%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Loving Care Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Lourdes School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Our Lady Of Lourdes School (0.1 miles away)
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  • PhiladelphiaOur Lady Of Lourdes School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1940 N 63rd St
    PhiladelphiaPA19151
    (215)877-2727
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.1 mi | 169 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • PhiladelphiaNew Life Alternatives Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    1993 N 63rd St
    PhiladelphiaPA19151
    (215)877-3440
      (Christian)
    0.2 mi | 45 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PhiladelphiaLoving Care Academy
    6371 Drexel Rd
    PhiladelphiaPA19151
    (215)879-8911
    0.2 mi | 43 students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • PhiladelphiaTalmudical Yeshiva Of Philadelphia
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    6063 Drexel Rd
    PhiladelphiaPA19131
    (215)477-1000
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    0.5 mi | 112 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PhiladelphiaShepherd''s Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    6634 Haverford Ave 42
    PhiladelphiaPA19151
    (215)476-4101
      (Christian)
    0.8 mi | 51 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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