Overbrook School For The Blind

6333 Malvern Ave,
Philadelphia, PA, 19151-0191
Tel: (215)877-0313
Grades: PK | 217 students
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 217 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 51%
State avg.: 20%

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 (0.2 miles away)
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  • Philadelphia Our Lady Of Lourdes School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1940 N 63rd St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19151
    (215)877-2727
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  222  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Philadelphia
    Our Lady Of Lourdes
    (Roman Catholic)
    63rd And Lancaster Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19151
    (215)877-2727
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  232  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Philadelphia
    New Life Alternatives Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    1993 N 63rd St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19151
    (215)877-3440
    (Christian)
    0.2  mi  |  78  students  |  Gr.  K-4
  • Philadelphia
    Loving Care Academy
    6371 Drexel Rd
    Philadelphia , PA , 19151
    (215)879-8911
    0.2  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Philadelphia
    Talmudical Yeshiva Of Philadelphia
    All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    6063 Drexel Rd
    Philadelphia , PA , 19131
    (215)477-1000
    All-boys | Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    0.5  mi  |  105  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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