Wordsworth Academy

Pennsylvania Ave & Camp Hill,
Fort Washington, PA, 19034
Tel: (215)643-5400
Wordsworth provides a full continuum of mental health and education services for children and adolescents.
These services range from outpatient therapy to residential treatment.
We are proudly accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (Joint Commission) and recognized as a leader in the local behavioral health provider community.
The mission of Wordsworth, a not-for-profit institution founded in 1952, is to provide quality Education, Treatment and Care to children and families with special needs.
The primary objective is to help each client be successful in their family and community.
This is best accomplished by drawing on the strengths and resources of each child and family and developing a vision with reality based outcomes and achievable goals.
Wordsworth recognizes and respects the differing cultural beliefs, values, attitudes and expectations of our clients and families.
Actively partnering with the family and child, our team of professionals assesses needs and strengths and builds a plan for achievable goals.
We can link effective education, treatment and care for optimal positive outcomes.
With an array of comprehensive services of varying intensity, we provide the opportunity for continuous improvement.
Wordsworth responds to the changing requirements of our community, children, and families.
In an environment of mutual respect and understanding, Wordsworth maintains a skilled and dedicated staff to achieve our mission with compassionate care.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 199 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 47%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Wordsworth Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lakeside School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Play & Learn (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Whitemarsh Montessori Chldr High School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Fort Washington Play & Learn    
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    200 Camp Hill Rd
    Fort Washington , PA , 19034
    (215)628-4184
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.2  mi  |  37  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Fort Washington
    Whitemarsh Montessori Chldr High School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    200 Camp Hill Rd
    Fort Washington , PA , 19034
    (215)646-6816
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    0.2  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Oreland Holy Martyrs School
    (Roman Catholic)
    121 Allison Rd
    Oreland , PA , 19075
    (215)887-2044
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.9  mi  |  130  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Fort Washington Mcneil Child Development Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    7050 Camp Hill Rd
    Fort Washington , PA , 19034
    (215)273-8687
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.2  mi  |  45  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Fort Washington
    Hey Diddle Diddle Day School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    520 S Bethlehem Pike
    Fort Washington , PA , 19034
    (215)654-9955
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.2  mi  |  21  students  |  Gr.  NS-K

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