Alternative Rehabilitation Com

  • Alternative Rehabilitation Communities, is a private non-profit corporation, authorized by the Department of Public Welfare and the Department of Education to render rehabilitation and educational service to juveniles and their families.
  • We provide a full continuum of services from Intake and Assessment to Secure for court adjudicated youth.
  • ARC's services are provided in Pennsylvania, with one male residential program located in Lancaster for Intake and Assessment four male residential programs located in Harrisburg, Lebanon, and Lancaster; one female residential program located in Carlisle; one male residential special needs program for mental health issues located in York; one male residential special needs program for sex offenders located in Harrisburg; one male residential for youth with language & culture issues located in York; one secure treatment program located in Chambersburg; one foster care program; an alternative education program with the Harrisburg School District; and aftercare/outreach service.
  • These programs are teaching students to make good decisions in order to become responsible citizens.
  • ARC views rehabilitation as a journey, not a destination, a process, and not a goal.
  • The process we are teaching them is basically the same as our parents taught us: maintaining a positive attitude during the bad times as well as the good; respect for ourselves and others; and having the courage to accept life's challenges while keeping our goals in focus.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12

Student Body

Total Students117 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
56%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Alternative Rehabilitation Com Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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