For over 30 years, Center School has served children with Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, ADHD, Auditory Processing Disorder, and Executive Function Disorder.
Our success lies in our approach. Our students learn differently, and we discover how they learn and then teach in a way best suited for their individual needs.
Our admissions team is available to provide virtual or individual meetings at a time that is convenient for you.
We look forward to beginning this journey with you and ensuring that this process is a meaningful one for you, your child, and your family.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-9
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia/Dysgraphia/Dyscalculia/ADHD/Speech and Language/Auditory Processing Disorder/Executive Function Disorder
Year Founded
1989
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$1,680
Summer Program Cost Notes
Virtual program for Summer 2020
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
68 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Center School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
5 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(No uniforms required)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition cost for 2020-2021 school year
Admissions Director
Megan Stalker
Admissions Associate
Tiffany Getz

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Student Council Association

Arts and Music Programs:
art

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Boys Basketball Team, Co-ed Softball Team, Girls Basketball Team, Soccer Team

School Notes

  • A comprehensive academic program is provided for Center School students in first through eighth grade. The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of students and reflect the best of current research. Students receive explicit instruction in academic, organizational, and study skills to provide them with the strategies they need to become independent and confident learners. 
  • Center School`s curriculum is language-based, recognizing the role that language plays in academic success. Using the Pennsylvania Core Standards as a guideline, full curriculum instruction is offered through a structured, multi-sensory approach based on students` needs and designed to address each child`s learning needs through small group instruction.  The curriculum can be adjusted to be taught at an appropriate pace for a student`s individual level of learning.  
  • The Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum is as integral a part of our program as academics.  It upholds our mission and presents students with a clear avenue to take full advantage of our academic curriculum.  The SEL curriculum is designed to support students` challenges, leverage their strengths, and guide students in developing the skills necessary to manage their learning, themselves, and relationships.
  • Students receive Wilson instruction every day.  In Middle School, an advisory system teaches students how to set goals and celebrate their strengths and interests.
Profile last updated: 07/06/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
5  
This school saved my granddaughter's educational life. The school did a fantastic job of teaching her how to deal with her learning differences and enabled her to transition back to a more traditional school. The strategies she learned at Center School have enabled her to overcome her learning challenges. Center School is now doing the same with my grandson, who also suffers from Dyslexia. The school is a hidden gem. I would strongly recommend this school to any parent or grandparent with a child with learning differences.
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I am very glad to have sent two children to Center School. It is a remarkable learning institution for kids with some type of learning disability. The faculty is able to break through and teach children how to learn differently. One of our children has transitioned back to a typical school and is thriving with the skill set learned at Center School. The other has just started and is making tremendous strides in his first year there. I strongly recommend this school to any parents whose children are finding it difficult to learn in the conventional school setting.
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5  
Center School has changed my son's life! He is learning, growing and thriving socially, emotionally and academically. I can't express how wonderful and caring all the teachers and staff are in the school and how hard they work to make all the kids a success.
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This school was a godsend. It took until our son was finishing 5th grade to really understand he needed to be in a school that knows how to teach to kids with learning disabilities. In our case, ADHD kept my son back in math and reading. In less than a year, we have seen incredible progress. I''d recommend this school to anyone and tell them not to wait another year. The teachers are outstanding and the student body is wonderful.
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5  
One of the best schools out there, I would not be where I am at in life without them
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5  
I am a middle school teacher at Center School. I love the ability to be able to instruct students at their level, thereby giving them exactly what they need. The faculty is committed and dedicated to each and every student.
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