Delaware Valley School for Exceptional Children is a small, private, non-profit organization which has been in existence for 34 years and whose primary function is to accommodate the educational, emotional and social needs of its students.
Our enrollment consists of 25 classified adolescents with 13 full-time staff members.
Teachers hold the appropriate special education certification and ancillary staff have accrued numerous years of experience in working with our clientele.
Our philosophy is predicated upon “Reality Therapy” in which students are held solely accountable for their actions.
In addition to a well-devised behavioral modification program, several supplementary strategies have been implemented to encourage a positive work ethic and appropriate demeanor.
Academically, our program offers the following beneficial factors: small group instruction; student-staff ratio of 2:1; positive reinforcement; modeling of learning strategies; short term organizational assistance; alternative teaching strategies; frequent encouragement; individual counseling; conflict resolution; peer mediation and structured environment.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12

Student Body

Total Students
27 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
75%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Delaware Valley School For Exceptional Children Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Reviews

5  
Best School for kids with adhd I learned a lot from the teachers there even how to control my anger thank you to al the teachers that were there in when I was there 1996 to 1999
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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