Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is a non-profit organization serving persons with emotional and/or developmental needs & educational disabilities.
The Devereux mission is to change lives and nurture human potential.
We inspire hope, ensure well-being, and promote meaningful life choices.
Our mission is achieved through a wide range of services and supports for individuals and their families. The mission of the Devereux Early Childhood Inititive (DECI) is to create working partnerships among early childhood educators, mental health professionals, and families, to promote young children's social and emotional development, foster resilience, and build the skills for school success.
Devereux Brandywine School serves students, grades 1-12,with Emotional Disturbances, Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Offered are: PA Standard (CommonCore) Curriculum, PSSA/Keystone Components, Aimsweb Progress Monitoring,Credits toward Diploma, School-Wide Postive Behavior Intervention & Support (SW-PBIS), Skill Development Classes/Career Counseling, Student Work Program, Direct Instruction (SRA) in Reading/Math,Speech/Language/Occupational Therapy Services and Extended SchoolYear (ESY) Program. PA 4010 funding available for referring PA school districts.

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Devereux Brandywine ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Emotional Disturbances, Learning Disabilities, ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia, Autism Spectrum Disorders, among others
Year Founded
1912
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
97 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
66%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Devereux Brandywine Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
10 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The $44,782 tuition costs are for the 10-month school program. ESY is separate.
Admissions Director
Carol Konecny
Admissions Associate
Pam McCullough

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Client Core Team, Robotics Club, School Newpaper, Talent Show, Technology Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Program, Gym Class

School Notes

  • On Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health campuses throughout Chester County, Approved Private Schools (APSes) continue the work of founder Helena Devereux who believed that all children, even those with emotional and/or developmental needs, could flourish and learn in a caring, nurturing, and supportive environment.
  • Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health offers four APSes in Chester County, Brandywine being one of the four schools.
  • Other Devereux Approved Private Schools are CARES in Downingtown, The Learning Center in West Chester, and Mapleton school in Malvern
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