GCMS is a licensed special education school designed to accommodate the needs of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities ages 3 to 21.
Therapy services, including speech, occupational, physical, and vision, are offered to maximize student potential.
A Transition Program that emphasizes pre-vocational, community, and ADL skills is also available.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 116 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $38,000
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1960
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
116 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
William Benson

School Notes

  • The George Crothers Memorial School is a private, state-licensed school for children, teens and young adults with intellectual disabilities, brain damage, or cerebral palsy between the ages of 3 and 21. The ungraded special education classes include academic and life skills training as well as pre-vocational, therapeutic, social, and recreational activities. The challenging program strives to develop each student to his or her highest potential. Speech, occupational, and physical therapy are integrated into the program based on the student’s individualized education plan. Vision services and social work services are also available. Registered nurses are on staff to administer medication, provide first aid and attend to the needs of medically fragile students.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 116 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $38,000
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Delaware County, PA is $22,735 for elementary schools and $30,925 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Delaware County, PA is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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