Geoge Crothers Memorial School

Tel: (610)328-5955
  • 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.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1960

Student Body

Total Students90 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$38,000
Admissions DirectorWilliam 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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