Glen Mills Schools
The Glen Mills Schools was founded in 1826, originally incorporated as the Philadelphia House of Refuge.
The Philadelphia House of Refuge was the third school of its type in the country, following the New York House of Refuge in 1824 and the Boston House of Refuge in 1825.
The program includes room and board, clothing, behavior management, individual and group counseling, academic and vocational programming, medical and dental services, as well as athletic and recreational opportunities.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Top Ranked PA School
- School Type: Alternative School
- Grades: Prekindergarten
- Enrollment: 743 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Glen Mills Schools ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Glen Mills Schools's ranking?
Glen Mills Schools ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Glen Mills Schools?
The application deadline for Glen Mills Schools is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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