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.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Grades OfferedPrekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students743 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
86%
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
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