Orchard Friends School

Tel: (856)786-1123
  • Orchard Friends School is a private, nonsectarian school educating children with language-based and other learning differences in grades K through 12.
  • OFS is a safe and nurturing environment with small classes (avg 4:1 student teacher ratio), multi-sensory instruction, intensive social skills intervention and speech therapy, as well as occupational therapy.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia/Language-based Learning Differences/Central Auditory Processing/ADD/ASD
Year Founded1999

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Average Class Size4 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesFinancial Aid available for private pay students
Admissions DirectorBeth DiPerna, MA, CCC-SLP
Admissions AssociateKaren Pentkowski

School Notes

  • OFS was founded in 1999 in the Moorestown Community House. When that space was outgrown Orchard Friends moved to the original school for Sacred Heart Parish in Riverton, NJ. We serve children who learn differently and spend too much time and effort overcoming struggles of being in a typical classroom and not enough time learning.
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