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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 17 students
  • Average class size: 4 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia/Language-based Learning Differences/Central Auditory Processing/ADD/ASD
Year Founded
1999
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
17 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 39%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
4 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Financial Aid available for private pay students
Admissions Director
Beth DiPerna, MA, CCC-SLP
Admissions Associate
Karen 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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 17 students
  • Average class size: 4 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Burlington County, NJ is $7,440 for elementary schools and $10,192 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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