Overbrook Preschool And Kindergarten

Overbrook Preschool and Kindergarten’s educational program is based on the principle that a sense of self-competency and self-esteem is the foundation upon which future academic success is built.
Children are thoughtfully facilitated in their development of self-worth and respect for themselves and others.
Our early childhood setting provides each child with opportunities for hands-on learning experiences in a safe and challenging environment.
The curriculum is nurtured and guided by dedicated, professional teachers who encourage exploration and reflection.
Children engage in meaningful play-based activities, stemming from their interests and abilities which are the building blocks for cognitive, social and emotional learning.Overbrook Preschool and Kindergarten holds a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Private Academic School License, certified by the State’s Department of Education.
We provide a rich, robust early childhood education for young children of all ethnic, religious and racial backgrounds.
The school respects and honors the diversity of its community.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other special emphasis association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Religious AffiliationPresbyterian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedInclusion model with collaborative I.U. support
Year Founded1965

Student Body

Total Students164 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Overbrook Preschool And Kindergarten Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
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Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMay. 1
Tuition Notes$2,000.00-$8,000
% on Financial Aid
2%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Admissions DirectorMelissa D'Amelio, M.Ed.
Admissions AssociatePriscilla Fitzpatrick

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