The Mill Creek School

111 N 49th St
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Tel: (215)471-4900
  • The Mill Creek School is a private alternative secondary program serving adolescents in need of emotional and/or learning support.
  • Most students are referred by their local school districts who provide transportation and cover the tuition.
  • There is a comprehensive and challenging academic program that can be individualized to meet the needs of each student.
  • Students who have experienced difficulties in larger school settings due to issues related to anxiety depression or social adjustment concerns are served.
  • Mill Creek offers a strong visual art and music program along with supportive clinical services.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Grades OfferedNursery/Preschool
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students51 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
100%
Average Class Size7 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorArthur Friedman

School Notes

  • Mill Creek is licensed by both the Pa. and NJ. Departments Of Education.
  • Creers and transitional services are available to each student.
  • Parent education and support groups are offered in the evening.
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