The Mill Creek School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students35 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Mill Creek School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
100%
Average Class Size7 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorChristina Kelly

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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 7-12 | 101 students
    8 miles
    8836 Crefeld Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19118
    (215) 242-5545
    8 7-12
    101
  • Philadelphia
    Green Tree School & Services
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-12 | 104 students
    7.1 miles
    1196 East Washington Lane
    Philadelphia, PA 19138
    (215) 866-0200
    7.1 NS-12
    104
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: 9-12 | 33 students
    7.7 miles
    1100 Adams Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19124
    (215) 342-5000
    7.7 9-12
    33
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: PK-12 | 157 students
    3.1 miles
    7029 Woodland Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19142
    (215) 729-0374
    3.1 PK-12
    157
  • Philadelphia
    Jw Hallahan Catholic Girls' High School
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    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 411 students
    2.6 miles
    311 N 19th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (215) 563-8930
    2.6 9-12
    411

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $7,644 for elementary schools and $12,354 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).