The Timothy School

  • The Timothy School was established in 1960 as a non-profit school for children with autism.
  • We provide community service opportunities for students from local elementary and secondary schools who volunteer to work with our students.
  • We also provide preservice opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students from six colleges and universities.
  • School Provide specialized instruction that is individualized for students in order to develop their academic skills, functional academic skills, communication skills, self-help skills, gross/fine motor skills, daily living/vocational skills, and social/emotional skills, Emphasizes the application of communication, self-help, behavioral, and daily living skills across settings in order to help students participate and enjoy relationships with others within home, school, and community, Structures all instructional settings to increase students' confidence and motivation so that they will examine their environment and learn to adapt their behavior based on their previous experiences, Coordinates therapeutic services such as speech/language and occupational /physical therapy to provide for both individualized and classroom based instruction that is consistently implemented across all settings through an interdisciplinary approach by therapists, teachers, and parents, Provides parent training that reflects the needs of the family and that will help the children, their parents, and siblings participate positively and meaningfully in family and community activities.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Inquire with school

Student Body

Total Students69 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 23%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    Grades: NS-12 | 305 students
    9.5 miles
    111 Elwyn Road
    Media, PA 19063
    (610) 891-2201
    9.5 NS-12
    305
  • Philadelphia
    Green Tree School & Services
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    Grades: NS-12 | 104 students
    15 miles
    1196 East Washington Lane
    Philadelphia, PA 19138
    (215) 866-0200
    15 NS-12
    104
  • Berwyn
    Melmark School
    Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 92 students
    3.1 miles
    2600 Wayland Rd
    Berwyn, PA 19312
    (610) 325-2939
    3.1 Inquire with school
    92
  • Bryn Mawr
    Hill Top Preparatory School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 73 students
    5.6 miles
    737 S Ithan Ave
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610) 527-3230
    5.6 5-12
    73
  • Glenmoore
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    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 97 students
    16.4 miles
    160 Devereux Road
    Glenmoore, PA 19343
    (484) 873-4955
    16.4 1-12
    97

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