The Watson Institute Friendship Academy

  • Friendship Academy operates an approved private elementary, middle and high school program for students ages 5-21 that can include mental health services for students who may need them. Friendship Academy is licensed by the PA Departments of Education and Welfare. Recognized as experts in the area of special education and mental health, Friendship Academy staff also provide training and consulting services to area agencies and school districts. In addition, Friendship Academy is a training site for university programs in special education, social work, psychology, counseling, pediatrics and nursing.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students 132 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
78%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade The Watson Institute Friendship Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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