Kirk Smothers, Head of School
Map19 E. Central Ave.
Paoli, PA 19301
- Independent School
A national leader in the field of educating bright students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, executive function disorders, ADHD, and other learning differences through engaging, innovative, personalized learning led ny expert faculty in a supportive Quaker community.
Points of Pride: Makerspace, annual musical production (original work written, scored, performed by students), Adventure Learning with trips to Peru, Costa Rica & Florida Keys, Tri-county Independent Schools sports league, award-winning literary magazine, SeaPerch underwater robotics competition (Greater Philadelphia Champions 2016), Student films won Bridge Film Festival Judge's Choice Award for New Media, 2016 and 2017.
High School Specifics
Student College Acceptances: Franklin & Marshall, Temple University, University of Maryland, Johnson & Wakes University, McDaniel College, Clark University, Hampton University
HS Short Description
Delaware Valley Friends is a coed Quaker, college preparatory school for bright students, grades 5 - 12, who struggle with reading, writing, math, memory, processing, ADHD, executive functioning, and other learning differences.
Grades of School:
Students per teacher:
Langauge Arts: 4 - 6 students; other content areas: 8-14 students
Financial aid offered?:
Technology programs, what grade offered?:
classrooms have digital document cameras, projectors, smartboards; students have access to and training in a variety of laptop-based assistive technologies
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing):
Standardized test scores:
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins:
Spanish, American Sign Language
School climate (what are you known for?):
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