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Benchmark School

  • Education

Essential Information

Address 2107 N. Providence Rd.
Media, PA 19063
Website URL www.benchmarkschool.org

Benchmark School admits children who often arrive having been identified as having a learning difference, an auditory processing deficit, or a perceptual difficulty. Other students have been identified as dyslexic, reading disabled, learning disabled, or exhibiting ADD/ADHD. These labels provide a starting point for understanding the issues that correlate with the students' progress in school.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.benchmarkschool.org

Disabilities Served: Learning disability / ADHD

County: Delaware

Location (state-county): PA-Delaware

Services Offered: Evaluation

Enrollment: 175

Grades or ages of school: Grades 1-8

Staff:student ratio: 1:3

Gender of students: coed

Offers summer camp, program or school: yes

Extended day mornings, afternoons or both: afternoons

School's Approach: We believe every child is a unique individual whose potential has yet to be realized. To help students develop their potential, we endeavor to provide an inclusive and supportive environment that is grounded in an appreciation of who each student is as a learner and individual. Since every child is unique and constantly developing, we tailor our instruction to students' current strengths, challenges, and overall profile as we develop their confidence and competence.

Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no

Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no

Update 2015-16: yes

Update 2016-17: no

Transportation provided: no

Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): Grades 1-5: $31,700 Grades 6-8: $32,200; financial aid grants based on need

Tuition structure: Financial aid offered

Adaptive tech used: iPads; Learning ALLY

Learning strategies/therapies utilized: help students understand how our language works, including connections between decoding, spelling, and vocabulary.

Support services/therapies offered: collaborative team of teacher-mentors and professional counseling staff, speech therapy, tutoring

Support services:
School nurse
Speech therapy

Extracurriculars offered: Activities Club Art Club Board Games Girls Club
 Junior Golf Senior Golf Indoor Soccer Junior Soccer Math Club Outward Bound Robotics Club Sports Club
 Yoga Club Sports Teams (co-ed) Basketball JV Soccer Varsity Soccer Library Music

Extracurriculars offered:

Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Extended hours, Summer program

Paid Blurb 2016: no