Quaker School at Horsham, The
250 Meetinghouse Rd.
Horsham, PA 19044
A Friends elementary & middle school serving capable children who learn differently in grades K-9. Individualized programming includes: specialized academic interventions in reading, writing and math; 4:1 student-teacher ratio; integrated speech & occupational therapy; adaptive technology; multisensory programs; & social competency instruction. Qualified nurturing teachers support academic successes.
Grades or ages of school: Grades K-9
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
Extended day mornings, afternoons or both: afternoons
School's Approach: TQS nurtures & honors unique strengths and inherent goodness of each child while delivering research-based curricula.
Update 2015-16: yes
Transportation provided: no
Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): Kindergarten: $28,880.00 First to Eighth Grade: $34,275.00 Ninth Grade: $37,325.00; Tuition assistance is offered by way of need-based Financial Aid. We offer no more than half of the tuition in Financial Aid
Adaptive tech used: Reading Bookshare.org Lexia Reading -3-tier online reading instruction incorporated with the Wilson Reading System instruction at TQS. Kurzweil 3000/Scanners - integrated literacy software program that reads text out loud. Nessy Game Player – designed for students with Dyslexia, a game-based learning program to improved reading and spelling skills. Math Firstinmath.com – curriculum supplement that gives students access to practicing fundamental math fluency online from any location. Dreambox – adaptive online learning platform that strengthens math skills for lower school students. Keyboarding Type to Learn 4 is available for all students. Read, Write, Type and Wordy Querty can be accessed from any computer, school or home, with an internet connections. Hardware SMART Technology SMARTBoards Macintosh MacBook Pro Laptops Apple iPad Apple iMac Apple TV
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Service learning. Teaching methods are direct, multi-sensory, and individualized to specific learning challenges. Responsive classrooms, Wilson reading system, guided discovery, theme-based curriculum.
Support services/therapies offered: counseling, occupational & speech therapy, psycho-educational support
Extracurriculars offered: chess tournament, school play, dance, team sports, talent show
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