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Quaker School at Horsham, The

Map250 Meetinghouse Rd.
Horsham, PA 19044
215-674-2875
    Categories:
  • Education

Description:

A Friends elementary and middle school serving children with complex challenges in grades K-9. Individualized programming includes: specialized academic interventions in reading, writing, and math. Small class size; integrated speech & occupational therapy; adaptive technology; multi-sensory programs; & social competency instruction. Qualified nurturing teachers support academic successes.

School's Approach

TQS nurtures & honors unique strengths and inherent goodness of each child while delivering research-based curricula.

Additional Information:

Disabilities Served: All / many disabilities
Asperger syndrome
Autism
Communication / social disorder
Learning disability / ADHD
County: Bucks
Montgomery
Philadelphia
Location (state-county): PA
PA-Bucks
PA-Montgomery
PA-Philadelphia
Services Offered: Evaluation
Support Groups
Enrollment: 65
Grades or ages of school: Grades K-9
Staff:student ratio: 1:4
Gender of students: coed
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
Extended day mornings, afternoons or both: afternoons
Updated 2017-2018: yes
Transportation provided: no
Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): $13,000 (K)-$37,790 (1-9)
Tuition structure: FAPE
Financial aid offered
Private pay
Scholarship offered
Assistive tech used: Computers/computer lab; iPads; Laptops; SmartBoards; Dragon Naturally Speaking; SmartBoards
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Edmark Reading Program; Zner Bloser Handwriting; Friends-based responsive classrooms with individualized, multi-sensory programs, social competency instruction, 4:1 student-teacher ratio, Wilson Reading System, guided discovery, service learning
Learning strategies: Lindamood Bell
Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports
Wilson Reading
Support services/therapies offered: Integrated OT & ST, counseling and psycho-educational support
Support services: Animal/dog therapy
Counseling
Occupational therapy
Social worker
Speech therapy
Extracurriculars offered: Chess tournament, school play, dance, team sports, talent show
Extracurriculars offered: Art
Field trips
Library
Music
Physical education
Sports
Theater
Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Extended hours, Summer program
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