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Wyncote Academy

Map7613 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027
  • Education


Serves bright underachievers of potential who would thrive in a small, more personal learning environment that does not teach to standardized tests

School's Approach

Exceptional art program, outdoor ed. program with week-long trips throughout the year. Philosophy of experiential learning.

Additional Information:

Disabilities Served: Asperger syndrome
Emotional/behavioral disorder
Learning disability / ADHD
County: Montgomery
Location (state-county): PA-Montgomery
Enrollment: 50
Grades or ages of school: Grades 6-12
Staff:student ratio: 1:8
Gender of students: coed
% of graduates who attend college: 80%
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
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.): $26,500; financial aid, scholarships and tuition payment plan available.
Tuition structure: Financial aid offered
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: Wilson Reading System and philosophy of experiential learning: art, music, international travel, outdoor-education program with week-long trips
Learning strategies: Transition to college
Wilson Reading
Support services: Counseling
Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
Vocational/life skills: College prep
Extracurriculars offered: Tri-County Independent School League baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, tennis, volleyball
Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: socials skills; autistic support; supportive learning environment, Summer program
Paid Blurb 2016: no
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