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Camphill Special Schools

Camphill Special Schools is a coeducational private special needs school for students in grades Kindergarten through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural

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Overview

Camphill Special Schools says

Camphill Special School is a Waldorf school, as well as a Pennsylvania Approved Private School, for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are part of the worldwide Camphill movement and the only Camphill community in North America for children. We offer residential and day academic and prevocational programs, as well as therapeutic care, for children in kindergarten through grade twelve. We also offer a Transition Program for young people ages eighteen to twenty-one. Camphill Special School's mission is to create wholeness for children and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities through education and therapy in extended family living so that they may be better understood and their disabilities moderated, that they may more fully unfold their potential, and that they more fully and meaningfully participate in life. Camphill Special School is a nonprofit Pennsylvania Approved Private School and Waldorf school that offers day and residential programs for children and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities that may include, but are not restricted to, mental retardation (MR), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD), Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Fragile X Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, and other syndromes associated with intellectual disability. Camphill Special School is part of the worldwide Camphill Movement and the only Camphill community in North America for children, as well as the only Waldorf school in the country for children with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (610) 469-9236
Email
  bwolf@camphillspecialschool.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 100
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 3
1 4
3 6
5 9
6 8
7 10
9 10
10 10
11 10
12 12
Ungraded 18

Camphill Special Schools's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Camphill Special Schools's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 90%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 3%

Associations & Memberships

Association of Waldorf Schools of North America

Other associations for exceptional children

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