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HMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy

HMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy is a coeducational private special needs school

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

HMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy says

HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy, located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia, serves school-age children and young adults through age 21 who have complex, multiple disabilities usually resulting from cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury or other neurological impairment. Renowned for our success in empowering students, HMS's day and residential programs maximize achievement and promote independence. Every child flourishes in our nurturing, respectful environment. We are experts in the field, not only in special education but in cerebral palsy, assistive technology and state-of-the-art equipment and techniques. Our interdisciplinary team reinforces students' learning, as teachers collaborate with skilled physical, occupational, speech and recreation therapists to achieve IEP goals. The team also includes nurses, certified nursing assistants and a social worker who support students' capacity to participate in the school day and in family and community life. As many as 9 to 14 individuals work together to make each child's program successful.

Mission Statement

HMS School educates, nurtures, and cares for children and young adults with complex physical disabilities resulting from cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury or other neurological impairments, with the goal of enabling each to reach his or her maximum potential. We promote independence and improve the quality of life for youth in a safe and secure environment so each can lead a fulfilling, stimulating life now and as an adult.

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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
  (215) 222-2566
Email
  pmcguinness@hmsschool.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 57
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Ungraded 57

HMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy'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 HMS School for Children With Cerebral Palsy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Gender 60% Male / 40% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 81%
Multi-racial 2%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2%

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

State or regional independent school association

Other associations for exceptional children

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