Green Tree School

146 W Walnut Ln, PO Box 25639, Philadelphia, PA 19144

Green Tree provides a therapeutic and academic program for children and youths who have been diagnosed with serious emotional disturbances, neurological impairments or both. Many have displayed several behavioral problems that have prevented them from succeeding in traditional settings. In addition to receiving instruction in basic academics, students participate in movement therapy and physical education. Twice a year, staff members comprehensively evaluate a student's progress and restructure the program accordingly. Parental participation is encouraged at all levels. The usual length of stay at Green Tree is three to five years, with pupils then proceeding to a regular public school, a more advanced special school, a vocational facility or college. The school accepts the following conditions: Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Emotional Disturbances, Pervasive Development Disorder.

General Information

Academic OrientationGeneral Academic, Underachiever, Special Education
Grade RangeDay — Coed Ages 3-21
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address146 W Walnut Ln, PO Box 25639, Philadelphia, PA 19144
Telephone215-843-4528
Fax215-843-2688
Year Established1957
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorBill Goldschmidt
Applications DueRolling
Total Enrollment82
Day Students82
Boys66
Girls16
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