Wordsworth Academy

2101 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Washington, PA 19034

Formerly The Matthews School, this remedial school serves children who have had serious difficulty—especially with reading—in an ordinary school setting. Instruction in all subjects, geared to building reading and math skills, begins at the student's present level of achievement. Psychotherapy, speech and vision therapy, family therapy, counseling and diagnostic services are available. Clinical services are recommended on an individual basis as needed. The academy also conducts a remedial summer school and a recreational summer camp program. The school accepts the following conditions: ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Conduct Disorder, Emotional Disturbances, Learning Differences, Mood Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

General Information

Academic OrientationGeneral Academic, Special Education
Grade RangeDay — Coed Ages 5-21
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address2101 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Washington, PA 19034
Telephone215-643-5400
Toll-Free Telephone800-769-0088
Fax215-643-0595
Year Established1952
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorLinda Williams
Applications DueRolling
Total Enrollment216
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