Admissions

Welcome to The Quaker School, a place where children blossom as they rediscover their confidence in learning.

As the head of our Admissions Team, I am proud to introduce you to our school and to the students and families who thrive in our unique educational environment.

Explore this section to learn more about our admissions process, and please contact me (admissions@quakerschool.org) with any questions or to schedule a virtual tour of our school. It is my sincere hope that you find this place as special and life changing as I have.

The Quaker School Faculty

 

~ Lori Boccuzzi, Assistant Head for Enrollment Management

 

 

Our Mission: The Quaker School at Horsham uses research-based programs provided by compassionate professionals to enable each student with complex challenges to blossom and achieve meaningful personal, social and academic success.

 

 

Our Philosophy: The Quaker School at Horsham is a compassionate community that builds trusting relationships among students, parents, therapists, faculty and staff.

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“Before The Quaker School, I felt left out and jealous of other students in my class. Now, I can fit in for the first time in my life.”

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School Closures + Kids with Complex Challenges: How to Prepare Your Child
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Alex Brosowsky

Remember when you were a child and the forecast called for snow? That feeling of awesome anticipation, of excited uncertainty, about what the next day would bring? 

In those days, a change from routine was welcomed with open arms and big cheers. Today, a similar anticipation and uncertainty keeps us parents up as night for completely different reasons. 

The threat (or reality) of school closures stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic has hung over the 2020-2021 school year since it started -- and right now, as we enter the holiday season, many schools and colleges across the country are closing their doors once again and transitioning into virtual learning. 

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School Anxiety + Children: Post-Shutdown Tips for Parents
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Alex Brosowsky

If your child suffered from school anxiety prior to the pandemic shutdown, chances are high that this extended school break exacerbated the issue. Yet even if your child never experienced school avoidance before, the uncertainty of the past few months and the dire news cycle to which they’ve been exposed may have created new anxious feelings. 

While school anxiety and avoidance are very common, especially in children with complex challenges and learning differences, it can be both frustrating and emotional to help a child overcome these fears. 

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How to Help Teens with ADHD Tackle Homework
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Alex Brosowsky

“Have you finished your homework?” 

As any parent of a teenager knows, there is no question in the parenting repertoire that can elicit such extreme responses as this one. From an elated “Yes!” to an angry “Ugh, I will!” to ... total silence … homework can be a polarizing topic in any household. However, homework is a routine and necessary part of every student’s education. 

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