MHY Family Services’ Longmore Academy opened its doors in 2000. As a Private Academic School licensed by Pennsylvania Department of Education, Longmore provides education for at-risk youth in grades K through 12. Students who attend Longmore Academy benefit from a structured and supportive learning environment that is responsive to behavioral and emotional factors that impede students’ academic success.
Why Choose Longmore?
The student to teacher ratio never exceeds 12:1, and every teacher is Pennsylvania state-certified. Teaching Pennsylvania’s Common Core Curriculum allows credits earned by students to transfer back to their home school district for promotion and/or graduation.
The curriculum incorporates traditional core subjects with electives such as art, current events and life skills. Students have remediation Title I Mathematics. All students are assessed in reading and math. Interventions, including tutoring and special education services are provided to address academic deficiencies.
We make all necessary accommodations for students and individualize instruction. Several of our teachers hold special education certification. Daily communication among all Longmore faculty members ensures close examination of student progress both academically and behaviorally. We offer counseling and post secondary transition planning through our Guidance Counselor.
Longmore offers the following special education services: Learning support, emotional support, life skills support, other health impairments, speech & language, physical therapy, occupational therapy and assistive devices. We offer 45 days special educational placements for public schools. We also offer extended school year (ESY).
All students are academically screened with GMADE and GRADE. We have Plato Cyber Program for students who may need AP classes, honor classes and foreign languages.
Longmore Academy referral form is located near the bottom of the page.