Delaware Valley Friends School
Delaware Valley Friends School (DVFS) was founded in 1986 by Irene McHenry. Located in Paoli, Pennsylvania, DVFS offers secondary Quaker education for students in grades 6 through 12 who have learning disabilities. DVFS is the only Quaker upper school in the Philadelphia region structured for this purpose.
The student-to-teacher ratio at DVFS is approximately 5 to 1.
The Friends educational approaches[clarification needed] are replicated during the school's summer program, which runs from June to August and features one-on-one tutorials, art classes, and intensive instruction for the advancement of reading and writing skills.