Upper Merion Vantage Academy


The Upper Merion Vantage Academy accepts regular and special education students in grades 7–12 who need a small, structured, and nurturing therapeutic environment where academic success is a priority. Student eligibility criteria include a willingness and ability to commit to following the structure of the program, basic skill levels above fifth grade, the ability to learn in an inclusive classroom, and no need of physical intervention on a regular basis to maintain the safety of self and others.

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Services and Features


  • Academic curriculum approved by the PA Department of Education that meets state graduation requirements
  • Variety of classes taught by certified teachers to match students’ interests and ability levels
  • Small class size
  • Special education support and services
  • Inclusive classes
  • Individualized academic planning and advisement
  • Preparation for Keystone Exams and PSSA’s


  • A credentialed counselor assigned to each student
  • Individual counseling
  • Counselors who facilitate regular communication between home and school, and assist students in setting and achieving goals
  • Individualized treatment planning
  • A comprehensive and structured behavior management system with motivational system of recognition and rewards

Parent Involvement

  • Parental participation in Enrollment Conference
  • Regular parent contact and consultation
  • Parent-Staff conferences
  • Online student information system (PowerSchool) to monitor grades and progress

Other Features

  • E-Learning Program
  • Staff dedicated to a holistic team approach
  • Facility dog – Mint
  • Individualized transition planning focused on future success
  • Community Service opportunities

To Learn More

If you are interested in learning more about the Upper Merion Vantage Academy or scheduling a visit and tour of our campus, please contact Jeri Johnson at 610-945-0060 ext. 117 or by email.


633 East 4th St.
Bridgeport, PA 19405