Valley Friends School was incorporated in 1986 because there was a need for a
secondary school for students with language-based learning disabilities/differences.
The mission of DVFS is to prepare students for future study and work while
embracing our Quaker values.
original mission of Delaware Valley Friends School has both endured and
strengthened. DVFS provides a safe, Quaker environment, where students
immerse themselves in a rigorous college preparatory program. Our
Orton-Gillingham based teaching provides multisensory instruction. Our
first-rate faculty helps students understand their individual learning style,
teaches them what it is that makes them successful, and builds their
self-confidence in a meaningful and real way.
believe that a Delaware Valley Friends education is second to none. Our faculty
constantly examines and implements the latest research and technology to keep
our approach on the cutting edge of education in an extremely fast and changing
global world. Our students are partners in this process, working closely
with teachers to learn how to learn. Together, they discover the tools
and strategies they will need for success today and beyond – and how to apply those
techniques to real life situations.
students for their future is not solely an academic undertaking, but requires
engaging the student as a whole. At Delaware Valley Friends, we encourage
each student to find their passion – whether it is in the art studios, on a
sports team, or as a community leader – and pursue that passion within our structured,
Delaware Valley Friends is truly a launching pad for success in learning and in