About Reading, Perkiomen Ave
New Story Schools on Perkiomen Avenue in Reading, PA was licensed in 2011 to provide educational and behavioral services to students in grades K-12 in and around Berks county. Please review the information below for more about this location.
1245 Perkiomen Ave Reading, PA 19602
- Emotional Support
Courtney Meitzler, Special Education Director and Kara Rohrbach, MS, BCBA, Clinical Director invite you to learn more about this location and the services we provide for students with special education needs.
Special Education Director
KARA ROHRBACH, MS, BCBA
We are happy to offer on-site:
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech Therapy
- STEAM lab
Each New Story Schools location offers a handbook to inform our students and families of the policies and procedures in place to achieve safe, efficient, and well-operated schools.
Cada ubicación de New Story Schools ofrece un manual para informar a nuestros estudiantes y sus familias sobre las políticas y procedimientos establecidos para lograr escuelas seguras, eficientes y bien operadas.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is involved in the enrollment process for New Story Schools and what documentation is needed?
In most cases, enrollment at a New Story School begins with the child’s home district, though in Ohio some scholarships are available for parents to directly enroll. Please visit our Enrollment Process page for more information, or contact us if you have additional questions.
How can I tour a school?
We love to welcome families to see our schools. We generally schedule these once a referral is in process with the school district. At that time, we can arrange for families to tour the facility and observe the classroom in which the student will be placed. The tour provides families the opportunity to ask any questions about the academic and behavioral support we can offer the student. Please visit our Enrollment Process page for more information, or contact us if you have additional questions.
Where can I find information on the cost of tuition?
Most students at New Story Schools are referred to us via their public school district, and that district would need to authorize placement with us. We do not directly charge tuition to parents. Please visit our Enrollment Process page for more information, or contact us if you have additional questions.
What job openings are available within New Story Schools?
As a private academic school, we offer a range of positions from Principal/Director, Teacher, Support Staff, Occupational Therapist, Behavior Interventionist and more! Visit our careers page to view open positions and apply today!
Does New Story Schools offer internships?
We work with colleges and universities to provide internship positions such as student teacher positions and support staff positions. Visit our careers page to see what positions are available.
What techniques, programs and educational services do you offer for children diagnosed with autism?
New Story Schools offer standards aligned curriculum with academic and behavior interventions individually designed for students withfor autism and emotional disorders. The needs of the whole student are met through the integration of Applied Behavior Analysis, Multi-Tiered System of Supports, Counseling, Trauma-Informed Approach, and Social-Emotional Learning. Please visit our Autism Support page, our Behavioral and Therapeutic Services page or contact us for more information.
Does New Story Schools offer a program for emotional support students?
Our emotional support classrooms provide individualized, rigorous, standards aligned,instruction to students with mild-to-severe mental health or behavioral health needs. Our program promotes behavioral, social, emotional, academic and independent living skills. Visit our Emotional Support page for more information, or contact us if you have additional questions.
Where can I locate/print/download the current school year calendar?
School calendars are located on the locations pages of each individual school. Navigate to your school’s School Calendar drop down to find a downloadable PDF containing the calendar for the current school year.
Does New Story Schools hold national or local accreditation?
New Story Schools are private academic schools that hold the appropriate local credentials in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia and New Jersey. All New Story Schools follow state standards set forth by the Department of Education in the state they are located in.
Are high school diplomas awarded?
The goal at all New Story Schools is to help our students improve to the point where they are able to return to their home school district. In the case that a student stays with us throughout their academic career, New Story Schools hold graduations at the end of each school year, for students who have met the graduating criteria, where diplomas are awarded. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram pages for features of our graduates and graduation ceremonies.
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There is always something happening at New Story Schools!