Admissions Process

Benchmark School practices a rolling admissions procedure and accepts applications throughout the year.

Step 1: Apply

Complete an online admission application.  

Step 2: Application Documents

 Once your admission application has been processed, you will have access to your online admissions account. Via this account, you will submit the following documents:

  • A written report of psycho-educational testing completed within the last 2 years. This could be an Evaluation/Re-evaluation Report from your child’s public school or a report from a private tester.
  • Your child’s most recent report card
  • IEP or 504 Plan, if applicable
  • Teacher recommendation 
  • Parent/Guardian questionnaire

Parents/guardians can tour the school at any point in the process. 

Step 3: Student Visit

Schedule your child’s visit to Benchmark School. Visits are approximately 2 hours and include a reading and math assessment and a campus tour.

Financial Aid

If your family would benefit from tuition assistance, please apply as early as possible. For additional assistance or information, see our Tuition and Financial Aid page or contact Admissions, 610-565-3741.


Benchmark School is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Academic Schools and has been accorded 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service. A not-for-profit, independent school, Benchmark relies on tuition and charitable gifts for its operation.  Accredited by Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools, which is a member in good standing of the National Association of Independent Schools’ Commission on Accreditation.

Benchmark School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender and sexuality diversity, age, or against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability, in its admissions and financial program, in the administration of its educational program, or in its employment policies.

Academic year & summer camp Open Houses


March 16, 2023
8:30-11:30 a.m.

Click here to register.

April 15, 2023
8:30-11:30 a.m.

Click here to register.

Please contact the Admissions Team to set up a private tour.

Benchmark has changed my son’s outlook on school for the better. Some of his struggles have become strengths and he has learned to self-advocate along the way. I’m still amazed at the writing pieces he comes home with.
Kim S., Benchmark Parent


Email us or call 610-565-3741.