Governor Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Education are mandating that schools throughout the state remain closed through the end of the school year. Fairwold Academy will update our school community on how graduation should be handled as soon as we have more information.

See our full page of FAQs and online resources for sustaining educational engagement at home here.

Please click here for a letter from Fairwold Executive Director on end of school year dates and information.


Who We are

Fairwold Academy provides high-quality, comprehensive academics within a therapeutic framework. Its two schools—Approved Private School (APS) and SPIRIT—integrate a curriculum based on Pennsylvania state standards to serve students facing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and intellectual challenges.

Surrounded by a deeply caring and accepting community, students are empowered to rise above adversity and seek out opportunities best suited to their interests. Fairwold Academy’s approach to education is holistic and team driven, with an emphasis on family, community, and school district involvement. We provide students the continuity and customized coordination of service they need and deserve to lead productive, fulfilling lives as they choose to define them.

Why Fairwold?