Welcome to the website of MileStone Academy! We are happy to introduce you to our new high school, where students are honored for their strengths and respectfully instructed in their areas of need. MileStone is a place to belong while comfortably acquiring skills to become an independent learner.
Behind the scenes, MileStone is the brainchild of Kathy Hunt, founder of The Center School in Abington, PA. Kathy’s dream to create a high school to meet the needs of unconventional learners has reached fruition. With the dedicated support of her founding team, each complicated component of creating a new school has been realized. In a shared labor of love, Michele Hewitt-Webster and Kimberli Hunt are the organizers and co-founders of Kathy’s dream school. Kim and Michele work together seamlessly, problem-solving and ironing out the multitude of details. Carol Wolf, former longtime Director of Admissions at Center School is now Director of Admissions at MileStone. Carol brings her genuine warmth, understanding of the needs of families and extensive background knowledge of local specialized schools and programming to her new position.
MileStone students receive individualized, direct instruction in reading, writing, reading comprehension and math. Integrated throughout the curriculum, students receive consistent, meaningful skill instruction while learning social studies, science, social skills and more. Faculty members were chosen for their excellent communication skills, empathy, creativity and knowledge of subject matter.
Our vision is a school where the faculty, students and parents work together to build an organization where adolescents hone their positive identities and academic skills through an accepting community that is rich with resources, connected to its local environs and a happy place to be.
Looking forward to a bright future ~The MileStone Academy Founders