A Better Chance in Lower Merion

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 Quick Facts about ABCLM:

  • Founded in 1973
  • Our program is an all-male boarding program, with a house that can fit up to 8 students (it currently houses 6).
  • All ABC-LM graduates (over 90) have gone on to 4-year colleges/universities and over 95% have graduated in 4 years.
  • Recent graduates have attended Georgetown University, Lehigh University, Tufts University, New York University, SUNY Binghamton, Haverford College, and Bowdoin College.
  • Three  live-in tutors, all college graduates, supervise mandatory study hall 5 nights a week and arrange for week-end activities such as movies, paintball and get-togethers with other local ABC programs.
  • Each student is given a laptop by the school district for use at home and in school to complete academic assignments.
  • ABC-LM provides private SAT tutoring for all sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
  • Each ABC student has a support network that includes an academic advisor, a host family, and a house relations committee.



Lower Merion High School

Lower Merion School District

New Lower Merion High School, opened in September 2010.

Scene from Lower Merion High School Commencement 2010.

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