Why ABC Lower Merion


LMHS is a recipient of the Department of Education’s Blue Ribbon School Award and consistently ranks among the finest in Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report.


Individual academic support is offered to our scholars by live-in tutors five nights a week (Sunday – Thursday) during mandatory study hall. Outside tutoring is available for more advanced courses.

Academic Advisor

Each scholar has an academic advisor who serves as their academic advocate, attending teacher conferences, following up on grades and securing specialized tutoring if needed.

College Preparation

Our scholars receive individual private tutoring for standardized testing (ACT / SAT) preparation. Each scholar works with a private college counselor who works to match colleges of interest, prepare applications and financial aid forms. 100% of our scholars who graduate go on to four-year colleges.

Home Away From Home

Our scholars live together in a home environment with a resident director and resident tutors. Family style dinners are served every weeknight prepared by our professional chef.

Host Family

The life of our scholars is greatly influenced by his host family who provide a nurturing home environment during monthly visits.

History of Success

ABC Lower Merion scholars have gone on to some of the best colleges in the country to become successful in a range of professions.

Lifetime Friendships

Many of our graduates remain connected to their fellow scholars and host families throughout their lives.