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The Capstone Program at Woodlynde School, a post-graduate year in partnership with Rosemont College, prepares recent high school graduates for the demands of a full-time college program.

Program Highlights

The Capstone Program is a unique educational opportunity that affords the student a number of academic benefits before enrolling as a full-time student. For instance, the Capstone Program differs from other post-graduate programs in the following ways:
  • In the mornings, students take two classes per semester at Rosemont College in the areas of social sciences, non-lab sciences, and humanities, giving students the opportunity to earn 12 college credits throughout the academic year.
  • Structured study periods will be provided in the afternoons at Woodlynde School under the direction of an expert learning specialist.
  • Direct instruction in math and writing will also be provided in the afternoons at Woodlynde School. Instruction will be based upon individualized student strengths and previous coursework in high school.
    • Overall, mathematics and written communication are two areas where first-year college students tend to experience the most difficulty. Having an additional year to hone these skills will ensure greater academic success.
  • All Capstone students will have access to Woodlynde School's expert College Guidance Program  in order to continue to refine and select post-secondary educational options.
  • In order to facilitate the social transition to college, participation in one Rosemont College extracurricular activity is required.
  • To provide an individualized approach, The Capstone Program at Woodlynde School will be limited to five students per year.
  • Students who successfully complete the Program with a 3.0 GPA will receive guaranteed admission to Rosemont College.

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Woodlynde School

445 Upper Gulph Road, Strafford, PA 19087-5498
Tel: 610.687.9660 
Woodlynde School is a private, co-ed college prep day school located in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that serves intelligent, talented students with learning differences in Grades K - 12. Woodlynde provides a comprehensive, evidence-based Kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school program in a challenging yet nurturing environment for students with average to above average cognitive abilities (IQ) who have language-or math-based learning differences (such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia or Dyscalculia), Executive Function Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or Auditory Processing Disorder. Even for those students without a diagnosed learning disability (LD), Woodlynde offers expert and caring teachers in small classroom settings that support academic success. Woodlynde School also offers a post-graduate (PG) program in partnership with Rosemont College as well as a regional Summer Camp for students who learn differently.