Benefits: Success Starts Here

We know children flourish in a positive environment where school pride, community, and excellence are exemplified. Some quick facts about Susquehanna Prep/Apple Tree can help reinforce what you’re already thinking. “This school is great!”

Our School at a Glance

  • One location to serve your educational needs from Pre-K through 8th grade
  • Low student to teacher ratio allows for a tailored learning experience with extra guidance given when needed to ensure success
  • Incorporating new technology into classrooms promotes hands-on, interactive learning reinforcing the learning process
  • Introduction of Spanish curriculum enhances student’s cognitive development, resulting in increased critical thinking skills, creativity, and flexibility of mind
  • Through nurture and discipline, peer collaboration and personal introspection, students are given the tools necessary to develop an acceptance of responsibility, a positive self-image and mutual respect for others
  • Our comprehensive music program led by a Nationally Certified Teacher explores a wide range of music through singing, listening, rhythm exercises, playing the recorder, reporting on vocalists, and more
  • Open communication between parents, students and faculty lead to a positive learning environment
  • Widely praised writing program where students learn to write and develop their writing skills to a level that will propel them to excel in high school
  • Detailed written progress reports keep parents informed of all phases of child’s education
  • On site libraries, computer lab and science lab support the learning process
  • Phonics instruction begins at age three accelerating each child’s literacy development.
  • Public speaking, debate, and 8th grade research paper develop critical thinking for preparedness for high school
  • Kindergartners are reading and writing short stories prior to first grade
  • Physical education program to keep students active and healthy. Opportunity to run cross country and learn skills in baseball, soccer and other team sports.
  • Our athletic program gives 7th and 8th graders the chance to take part in a rotation of golf, tennis, basketball and swimming. Susquehanna Prep is a member of the PIAA (PA Interscholastic Athletic Association) which allows us to request a cooperative sponsorship for our students to join a district sports team if desired
  • Parent sponsored outreach programs that bring visiting exhibits in science and theatre to the classroom
  • All members of the 8th Grade are invited to participate in a class trip to Washington D.C.