Grades: 2-12 | 28 students
- Our mission at Atkinson Youth Services School is to provide a safe supportive environment where students are empowered to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens.
- Atkinson Youth Services School is a non-public school that provides specialized instruction to students with an Emotional Disturbance Disability and/or Specific Learning Disability.
- The program also serves Mental Retardation, Autism, Other Health Impaired, and Speech and Language designations.
- The program is designed to stimulate children to want to learn, to problem solve with others, and develop independent skills.
- It is the goal that each student achieves his or her maximum potential educationally, emotionally, and socially.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|Grades Offered||Grades 2-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Emotionally Disturbed, Specific Learning Disabled, Mental Retardation, Autism, Other Health Impaired, and Speech and Language designations|
|Total Students||28 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 44%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||4 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||7:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||12 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Johann Rubia-Miller, Principal|
|Admissions Associate||Lindsay Martinson, V.Principal|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Badminton, Basketball, Football, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBadminton, Basketball,
- K through 12 grade levels with a population of 48 students
- Four open classes with a 4:1 ratio, credentialed teacher in each class
- State required curriculum in all subject matter
- Adopted SRA, Reading Master, and Corrective Reading as our supplemental reading program
- Psychiatrist consulting, assessing, and evaluations of medications
- Consulting psychologist in behavior support
- Psychologist providing educational testing and assessment
- Speech and language services by a certified pathologist
- Work experience earning credits and ROP participation with the San Juan District
- Transition and Vocational planning and related coursework
- Community based instruction
- Independent instruction in GED course work
- Social skill curriculum, enhanced clubs, and after school programs
- Breakfast and lunch provided free for all students
- Door to door transportation
- Extended school year
- State of the art computer lab
- Tutoring services
- Summer Elective Program including classes such as: swimming, gardening, dance, piano, driver's education, career education, music appreciation and more
- Mentoring program
- Extra-curricular activities
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