Esther B Clark School-childrens Health Council

Tel: (650)688-3634
Grades: 2-10 | 80 students
The Esther B. Clark School is a therapeutic day school for elementary, middle and high schools students who have strong scholastic potentialbut are afflicted with significant emotional, and behavioral challenges.
Located onsite at CHC, the school has a capacity to serve up to 80 full-time students.
Candidates for admission are typically referred by local school districts due to the frequency and/or intensity of their behavior and emotional issues.
Goal is to instill improved emotional self-regulation skills and self-managed functional behavior strategies so children can return and participate successfully in their community school setting.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades 2-10
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 80 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Esther B Clark School-childrens Health Council Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size 11 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $67,970
Tuition Notes Primarily a non-public school accepting referrals from public school districts for children with primary emotional/behavioral disorders. Tuition does not include cost of support services, therapy and medication management services.Private Pay available.
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate Jessica Becker

School Notes

  • The Esther B. Clark School provides its students,  who are typically referred through public school districts , with grade level core curriulum, social thinking skills, and , emotional regulation strategies in an integrated academic, behavioral and therapeutic setting. Individual, group and family therapy, individual positive behavior skills training,crisis intervention,  in-home parent behavior support, intensive instructional services, speech and language, occupational therapy,and  on-site medication management services by MD psychiatrist  are also available.  The school has a 1:3 inter-disciplinary staff to student ratio.

Profile last updated: 02/22/2016

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Menlo School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Raymond Catholic JK-8 School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Raymond Catholic JK-8 School (0.9 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Menlo Park
    Grades: PK-8 | 281 students
    0.9 miles
    1211 Arbor Rd
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
    (650)322-2312
    0.9PK-8
    281
  • Florham Park
    The Goddard School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K
    1 miles
    190 Campus Drive
    Florham Park, NJ 07932
    (973)437-5100
    1NS-K
    n/a
  • Palo Alto
    Grades: PK-8
    1.1 miles
    930 Emerson Street
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (866)664-2070
    1.1PK-8
    n/a
  • Atherton
    Menlo School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 6-12 | 795 students
    1.2 miles
    50 Valparaiso Ave
    Atherton, CA 94027
    (650)330-2000
    1.26-12
    795
  • Atherton
    Grades: NS-12
    1.2 miles
    150 Valparaiso Avenue
    Atherton, CA 94027
    (650)322-1866
    1.2NS-12
    n/a

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Home Gallery
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Palo Alto, CA is $20,182 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).