Guiding Hands School

4900 Windplay Drive
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762-0957
Tel: (916)939-0553
Grades: NS-12 | 171 students
With a motto "Acceptance Of All, Exclusion Of None", Guiding Hands is a non-public school serving students with special needs from preschool through 12th grade, ages 2-19.
Certified by the California Department of Education and fully accredited K-12 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), students can graduate with a high school diploma.
Students are taught by credentialed teachers in academically-based classrooms with a maximum of 15 students per class.
Staff to student ratio is 1:5.
Students are privately or district-placed.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported All
Year Founded 1993

Student Body

Total Students 171 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Guiding Hands School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 11 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes

Supports and services focus on educating the whole child

  • Speech & Language Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Guidance Counseling
  • School Psychologist
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Before & After School Care (licensed by Community Care Licensing)
  • Teen Center
  • Hot Lunch Program
  • Transportation Option

Profile last updated: 08/24/2015

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