La Cheim School

Tel: (510)243-2360
Grades: 7-12 | 24 students
La Cheim Schools are non-profit, non-sectarian, non-public schools, serving Special Education students aged 6-21, and specializing in helping children with emotional and behavioral issues that prevent them from succeeding in their home schools.
Two campuses make up La Cheim Schools -Richmond and Antioch- each of which is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
The last review was in February 2003, with our schools earning the most positive accreditation period: six years.
Each campus is a California Department of Education-certified non-public school and a certified Day Treatment clinic operating as a unified program, with each student receiving three hours of group and milieu-based therapy daily.
In addition, our MDs, RNs, and mental health specialists collaborate closely to provide medication monitoring, in-program case management, and individual and family therapy in accordance with each students Individualize Education Plan and Treatment Plan.
La Cheim Schools' mission is to provide a safe, structured learning and therapeutic environment for students with educational, behavioral and emotional needs, affording an opportunity for academic, social and emotional growth.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades 7-12

Student Body

Total Students 24 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade La Cheim School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is A Better Chance School/California Autism Foundation (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Canterbury School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is La Petite Academy (0.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Pablo
    Grades: K-9 | 97 students
    0.4 miles
    3120 Shane Dr
    San Pablo, CA 94806
  • Richmond
    La Petite Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 48 students
    0.7 miles
    3891 Lakeside Dr
    Richmond, CA 94806
  • Richmond
    Grades: K-12 | 34 students
    1 miles
    4138 Lakeside Dr
    Richmond, CA 94806
  • El Sobrante
    El Sobrante KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 26 students
    1 miles
    3240 San Pablo Dam Rd.
    El Sobrante, CA 94803
  • El Sobrante
    Grades: NS-K | 44 students
    1.4 miles
    4555 Hilltop Dr
    El Sobrante, CA 94803

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