Laura Baker School

Tel: (507)645-8866
Grades: PK-12 | 8 students
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Laura Baker School provides education to students with developmental disabilities (nonresidential as well as residential) in a nurturing and private setting.
The regular school program runs from September through June.
Students from age 5 to 22 receive individualized training in basic academics and skill development for daily living, community access and future vocational opportunities.
A summer school program runs from June through August, allowing students to maintain their learning while concentrating on leisure and social skills.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Developmentally Disabled
Year Founded 1897

Student Body

Total Students 8 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Laura Baker School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Associate Jan McCorkell

School Notes:

  • LAURA BAKER SCHOOL OFFERS: Strong Academics, Personal & vocational training, Individual educational plans reviewed every six months, a psychological evaluation every three years, assistance with vocational placement upon graduation.
  • Educational Services ACADEMICS: Reading, spelling, vocabulary, math, art, physical education, individualized curriculum. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: Daily living skills, personal care, community access, vocational training. ENRICHMENT: Field trips, shopping, leisure activities. Additional services such as health monitoring, behavior management or psychological assessments are available if needed. Fees are negotiated based on services requested.

Profile last updated: 01/15/2016

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Shattuck St. Mary's (9.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Dominic Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Northfield Montessori (1 miles away)
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  • Northfield
    Grades: K-9 | 177 students
    0.8 miles
    216 Spring St N
    Northfield, MN 55057
    (507)645-8136
    0.8K-9
    177
  • Northfield
    Northfield Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 102 students
    1 miles
    340 Montessori Ct
    Northfield, MN 55057
    (507)663-1279
    1PK-K
    102
  • Northfield
    Prairie Creek Community
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-5 | 69 students
    6.2 miles
    27695 Denmark Ave
    Northfield, MN 55057
    (507)645-9640
    6.2PK-5
    69
  • Faribault
    Grades: 6-12 | 431 students
    9.2 miles
    Po Box 218
    Faribault, MN 55021
    (507)333-1618
    9.26-12
    431
  • Lakeville
    Glory Academy
    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-12 | 46 students
    10.6 miles
    25170 Dodd Blvd
    Lakeville, MN 55044
    (952)985-3659
    10.6PK-12
    46

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