Grades: PK | 81 students
Our mission at PACE is to provide high quality programs for individuals with autism /developmental disabilities, so they may experience the satisfaction and fulfillment that accompany learning, self expression, self-care, productive work and interpersonal and community experiences.
PACE provides for the educational & residential needs of individuals with autism and other developmental disorders.
Specialists in speech and language development, occupational therapy, behavior management and special education instruction work as a team to serve the diverse needs of our clients.
Research has shown that people with learning disabilities who are enrolled in effective programs at an early age are better equipped to achieve academic, social and workplace success, allowing them to reach their full potential and to lead rewarding lives.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|Offers Post-Graduate Year||Yes|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Autism, Communication Disorders|
|Total Students||81 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 44%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||9 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admissions Director||Marquis Zane|
- PACE School serves the needs of students 6-22 years of age, PACE school is a non-profit, non-public school, certified by the California Department of Education and accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. PACE school serves students who live with moderate to severe Autism Spectrum Disorders, with a specific emphasis on non-verbal individuals who are most at risk for educational failure and least likely to live independently as adults. After 11 years of leasing space, in January 2008, PACE school relocated to its own privately purchased facility in Santa Clara.
- Early Intervention Program Early intervention is key to enabling children diagnosed with ASD to achieve their full potential. PACEâ€“EI consists of: home-based and center-based therapy; preschool and play groups programs; parent training and support. Infants to 6 year olds and their families participate in specialized therapy and preschool programs designed to help them develop essential social and verbal skills needed to participate in school-age learning. PACE Early Intervention program is located in West San Jose.