Chinchuba Institute -KidSpeak Learning Center

634 Amelia St.,
Gretna, LA, 70053-0700
Tel: (504)263-2067
We provide a comprehensive preschool program for children with communicative disorders, including hearing impairment and autism spectrum disorder.
Our focus is on developing speech, language and vocabulary as we prepare students for regular classroom placement.
As an "inclusive educational program", typical children are welcomed for an exceptional preschool experience.
Easy to get to from anywhere in the Greater New Orleans area.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language disorders, hearing impairment, autism
Year Founded 1890

Student Body

Total Students 24 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 19%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 5 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,000
Tuition Notes Tuition is based on a 10 month school year. Child Care Assistance accepted.
Admissions Director Kristy Leece, M.Ed
Admissions Associate Donna Breaux

School Notes:

  • Focus on speech/language and vocabulary development
  • Year-round program includes special instruction and speech therapy
  • Class A Daycare
  • Child Care Assistance accepted
  • Socialization with typical peers
  • Family-centered
  • Parent training and support
  • Non-profit, governed by a volunteer board of directors
  • Does not discriminate based on ethnicity, religion, gender or disabillity

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Archbishop Blenk High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Salem Lutheran School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Anthony School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Gretna Salem Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    418 4th St
    Gretna , LA , 70053
    (504)367-5144
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.4  mi  |  277  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Gretna
    Archbishop Blenk High School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    17 Gretna Boulevard
    Gretna , LA , 70053
    (504)367-2626
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.9  mi  |  541  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • New Orleans Waldorf School Of New Orleans
    Special Program Emphasis
    517 Soraparu St Ste 101
    New Orleans , LA , 70130
    (504)525-2420
    Special Program Emphasis
    1  mi  |  69  students  |  Gr.  K-7
  • Gretna St. Anthony School
    (Roman Catholic)
    900 Franklin Avenue
    Gretna , LA , 70053
    (504)367-0689
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  236  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • New Orleans St. Alphonsus School Early Childhood Education Ctr
    (Roman Catholic)
    2001 Constance St
    New Orleans , LA , 70130
    (504)523-6594
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.3  mi  |  250  students  |  Gr.  K-4

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