Chinchuba Institute -KidSpeak Learning Center

634 Amelia St.
Gretna, LA 70053-0700
Tel: (504)263-2067
Grades: PK-K | 24 students
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 Non-sectarian
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
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

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

Finances and Admission

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 Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Mc Gehee School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Salem Lutheran School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Waldorf School Of New Orleans (1.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gretna
    Salem Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-9 | 277 students
    0.2 miles
    418 4th St
    Gretna, LA 70053
  • New Orleans
    Waldorf School Of New Orleans
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 64 students
    1.1 miles
    517 Soraparu St Ste 101
    New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Gretna
    St. Anthony School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 236 students
    1.2 miles
    900 Franklin Avenue
    Gretna, LA 70053
  • New Orleans
    St Michael Special School
    Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: UG | 132 students
    1.3 miles
    1522 Chippewa St
    New Orleans, LA 70130
  • New Orleans
    Grades: K-4 | 250 students
    1.3 miles
    2001 Constance St
    New Orleans, LA 70130

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