Burt Children's Center

940 Grove Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-0941
Tel: (415)922-7700
Grades: NS | 18 students
Burt Children’s Center is dedicated to the philosophy that each child has the right to, and will receive, the best possible treatment to maximize his/her level of functioning in the least restrictive, culturally enriched environment.
Burt Children’s Center provides intensive individual therapy, milieu therapy, residential care, family therapy, and special educational services to severely emotionally disturbed children.
The center provides comprehensive year-round services that focus on preparing the children for successful reunification with parents, family, foster placements or a move to a lower lever of care.
Burt Children’s Center is a Level 12 facility.
The Philosophy of BCC is to provide a secure, nurturing treatment environment and specialized care to enable children to develop insight into their emotional world and address past issues.
Treatment is based in psychodynamic and attachment theories.
Burt Center emphasizes a well-rounded approach to help kids in the areas of physical health and well-being, social skills, self-care, motor skills, emotional development, speech, language, and communication.
Staff work with the kids to recognize their needs and develop appropriate methods of communicating them.
Burt Children’s Center provides special education services to children who require a highly structured educational setting.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Nursery/Preschool

Student Body

Total Students 18 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 78%
State avg.: 45%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jewish Community High School of the Bay (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is AltSchool Alamo Square (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is AltSchool Alamo Square (0.2 miles away)
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