Cheerful Helpers Therapeutic School

3300 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90010-0900
Tel: (213)387-7252
Grades: NS-K | 7 students
This preschool-kindergarten program is for children, ages 3-6, with high-functioning autism, aspergers, attachment disorders, developmental delays, and processing, learning and emotional difficulties.
The developmental, relationship-based treatment approach is accomplished through a combination of educational, sensory-motor, communication, psycho-dynamic and family systems interventions.
The children attend school five days per week, in small language-rich classes, with a 1:2 staff: student ratio and a dedicated multi-disciplinary team of special education teachers and therapists.
All parents participate in family therapy, as well as a weekly parent group.
School-based occupational and speech therapy are also provided as needed.
Cheerful Helpers is both a private and a fully certified Non-Public School (NPS)

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1958

Student Body

Total Students 7 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Cheerful Helpers Therapeutic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Ellen K. Reinstein, LCSW

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Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pilgrim School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First Lutheran Shcool Of La (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Horizon School-los Angeles Campus (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles
    First Lutheran Shcool Of La
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: K-7 | 97 students
    0.3 miles
    3119 W. Sixth Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90020
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: PK-6 | 83 students
    0.4 miles
    434 S Vermont Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90020
  • Los Angeles
    Lily Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: K | 40 students
    0.5 miles
    610 S Kingsley Dr
    Los Angeles, CA 90005
  • Los Angeles
    Pilgrim School
    Grades: NS-12 | 399 students
    0.5 miles
    540 S Commonwealth Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90020
  • Los Angeles
    Rainbow Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: NS-PK | 35 students
    0.6 miles
    938 Menlo Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90006

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