Virginia Institute Of Autism

1414 Westwood Rd,
Charlottesville, VA, 22903-0229
Tel: (434)923-8252
The Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) is a non-profit organization providing a day-school and other resources for families, educators and health professionals seeking services, training or information about autism and evidence based interventions.
In addition to a year-round school for children ages two to twenty-one, VIA’s services include a 700-volume library, training workshops, internships for undergraduate and graduate students and teachers, customized training and consulting for schools and home-based programs for young children.
VIA is dedicated to providing comprehensive, outcome-based education to people with autism; supporting families coping with the challenges that come with autism; and developing and supporting primary research, advocacy and training in the education of people with autism.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 18 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Virginia Institute Of Autism Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Renaissance School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is First Baptist Early Childhood Development Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Charlottesville Waldorf School (1.3 miles away)
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  • Charlottesville First Baptist Early Childhood Development Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    735 Park St
    Charlottesville , VA , 22902
    (434)296-6198
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    0.5  mi  |  225  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • Charlottesville
    Montessori School Of Charlottesville
    Montessori School
    631 Cutler Ln
    Charlottesville , VA , 22901
    (434)295-9055
    Montessori School
    0.6  mi  |  113  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Charlottesville
    Village School    
    All-girls 
    215 E High St
    Charlottesville , VA , 22902
    (434)984-4404
    All-girls 
    0.7  mi  |  68  students  |  Gr.  6-9
  • Charlottesville
    Renaissance School
    Special Program Emphasis
    418 East Jefferson St
    Charlottesville , VA , 22902
    (434)984-1952
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.9  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Charlottesville
    Charlottesville Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    120 Waldorf Sshool Road
    Charlottesville , VA , 22901
    (434)973-4946
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.3  mi  |  192  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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