New Vista School

23092 Mill Creek Drive
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Tel: (949)455-1270
Grades: 6-12 | 70 students
New Vista School
New Vista School
New Vista School is a grade 6-12+ progressive educational center that provides a safe, structured educational environment serving the needs of students with Asperger Syndrome, high-functioning Autism, and language learning disabilities who may benefit from social and transitional skills development.
We maximize personal achievement and foster independence through academics, social skills, self-advocacy, and community involvement.
Designed for students in grades six through 12-plus, our school promotes academic achievement and fosters independence through academics, social skills, self-advocacy, and community involvement.
Our two academic programs flow from middle through high school and while integrating the social skills so necessary for effective living. Our transition program provides guidance for high school students and above, assisting with career searches, job training, college exploration, and work experience under the guidance of a transition specialist.
Students are shown new avenues to challenge their minds and prepare them for their adult lives while being supported and guided by professionals, parents, and educators who seek only the best for each student.
We welcome you to take a closer look at New Vista School.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Autism, Asperger, Learning Differences, AD/HD, and others
Year Founded 2006

Student Body

Total Students 70 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 5 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,300
Tuition Notes Financial scholarships available.
Admissions Director Nancy Donnelly
Admissions Associate Lisa Mason


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Cooking Club, Glee Club, Science Club, Student Leadership Team, Therapeutic Horseback Riding, Venturer Group, Yoga Art Club, Cooking Club, Glee Club, Science Club, Venturer Group, Yoga, Student Leadership Team,
Therapeutic Horseback Riding,

School Notes:

  • WASC Accredited Social Skills Training Curriculum High School Diploma Accommodations and Modifications as Appropriate High-Functioning Autism Asperger Syndrome Special Learning Needs Transition Program as Students Prepare for Post-Seconday Education and Success in the Workplace Caring and Supportive Staff Zero Tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy Safe Environment Student Self-Advocacy Program Organization and Study Skills Re-enforcement Now Accepting Applications At All Grade Levels

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Allied National High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Escalade Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori on the Lake (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Laguna Hills
    Grades: 9-12 | 67 students
    0.4 miles
    22952 Alcalde Dr
    Laguna Hills, CA 92653
  • Lake Forest
    Escalade Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12
    1.1 miles
    23832 Rockfield Blvd., #180
    Lake Forest, CA 92630
  • Lake Forest
    Montessori on the Lake
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-8 | 360 students
    1.4 miles
    23311 Muirlands Blvd
    Lake Forest, CA 92630
  • Irvine
    LePort School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 148 students
    1.5 miles
    1 Technology Drive, Building A
    Irvine, CA 92618
  • Laguna Hills
    St Georges Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-KG | 84 students
    1.5 miles
    23802 Avenida De La Carlota
    Laguna Hills, CA 92653

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