Great Beginnings & Sydneys Autistic School

4518 S Manhattan Ave
Tampa, FL 33611
Tel: (813)835-4591
Grades: K-2 | 22 students
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Sydney's School for Autism, located on the grounds of St. Patrick Church, provides services to children with autism and those with similar disorders.
It is the first school of its kind in Hillsborough County.
Each child's individualized program is based upon the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
ABA/AVB is a structured teaching program which relies on behavioral methods.
During all ABA/AVB sessions the therapist/student ratio is 1:1.
ABA is based on behavioral research first published by B.F. Skinner in 1938 and later expanded upon by many others.
Years of research support the use of ABA/AVB for children with autism.
At Sydney's School for Autism, we recognized how important it is to integrate children with autism with the typical Pre-School children on our campus (formerly Great Beginnings Pre-School).
Sydney's School accepts pre-school, VPK, Kindergarten and 1st Grade students.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-2

Student Body

Total Students 22 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Great Beginnings & Sydneys Autistic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bayshore Christian School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Patrick School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Patrick School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tampa
    St. Patrick School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 219 students
    0.1 miles
    4518 S Manhattan Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33611
  • Tampa
    Holy Trinity Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-5 | 62 students
    1.2 miles
    3712 W El Prado Blvd
    Tampa, FL 33629
  • Tampa
    Grades: PK-12 | 249 students
    1.6 miles
    3909 S Macdill Ave
    Tampa, FL 33611
  • Tampa
    Grades: PK-8 | 453 students
    1.9 miles
    2101 S Hubert Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33629
  • Tampa
    Circle C Ranch Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK | 97 students
    2 miles
    6204 Interbay Blvd
    Tampa, FL 33611

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