Minnick Schools-Roanoke

Tel: (540)265-4281
Grades: K-12 | 60 students
Minnick Schools, a service division of Lutheran Family Services of Virginia, are not-for-profit proprietary day schools, licensed by the Virginia Department of Education.
Minnick Schools partner closely with local school divisions and community agencies to provide academic and behavioral instruction for children ages 5 through age 22 who are not succeeding in a traditional public school setting.
Counseling services and specially designed programs round out our services, which assist students in their transition back to public school or the most appropriate setting. Minnick Schools are individually accredited by or are a member if the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Education Facilities (VAISEF).
Guiding Principles:These principles form the foundation of our organization.They represent the best of what we aspire to in leadership, service delivery, policy, procedures, planning, work, and life.
*Abundance *Relationships *Person-Centered *Shared Ownership *Stewardship

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Emotional Disabilities, Behavioral Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, OHI

Student Body

Total Students 60 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Minnick Schools-Roanoke Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants and collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • Our schools offer a curriculum that is based on the Virginia Standards of Learning in a unique and nurturing environment. Instructional staff implement research-based, student-centered strategies that focus on teaching student to self-regulate problem behaviors and increase successful learning behaviors. Individualized Instruction
  • Waterford Reading, Math, and Science-Waterford Institute
  • SuccessMaker
  • Gradpoint, a Pearson online program offering courses for students grades 6-12
  • Instruction on pragmatic social skills
  • Functional life skills program
  • Specialized classes
  • Counseling services
  • Transition services
  • Community-Based Instruction
  • Community-Supported Employment
  • Job Coaching
  • Extended School Year Program
  • School wide positive behavior support
  • Board-Certified Behavior Analyst

Profile last updated: 07/20/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Life Academy & Life After School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Life Academy & Life After School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Life Academy & Life After School (0.7 miles away)
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  • Roanoke
    Grades: PK-12 | 123 students
    0.7 miles
    7422 Deer Branch Rd
    Roanoke, VA 24019
  • Roanoke
    Grades: PK-12 | 353 students
    0.7 miles
    6520 Williamson Rd
    Roanoke, VA 24019
  • Roanoke
    Church Court Day Nursery And K
    Daycare / Preschool (Church of God)
    Grades: PK-K | 94 students
    1.4 miles
    5125 Hildebrand Rd. Nw
    Roanoke, VA 24012
  • Roanoke
    Grades: NS-8 | 142 students
    1.6 miles
    7815 Williamson Rd.
    Roanoke, VA 24019
  • Roanoke
    Roanoke Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 494 students
    4.4 miles
    621 N Jefferson St
    Roanoke, VA 24016

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