Charis Youth Center

     Tel: (530)477-9800
Grades: 7 - 12 | 18 students
Charis Youth Center's mission is to provide therapeutic, residential, educational, and vocational services to the Learning Disabled and Emotionally Challenged population between the ages of 13-22 years.
This special-needs population includes adolescents and their families; adolescents in transition to lesser restrictive environments through the Transitional Housing Program; case-managed, independent-living young adults, 18-22 years of age; and re-entry young adults in preparation and linkage to community-support agencies for their transition into society as productive and contributing citizens.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 18 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Charis Youth Center Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(polo shirt and jeans/slacks)

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes Education is paid by the student's district.
Admissions Director Sherry Shewcraft

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Solid Rock Ranch School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mount St. Marys Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mount St. Marys Academy (0.4 miles away)
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  • Grass ValleyMount St. Marys Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    400 S Church Street
    Grass ValleyCA95945
    (530)273-4694
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 143 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Grass ValleySolid Rock Ranch School
    Special Education School  (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    908 Taylorville Rd Ste 206
    Grass ValleyCA95949
    (530)273-2165
    Special Education School  (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.6 mi | 12 students | Gr. 2-12                      
  • Nevada CityEcho Ridge Sda School
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    15504 Liberty Cir
    Nevada CityCA95959
    (530)265-2057
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1.9 mi | 20 students | Gr. 3-8                      
  • Nevada CityThe Woolman Semester School
      (Friends)
    13075 Woolman Ln
    Nevada CityCA95959
    (530)273-3183
      (Friends)
    3.8 mi | 18 students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • Nevada CityMilhous School - Nevada City
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    10591 Milhous Dr
    Nevada CityCA95959
    (530)265-9057
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    7 mi | 29 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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