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 Student 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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grass Valley
    Mount St. Marys Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 155 students
    0.4 miles
    400 S Church Street
    Grass Valley, CA 95945
    (530)273-4694
    0.4PK-8
    155
  • Grass Valley
    Solid Rock Ranch School
    Special Education School (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: 2-12 | 12 students
    1.6 miles
    908 Taylorville Rd Ste 206
    Grass Valley, CA 95949
    (530)273-2165
    1.62-12
    12
  • Nevada City
    Echo Ridge Sda School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: 3-8 | 20 students
    1.9 miles
    15504 Liberty Cir
    Nevada City, CA 95959
    (530)265-2057
    1.93-8
    20
  • Nevada City
    Grades: 11-12 | 18 students
    3.8 miles
    13075 Woolman Ln
    Nevada City, CA 95959
    (530)273-3183
    3.811-12
    18
  • Nevada City
    Milhous School - Sacramento
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 6 students
    7.1 miles
    24077 State Highway 49
    Nevada City, CA 95959
    (530)265-9057
    7.17-12
    6

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