Minnick Schools - Harrisonburg

779 Massanutten Ave Ste A
Harrisonburg, VA 22802-0540
Tel: (540)437-1814
Grades: K-8 | 43 students
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 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 assit 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).

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
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
Year Founded 2009

Student Body

Total Students 43 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Minnick Schools - Harrisonburg Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

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 Schools:

The nearest high school is Shenandoah Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redeemer Classical School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Woodland Montessori School (0.9 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harrisonburg
    Grades: KG-8 | 62 students
    0.7 miles
    Po Box 737
    Harrisonburg, VA 22803
  • Harrisonburg
    Shenandoah Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 33 students
    0.7 miles
    1000 Chicago Ave
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802
  • Harrisonburg
    Grades: NS-K | 60 students
    0.9 miles
    1301 Virginia Avenue
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802
  • Harrisonburg
    Grades: K-12 | 395 students
    1 miles
    801 Parkwood Dr
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802
  • Harrisonburg
    Emu Early Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Mennonite)
    Grades: PK-K | 28 students
    1.1 miles
    1200 Park Rd
    Harrisonburg, VA 22802

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