Villa Esperanza Services School

2116 East Villa Street,
Pasadena, CA, 91107-0911
Tel: (626)449-2919
Villa Esperanza Services School offers a comprehensive educational program serving students from 5 – 22 years old who have special needs associated with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities. Individualized Educational Programs (IEP) outline each child’s specific goals with a comprehensive approach to education, consisting of collaborations between all services including: • Speech & Language Therapy
• Occupational Therapy
• Behavior Intervention
• Music, Recreational & Art Therapists Villa's highly trained staff offers an individualized program for each student including instruction in social skills, communication, behavior, independent living skills and academics. 

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1961

Student Body

Total Students 78 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 70%
State avg.: 41%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 87%
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $25,500
Tuition Notes Basic Education Programs : 5 – 22 years old $125.00 per diem Speech: Individual (Pull-out or Classroom) $120.00 per hour Small Group $75.00 per hour Assessments and Evaluations $540.00 Behavior Analysis and Intervention: Program Design an
Admissions Director Casey Gregg

School Notes:

    • All classrooms maintain a minimum of a 1 to 3 staff to child ratio. One-on-one assistance is provided to children for whom such help is IEP mandated. All education programs follow the state adopted standards, striving to provide children with the skills they need to be successful.
    • Our best practices include: • SEACO – Curriculum Guide• Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)• Augmentative Technology• TEACCH Strategies• Visual supports including social stories• Positive Behavior Support• Naturalistic Teaching Strategies• Community-based instruction• Provisions of sensory integration Classrooms have been designed and developed with our children’s needs in mind.
    • Placement criteria includes: age, strengths, present levels of performance, and behavioral challenges. As a non-public school (NPS), funding is contracted with school districts and regional centers through the Individual Education plan (IEP) process. Private pay options are also available. 
    • Our classrooms include:
    • Elementary School (5-10 years old)
    • Middle School (11-14 years old)
    • High School (14-22 years old)Lifeskills, Transitional, Career Exploration and Employment

    Profile last updated: 02/11/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sequoia High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Gregorys Am Hovsepian School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Walden School (1 miles away)
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