Walter Lawson Childrens Home

1820 Walter Lawson Dr,
Loves Park, IL, 61111-0611
Tel: (815)633-6636
Walter Lawson Children's Home is a well designed residence for nonambulatory children who are severely and profoundly handicapped.
Our skilled staff serves as an extended family whose care, concern, and attention provide a warm, homelike atmosphere.
Our attractive, colorful facility reveals both our philosophy and our attention to detail.
We believe that every child is unique and deserves to experience a meaningful and happy life.
We support every child's right to enjoy daily living, share warm social relations, and realize his fullest potential.
We create not only a caring, friendly, and nurturing environment, but also excellent developmental programs that serve each child's special needs.
Our comprehensive nursing and education programs stimulate learning, growth, and self-help skills and provide innovated care for complex medical needs and profound disabilities.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Prekindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 42 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 38%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Walter Lawson Childrens Home Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Firstborn Christian Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Firstborn Christian Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Firstborn Christian Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • Machesney Park Firstborn Christian Academy
    (Pentecostal)
    8213 N Alpine Rd
    Machesney Park , IL , 61115
    (815)633-0030
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    0.2  mi  |  17  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
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    Concordia Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    7424 North 2nd Street
    Machesney Park , IL , 61115
    (815)633-6450
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.5  mi  |  72  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Rockford Northridge KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3890 Northridge Drive
    Rockford , IL , 61114
    (815)877-7887
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.6  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
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    Allegro Academy
    (Christian)
    6413 Forest Hills Road
    Rockford , IL , 61114
    (815)877-1489
    (Christian)
    1.6  mi  |  106  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Loves Park St. Bridget School
    (Roman Catholic)
    604 Clifford Ave
    Loves Park , IL , 61111
    (815)633-8255
    (Roman Catholic)
    2  mi  |  403  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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