Walter Lawson Childrens Home

1820 Walter Lawson Dr,
Loves Park, IL, 61111-0611
     Tel: (815)633-6636
Grades: PK - 12 | 29 students
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 Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 29 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 34%
State avg.: 32%
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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