Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School

6245 S. Ingleside Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637-0606
Tel: (773)420-2900
Grades: 4-12 | 72 students
The Orthogenic School is a coeducational residential treatment program for children and adolescents in need of support for behavioral or emotional issues.
It provides young people, ages five to twenty, with a therapeutic and educational environment that recognizes their strengths and needs, while challenging them to grow by achieving important developmental and behavioral outcomes. Our mission is to provide the highest quality individual care, treatment, and education to troubled children and youth, and their families while serving as an internationally recognized model for research, training, and professional practice.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 4-12
Year Founded 1912

Student Body

Total Students 72 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size 9 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Kristin Friesen, LCSW
Admissions Associate Norman Ostrum
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