Grades: K-12 | 78 students
- 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 Type||Special Education School|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||78 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 44%
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||9 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|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|
- 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
- School Location Miles Grades Students
PasadenaGrades: 1-12 | 117 students
971 N Altadena Dr
Pasadena, CA 91107
South PasadenaGrades: K-12 | 147 students
1955 Fremont Ave
South Pasadena, CA 91030
La VerneGrades: 1-12 | 126 students
Po Box 400
La Verne, CA 91750
Santa MonicaGrades: PK-9 | 283 students
1909 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Santa MonicaGrades: K-6 | 282 students
438 San Vicente Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90402
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