Walter Lawson Childrens Home

1820 Walter Lawson Dr
Loves Park, IL 61111-0611
Tel: (815)633-6636
Grades: PK-12 | 43 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 43 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Walter Lawson Childrens Home Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is North Love Christian (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Concordia Lutheran School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Concordia Lutheran School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Machesney Park
    Concordia Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-5 | 93 students
    1.5 miles
    7424 North 2nd Street
    Machesney Park, IL 61115
    (815)633-6450
    1.5PK-5
    93
  • Rockford
    Allegro Academy
    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-8 | 106 students
    1.6 miles
    6413 Forest Hills Road
    Rockford, IL 61114
    (815)877-1489
    1.6PK-8
    106
  • Rockford
    Grades: PK-12 | 174 students
    1.7 miles
    5301 E Riverside Blvd
    Rockford, IL 61114
    (815)877-6021
    1.7PK-12
    174
  • Rockford
    Northridge KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.7 miles
    3890 Northridge Dr.
    Rockford, IL 61114
    (815)877-7887
    1.7NS-PK
    n/a
  • Loves Park
    St Bridget School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 440 students
    2 miles
    604 Clifford Ave
    Loves Park, IL 61111
    (815)633-8255
    2PK-8
    440

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