Walter Lawson Childrens Home

1820 Walter Lawson Dr
Loves Park, IL 61111
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

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