Atkinson Youth Services School

Tel: (916)977-3790
  • Our mission at Atkinson Youth Services School is to provide a safe supportive environment where students are empowered to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens.
  • Atkinson Youth Services School is a non-public school that provides specialized instruction to students with an Emotional Disturbance Disability and/or Specific Learning Disability.
  • The program also serves Mental Retardation, Autism, Other Health Impaired, and Speech and Language designations.
  • The program is designed to stimulate children to want to learn, to problem solve with others, and develop independent skills.
  • It is the goal that each student achieves his or her maximum potential educationally, emotionally, and socially.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedEmotionally Disturbed, Specific Learning Disabled, Mental Retardation, Autism, Other Health Impaired, and Speech and Language designations
Year Founded1992

Student Body

Total Students28 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
96%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeAtkinson Youth Services School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJohann Rubia-Miller, Principal
Admissions AssociateLindsay Martinson, V.Principal

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Football, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
FootballSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

School Notes

  • K through 12 grade levels with a population of 48 students
  • Four open classes with a 4:1 ratio, credentialed teacher in each class
  • State required curriculum in all subject matter
  • Adopted SRA, Reading Master, and Corrective Reading as our supplemental reading program
  • Psychiatrist consulting, assessing, and evaluations of medications
  • Consulting psychologist in behavior support
  • Psychologist providing educational testing and assessment
  • Speech and language services by a certified pathologist
  • Work experience earning credits and ROP participation with the San Juan District
  • Transition and Vocational planning and related coursework
  • Community based instruction
  • Independent instruction in GED course work
  • Social skill curriculum, enhanced clubs, and after school programs
  • Breakfast and lunch provided free for all students
  • Door to door transportation
  • Extended school year
  • State of the art computer lab
  • Tutoring services
  • Summer Elective Program including classes such as: swimming, gardening, dance, piano, driver's education, career education, music appreciation and more
  • Mentoring program
  • Extra-curricular activities
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