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  • Avondale House provides individuals with autism the resources, education, and training to develop to their fullest potential. Your support makes our mission possible.
  • Avondale House was founded in 1976 by a group of parents of children with autism.
  • At Avondale House, we are committed to the success of our children, young adults, and their families. We provide special education services in both our school, adult day program, and residential homes.
  • Our classrooms have no more than 8 students, with a certified teacher and two support staff in each.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Texas Association of Accredited Private Schools (TAAPS)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAutism/Pervasive Develpmental Disorder
Year Founded1976
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students90 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
62%
State avg.: 39%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Parent choice)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBowling, Dance, Equestrian, Gymnastics, Track and FieldBowlingDance,
EquestrianGymnastics,
Track and Field

School Notes

 
  • At Avondale House we are committed to the behavioral, academic, and vocational success of our children, young adults, and their families.
  • Avondale House instructional program is based on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) generalized into a classroom setting.
  • Class size is limited to 8 students with 3 staff.
  • Each classroom has a TEA Certified Special Education teacher with two support staff
  • All classes participate in academic instruction, behavior training, community-based instruction, recreation, as well as a full calendar of holiday celebrations and events.

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