Black Hills Children's Home

Black Hills Children's Home provides a home, school, and therapy for children, primarily ages 4-13, with emotional and behavioral problems.
The majority of children have a history of abuse and neglect.
Foster care and adoption services are provided for children who are unable to return to their birth families.
Black Hills Children's Home also provides emergency shelter services and counseling for women and children who are victims of domestic abuse.
Specializes in the education and treatment of children with emotional and behavioral disorders.
Provides a highly structured setting with a 1:6 teacher to student ratio.
Masters level therapy staff provide individual, group and family therapy.
Initial assessment includes psychiatric evaluation, psychological evaluation, educational testing, family/social assessment, abuse assessment, therapeutic activities assessment, and speech/language screening.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students54 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Black Hills Children's Home Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Black Hills Children's Home is Rapid City Christian School (8.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Zion Lutheran School (11.0 miles away)
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