Charis Youth Center

Charis Youth Center's mission is to provide therapeutic, residential, educational, and vocational services to the Learning Disabled and Emotionally Challenged population between the ages of 13-22 years.
This special-needs population includes adolescents and their families; adolescents in transition to lesser restrictive environments through the Transitional Housing Program; case-managed, independent-living young adults, 18-22 years of age; and re-entry young adults in preparation and linkage to community-support agencies for their transition into society as productive and contributing citizens.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students14 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Charis Youth Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(polo shirt and jeans/slacks)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesEducation is paid by the student's district.
Admissions DirectorSherry Shewcraft
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