Five Acres School

760 Mountain View Street
Altadena, CA 91001
Tel: (626) 798-6793 Ext. 2315
  • The Five Acres School was founded in 1981 as a Non-Public School (NPS) program.
  • We offer highly specialized instruction to students grades K-10 eligible for Special Education Services in the areas of Emotional Disturbance, Learning Disabilities, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Mild Mental Retardation and High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders.
  • We also have a 50-day summer school program. Our program can be accessed through a recommendation on an IEP or through private pay with or without Special Education eligibility. Visit us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Five-Acres-Therapeutic-School/201293099894972.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 3-10
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students51 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
70%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Five Acres School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(No Uniform Required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorDanielle LePon Ryckman
Admissions AssociateMonique Baca-Geary
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