Guiding Hands School, Inc.

  • With a motto "Acceptance Of All, Exclusion Of None", Guiding Hands is a non-public school serving students with special needs from preschool through 12th grade, ages 2-19.
  • Certified by the California Department of Education and fully accredited K-12 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), students can graduate with a high school diploma.
  • Students are taught by credentialed teachers in academically-based classrooms with a maximum of 15 students per class.
  • Staff to student ratio is 1:5. Students are privately or district-placed.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAll
Year Founded1993
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students169 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size11 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

Supports and services focus on educating the whole child

  • Speech & Language Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Guidance Counseling
  • School Psychologist
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Before & After School Care (licensed by Community Care Licensing)
  • Teen Center
  • Hot Lunch Program
  • Transportation Option
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