Illinois Center For Autism

The Illinois Center for Autism is a not-for-profit, community-based, mental health treatment, and educational agency dedicated to serving people with autism.
Referrals are made through local school districts, hospitals, the Department of Human Services, and doctors.
The primary goal of the Center is to prevent the unnecessary institutionalization of people with autism and to help people with autism achieve their highest level of independence within their home, school and community.
The Illinois Center for Autism was established in the fall of 1977 to provide a Children's Special Day School Program.
At that time, it was serving eight children with autism.
In January 1978, the Illinois Center for Autism was incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation.
The ICA's mission was to prevent the unnecessary institutionalization of children with autism.
ICA received accreditation in 1992 from the North Central Association. To this day, ICA has maintained this accreditation.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 113 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
113 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Illinois Center For Autism Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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When is the application deadline for Illinois Center For Autism?
The application deadline for Illinois Center For Autism is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 113 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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