Knapp School and Yeshiva
Knapp School and Yeshiva Photo #2 - Knapp School and Yeshiva Special Education Teacher leads an interactive lesson utilizing classroom chromebooks
Knapp School and Yeshiva Photo #3 - A Knapp School and Yeshiva student during a game of basketball, in partnership with CAAEL
We provide a holistic, educational experience for students who've struggled in traditional learning environments.
Each student is given a therapeutic treatment team that helps address their academic, behavioral and social/emotional deficits.
Class sizes are small and the staff to student ratio is 3:1, helping to facilitate strong staff-student relationships.
- School Type: Special Education School
- Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
- Students: 120 students
- Average class size: 9 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Special Education diagnosis that fall into SLD, Autism Spectrum Disorder and more
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer programming costs are included in public tuition
Summer Program Details
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Students who are publicly tuitioned attend Knapp School and Yeshiva for free. Private student tuition can vary depending on the type of program. It costs $50,000+ annually for a child to attend, but there can be flexibility on the cost depending on each family's situation.
- To be considered for the Knapp School and Yeshiva, students must have an IEP with a therapeutic placement or (if privately placed) have recently completed Psychological Testing. Once an official referral has been made, an assessment of fit by the Admissions Team begins. Additionally, ISBE has approved the Knapp School and Yeshiva to serve students with primary or secondary IEP classifications of Emotional Disturbance (ED), Specific Learning Disability (SLD), Autism, Intellectual Disability (ID), Traumatic Brain Injury, and Other Health Impairment (OHI).
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