La Cheim School, Inc.

La Cheim Schools are non-profit, non-sectarian, non-public schools, serving Special Education students aged 6-21, and specializing in helping children with emotional and behavioral issues that prevent them from succeeding in their home schools.
Two campuses make up La Cheim Schools -Richmond and Antioch- each of which is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
The last review was in February 2003, with our schools earning the most positive accreditation period: six years.
Each campus is a California Department of Education-certified non-public school and a certified Day Treatment clinic operating as a unified program, with each student receiving three hours of group and milieu-based therapy daily.
In addition, our MDs, RNs, and mental health specialists collaborate closely to provide medication monitoring, in-program case management, and individual and family therapy in accordance with each students Individualize Education Plan and Treatment Plan.
La Cheim Schools' mission is to provide a safe, structured learning and therapeutic environment for students with educational, behavioral and emotional needs, affording an opportunity for academic, social and emotional growth.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12

Student Body

Total Students
14 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
82%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
La Cheim School, Inc. Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • La Cheim Schools are non-profit, non-sectarian, non-public schools, serving Special Education students aged 6-21, and specializing in helping children with emotional and behavioral issues that prevent them from succeeding in their home schools. Two campuses make up La Cheim Schools -Richmond and Antioch- each of which is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges . The last review was in February 2003, with our schools earning the most positive accreditation period: six years. Each campus is a California Department of Education-certified non-public school and a certified Day Treatment clinic operating as a unified program, with each student receiving three hours of group and milieu-based therapy daily. In addition, our MDs, RNs, and mental health specialists collaborate closely to provide medication monitoring, in-program case management, and individual and family therapy in accordance with each students Individualize Education Plan and Treatment Plan. La Cheim Schools' mission is to provide a safe, structured learning and therapeutic environment for students with educational, behavioral and emotional needs, affording an opportunity for academic, social and emotional growth.

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The average private school tuition in Contra Costa County, CA is $15,020 for elementary schools and $21,257 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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