Lafayette School

  • Lafayette School & Treatment Center was established in August 1999 in Charlottesville, Virginia to serve children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems in a therapeutic day school environment.
  • The school was founded on the principle that many youth with emotional and behavioral problems can be effectively treated and maintained in their home community in an intensive program that combines special education and therapeutic intervention.
  • Lafayette School & Treatment Center serves children and adolescents with emotional disturbance, behavioral disturbance, and/or mental illness in a structured special education and treatment program.
  • Our philosophy is that all students have the capacity for learning and growth, regardless of their disability.
  • The goal of the program is to provide students with the skills necessary to return to a less restrictive school environment.
  • This includes having healthy relationships with adults and peers and functioning effectively in school and society.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded18
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students12 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Lafayette School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size5 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorJennifer O'Malley
Admissions AssociateWilliam P. Luckett

School Notes

  • Lafayette School & Treatment Center was established in August 1999 in Charlottesville, Virginia to serve children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral problems in a therapeutic day school environment.
  • The school was founded on the principle that many youth with emotional and behavioral problems can be effectively treated and maintained in their home community in an intensive program that combines special education and therapeutic intervention.
  • Lafayette School & Treatment Center serves children and adolescents with emotional disturbance, behavioral disturbance, and/or mental illness in a structured special education and treatment program.
  • Our philosophy is that all students have the capacity for learning and growth, regardless of their disability.
  • The goal of the program is to provide students with the skills necessary to return to a less restrictive school environment.
  • This includes having healthy relationships with adults and peers and functioning effectively in school and society.

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charlottesville
    Grades: NS-12 | 893 students
    15.8 miles
    2132 Ivy Road
    Charlottesville, VA 22903
    (434)296-5106
    15.8 NS-12
    893
  • Charlottesville
    Grades: PK-12 | 560 students
    15.4 miles
    175 Hickory St
    Charlottesville, VA 22902
    (434)220-7330
    15.4 PK-12
    560
  • Cross Junction
    Timber Ridge School
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 58 students
    83.6 miles
    1463 New Hope Road
    Cross Junction, VA 22625
    (540)888-9535
    83.6 7-12
    58
  • Milford
    Abundant Life Academy
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    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: 8-12
    47 miles
    20500 Remuda Lane
    Milford, VA 22514
    (804)632-4476
    47 8-12
    n/a

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