Minnick Schools - Wytheville

Tel: (276)228-8088
  • Minnick Schools, a service division of Lutheran Family Services of Virginia, are not-for-profit proprietary day schools, licensed by the Virginia Department of Education.
  • Minnick Schools partner closely with local school divisions and community agencies to provide academic and behavioral instruction for children ages 5 through age 22 who are not succeeding in a traditional public school setting.
  • Counseling services and specially designed programs round out our services, which assist students in their transition back to public school or the most appropriate setting.
  • Minnick Schools are individually accredited by or are a member if the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Education Facilities (VAISEF).
  • Guiding Principles:These principles form the foundation of our organization.They represent the best of what we aspire to in leadership, service delivery, policy, procedures, planning, work, and life. *Abundance *Relationships *Person-Centered *Shared Ownership *Stewardship.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedEmotional Disabilities, Behavioral Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, OHI

Student Body

Total Students28 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeMinnick Schools - Wytheville Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants and collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Our schools offer a curriculum that is based on the Virginia Standards of Learning in a unique and nurturing environment. Instructional staff implement research-based, student-centered strategies that focus on teaching student to self-regulate problem behaviors and increase successful learning behaviors.
  • Individualized Instruction
  • Waterford Reading, Math, and Science-Waterford Institute
  • SuccessMaker
  • Gradpoint, a Pearson online program offering courses for students grades 6-12
  • Instruction on pragmatic social skills
  • Functional life skills program
  • Specialized classes
  • Counseling services
  • Transition services
  • Community-Based Instruction
  • Community-Supported Employment
  • Job Coaching
  • Extended School Year Program
  • School wide positive behavior support
  • Board-Certified Behavior Analyst

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wytheville
    Grades: PK-8 | 21 students
    3.1 miles
    1705 Peppers Ferry Rd
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    (276)228-3129
    3.1PK-8
    21
  • Max Meadows
    Grades: PK-12 | 36 students
    13 miles
    4927 E Lee Hwy
    Max Meadows, VA 24360
    (276)637-3727
    13PK-12
    36
  • Hillsville
    New Life Christian Schools
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: 5-12 | 66 students
    20.2 miles
    Po Box 1268
    Hillsville, VA 24343
    (276)730-0706
    20.25-12
    66
  • Galax
    Grades: 2-11 | 11 students
    21.3 miles
    101 N Depot Ave
    Galax, VA 24333
    (276)238-3007
    21.32-11
    11
  • Hillsville
    Noah's Ark Daycare Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Brethren)
    Grades: K-1 | 18 students
    23.3 miles
    Po Box 1396
    Hillsville, VA 24343
    (276)766-3502
    23.3K-1
    18

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