New Vista School

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New Vista School serves the educational and social needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as well as those with similar learning differences. The school serves grades 6 through 12 and offers a 12+ year. Transition programs are also offered for young adults.
We are a private, non-profit, 501c3, WASC-accredited school serving Orange County, California. We are authorized to serve ASD students through the non-public school (NPS) option available to qualified families and school districts. Our academic and social curricula are guided by the following values: Safety, Respect, Responsibility, Initiative, Problem Solving and Resiliency.
We maximize personal achievement and foster independence through academics, social skills, self-advocacy, and community involvement.
Designed for students in grades six through 12-plus, our school promotes academic achievement and fosters independence through academics, social skills, self-advocacy, and community involvement.
Our two academic programs flow from middle through high school and while integrating the social skills so necessary for effective living.
Our transition program provides guidance for high school students and above, assisting with career searches, job training, college exploration, and work experience under the guidance of a transition specialist.
Students are shown new avenues to challenge their minds and prepare them for their adult lives while being supported and guided by professionals, parents, and educators who seek only the best for each student.
We welcome you to take a closer look at New Vista School.

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Top Rankings

New Vista School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Autism, Asperger, Learning Differences, AD/HD, and others
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
74 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
New Vista School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
7 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial scholarships available.
Summer Program Cost
Admissions Director
Sandi Carter
Admissions Associate
Amelia Gonzalez


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Cooking Club, Media Arts, Venturing Crew

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Spirit League

School Notes

  • WASC Accredited Social Skills Training Curriculum High School Diploma Accommodations and Modifications as Appropriate High-Functioning Autism special Learning Needs Transition Program as Students Prepare for Post-Seconday Education and Success in the Workplace Caring and Supportive Staff Zero Tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy Safe Environment Student Self-Advocacy Program Organization and Study Skills Re-enforcement Now Accepting Applications At All Grade Levels
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does New Vista School cost?
New Vista School's tuition is approximately $30,580 for private students and $1,900 for summer students.
What is New Vista School's ranking?
New Vista School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for New Vista School?
The application deadline for New Vista School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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The average private school tuition in Orange County, CA is $11,084 for elementary schools and $16,592 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Orange County, CA is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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