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New Vista School
  • New Vista School is a grade 6-12+ progressive educational center that provides a safe, structured educational environment serving the needs of students with high-functioning Autism, and language learning disabilities who may benefit from social and transitional skills development.
  • 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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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAutism, Asperger, Learning Differences, AD/HD, and others
Year Founded2006
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students70 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size5 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$26,100
Tuition NotesFinancial scholarships available.
Admissions DirectorMelissa Kenig-Davis
Admissions AssociateLisa Bartram

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Cooking Club, Drama Club, Homework Club, Media Arts, Robotics, 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
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