Newton Learning Center

5.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
4895 Village Green Parkway
Reno, NV 89519
  • Newton Learning Center is a non-public school licensed with the NV DOE for grades K-12.
  • The program is designed for students diagnosed on the upper end of the Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or similar disabilities that can benefit from a more individualized approach to learning.
  • The Newton Learning Center is a social-cognitive school that emphasizes on the areas of social-emotional learning and individualized academics.

School News

  • A School Where My Children Thrive - 01/14/2019 - Being a parent of a child with special needs can be a very overwhelming experience. Janis Lammers will never forget the day her daughter, Kristina, was first diagnosed with autism ...moreat age seven. Shortly thereafter, her son Matthew was also diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum at the age of four. hide
  • Newton Helps Their Students Succeed - 12/11/2018 - Featured article in This is Reno
  • Family bets on Reno school for autism - 11/16/2018 - Uprooting a family and business is no small task, but when it comes to education for a child, sometimes that is exactly what families must consider.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAutism and similar
Year Founded2008

Student Body

Total Students17 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Newton Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$850
Tuition NotesAdditional Ways to Cover Tuition: Placement at expense of local school district Opportunity Scholarships
Admissions DirectorRebecca "RJ" Larrieu

School Notes

  • Our ultimate goal at the Newton Learning Center is to provide our students the appropriate skill set to successfully navigate the social realm. We pride ourselves in being able to see our students transition out of our school, back into a comprehensive learning environment, and continue to reach their full potential simultaneously. Many of our students find it difficult to concentrate for long periods of time in large mainstream school classrooms. Our school has a low student to staff ratio of 8:1. Our program is intensive and produces results. 

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
Although my child is very high functioning, he was not able to keep up with the social development of his peers. Once at Newton, he instantly felt at home. I can't speak highly enough about how dedicated the staff is to each child's growth socially, scholastically, and emotionally.
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The staff has worked very hard to restore my daughter's confidence. She knows she can accomplish anything if she sets her mind to it. They truly reach the ONE!
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Our stress level as parents has also dropped since we are relieved that our kids are in a safe and bully-free environment with accepting and caring peers and teachers.
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