North Florida School Of Special Education

The mission of North Florida School of Special Education is to discover and foster each student`s unique abilities revealing their highest potential within an engaged community.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 155 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Intellectual Differences
Year Founded
1992
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
155 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
North Florida School Of Special Education Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
FINANCIAL AID We understand that the cost of a private education for your student with intellectual and developmental differences is significant. In addition to accepting both the McKay Scholarship Program and Gardiner Scholarship, we offer need-based financial assistance to all students through fundraising, grants and foundation support.Applicants requesting additional need-based financial assistance must fill out all pertinent information and provide supporting documentation. A variety of payments plans are offered through FACTS, along with grant & financial needs assessment. You can learn more about FACTS payment plans and qualification for need-based financial aid by clicking the blue button to the right.North Florida School of Special Education is in compliance with the Department of Education to accept both the McKay Scholarship and Gardiner Scholarship. These two scholarships comprise 70% of the tuition funds for all students.
Admissions Director
Deb Rains, Assistant Head of School

School Notes

  • North Florida School of Special Education (NFSSE) gives students, ages 6-22, with intellectual and developmental differences a place to learn, thrive, and become the best versions of themselves in an innovative academic and therapeutic environment. Young adults, ages 22-40, flourish in NFSSE`s postgraduate programs through vocational training, internships, life skills, and more. NFSSE`s Berry Good Farms is an urban farm that promotes job training and healthy lifestyles through organic farming and culinary arts, and Art with Soul provides budding and experienced artists a place to create and pursue career paths in the visual arts. The campus is anchored by the Delores Barr Weaver Therapeutic Equestrian Center, serving NFSSE students and children and adults with intellectual and developmental differences throughout Northeast Florida. Through these and many more innovative programs, NFSSE sets itself apart as the premier learning environment for students with intellectual and developmental differences in Northeast Florida.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does North Florida School Of Special Education offer a summer program?
Yes, North Florida School Of Special Education offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
When is the application deadline for North Florida School Of Special Education?
The application deadline for North Florida School Of Special Education is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is North Florida School Of Special Education located?
North Florida School Of Special Education is located in the Woodland Acres neighborhood of Jacksonville, FL. There are 3 other private schools located in Woodland Acres.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 155 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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