Northwest Children's Home Education operates three private, non-profit K-12 Education Centers.
All three schools are accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools, and officially recognized by the Idaho State Department of Education and the Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction.
The mission of the Northwest Children's Home Education is to provide quality rehabilitative, therapeutic and educational services for children and families.
Our largest school, in Lewiston, serves between 100-115 special needs students.
About half these children are Children's Home residents, and come from all over Idaho and Washington.
The others are from the Lewis-Clark Valley and surrounding communities.
In Nampa, the Syringa school provides educational services for up to 24 residential girls.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-12
  • Enrollment: 72 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 2-12

Student Body

Total Students
72 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade
Northwest Childrens Home Education Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Northwest Children's Home Education operates three private, non-profit K-12 Education Centers. All three schools are accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools, and officially recognized by the Idaho State Department of Education and the Washington Superintendent of Public Instruction. The mission of the Northwest Children's Home Education is to provide quality rehabilitative, therapeutic and educational services for children and families. Our largest school, in Lewiston, serves between 100-115 special needs students. About half these children are Children's Home residents, and come from all over Idaho and Washington. The others are from the Lewis-Clark Valley and surrounding communities. In Nampa, the Syringa school provides educational services for up to 24 residential girls.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The application deadline for Northwest Childrens Home Education Center is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-12
  • Enrollment: 72 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Idaho is $8,309 for elementary schools and $7,753 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Idaho is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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