Siskin Children's Institute is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with special needs and their families through excellence in education, support services, advocacy and community partnerships.
Our vision is to be the leader in advancing the field of early childhood special education and to build an inclusive society for people of all abilities.
We believe that children of all abilities are unique and capable learners benefiting from exploration within a predictable, loving and safe environment.
We believe that the family is a child's first teacher and that collaboration, respect and family involvement in the team approach to early education are paramount.
We believe that a positive and accepting learning environment supports each child's social, emotional, physical, motor, language and cognitive development.
We believe that children of all abilities grow and develop to their full potential by having the opportunity to engage in developmentally appropriate activities, being exposed to multiple instructional approaches, interacting with peers and developing relationships with caring adults.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 93 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-3

Student Body

Total Students
93 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
Siskin School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Siskin Children's Institute is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with special needs and their families through excellence in education, support services, advocacy and community partnerships. Our vision is to be the leader in advancing the field of early childhood special education and to build an inclusive society for people of all abilities. We believe that children of all abilities are unique and capable learners benefiting from exploration within a predictable, loving and safe environment. We believe that the family is a child's first teacher and that collaboration, respect and family involvement in the team approach to early education are paramount. We believe that a positive and accepting learning environment supports each child's social, emotional, physical, motor, language and cognitive development. We believe that children of all abilities grow and develop to their full potential by having the opportunity to engage in developmentally appropriate activities, being exposed to multiple instructional approaches, interacting with peers and developing relationships with caring adults.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The application deadline for Siskin School 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: Prekindergarten-3
  • Enrollment: 93 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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