The Oberle School is designed to meet the needs of middle and high school special education students who are not achieving to their potential in the public-school setting.
Our trained and experienced staff designs and implements an educational program that enables each student with significant academic, social, emotional and behavioral deficiencies to achieve his or her academic, behavior and transition goals.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 46 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 4 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 5-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Learning Disabilities, Emotional Disabilities, Autism,OHI, Intellectual Disabilities, Other Health Impaired, Multiple Disabilities
Year Founded
1991
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
46 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
The Gladys H Oberle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
4 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Daily rate varies by service and is usually paid by referring school system, FAPT, Dept of Juvenile Justice or Social Services. We do not accept private pay.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Patricia Hoagland
Admissions Associate
Ken Manahan

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Arts/Crafts Club, Cooking Club, Dungeons and Dragons Club, Fishing Club, Sports Club

School Notes

  • ERI has operated a private, special education day school since 1991. The Oberle School is licensed by the VA Dept of Education and accredited through VAISEF. We specialize in serving the unique needs of students diagnosed with autism, emotional disturbance, intellectual disability, specific learning disability, other health impairment, visually impairment including blindness, hearing impairment, speech or language impairment and multiple disabilities. The school's primary goal is to equip students with the academic, behavioral, emotional, and social skills that will enable them to successfully return to the public school setting. Our secondary goal is to prepare students to successfully transition from school to post-secondary education/training and employment.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of The Gladys H Oberle School?

The acceptance rate of The Gladys H Oberle School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 83%.

Does The Gladys H Oberle School offer a summer program?

Yes, The Gladys H Oberle School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

When is the application deadline for The Gladys H Oberle School?

The application deadline for The Gladys H Oberle School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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This is a great school! My son has been here for approximately 2 years and the progress he has made has been wonderful! The faculty and staff truly care about the overall well-being of ALL the students. This school is definitely a hidden gem!!!
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Enrollment: 46 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 4 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $13,139 for elementary schools and $16,572 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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