The Light House (Lighthouse Voc-ed Center Inc.)

The Learning Campus is a state-approved special education school addressing the social, emotional, behavioral, and academic needs of students ages 7 to 21 with significant intellectual and developmental differences.
Functional, student-centered academics and behavioral supports are combined with community-based programming in order to promote development in areas of social communication, pre-vocational skills, daily living, and self-regulation.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other special emphasis association(s)
State or regional independent school association
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAutism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, and Multiple Disabilities, along with social, emotional, and behavioral needs
Year Founded1992
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students22 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesAdmission is based on recommendation from a student's public school district (LEA)

School Notes

Full educational experience integrating core academics through individualized curricula:
  • Yoga, art and music therapy
  • Activities such as kayaking and swimming
  • Adaptive physical education
  • Sensory integration programs/ sensory space
  • Imbedded daily living skills and personal care
  • Assistive Tech supports
In the Community:
  • Work-based learning experiences
  • Pre-vocational job training
  • Community participation and navigation
  • Transportation training
  • Applied life skills and independent living
  • Transitional support
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