Villa Esperanza Services

Villa Esperanza Services School offers a comprehensive educational program serving students from 5 – 22 years old who have special needs associated with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities.
Individualized Educational Programs (IEP) outline each child’s specific goals with a comprehensive approach to education, consisting of collaborations between all services including: • Speech & Language Therapy • Occupational Therapy • Behavior Intervention • Music, Recreational & Art Therapists Villa's highly trained staff offers an individualized program for each student including instruction in social skills, communication, behavior, independent living skills and academics.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1961
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
64 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
73%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Villa Esperanza Services Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
87%
Average Class Size
8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Basic Education Programs : 5 – 22 years old $125.00 per diemSpeech: Individual (Pull-out or Classroom) $120.00 per hour Small Group $75.00 per hour Assessments and Evaluations $540.00Behavior Analysis and Intervention: Program Design an
Admissions Director
Casey Gregg

School Notes

  • All classrooms maintain a minimum of a 1 to 3 staff to child ratio. One-on-one assistance is provided to children for whom such help is IEP mandated. All education programs follow the state adopted standards, striving to provide children with the skills they need to be successful.
  • Our best practices include: • SEACO – Curriculum Guide• Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)• Augmentative Technology• TEACCH Strategies• Visual supports including social stories• Positive Behavior Support• Naturalistic Teaching Strategies• Community-based instruction• Provisions of sensory integration Classrooms have been designed and developed with our children’s needs in mind.
  • Placement criteria includes: age, strengths, present levels of performance, and behavioral challenges. As a non-public school (NPS), funding is contracted with school districts and regional centers through the Individual Education plan (IEP) process. Private pay options are also available. 
  • Our classrooms include:
  • Elementary School (5-10 years old)
  • Middle School (11-14 years old)
  • High School (14-22 years old)Lifeskills, Transitional, Career Exploration and Employment

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