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Kiefer School

Kiefer School is a coeducational private special needs school for students in grades 2 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

Kiefer School says

Children’s Home is a private, not-for-profit, non-sectarian, multiple program, and social service organization. Established in 1866, our organization is committed to community-based, family-focused programs. We serve over 1,000 children and families each month and operate from 4 locations. We are governed by a 25-member voluntary Board of Directors. Children’s Home employs approximately 400 full and part-time staff in the professions of education, social work, psychology, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, child care counseling, therapeutic recreation, and nursing, as well as a variety of support staff. Additional professional services such as medical, dental, psychological and psychiatric care are sought through community resources. Children’s Home is certified by the Illinois State Board of Education; accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children, Inc., and also by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; and licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. Children’s Home is a private, not-for-profit, non-sectarian, multiple program, and social service organization. Established in 1866, our organization is committed to community-based, family-focused programs. We serve over 1,000 children and families each month and operate from 4 locations. We are governed by a 25-member voluntary Board of Directors. Children’s Home employs approximately 400 full and part-time staff in the professions of education, social work, psychology, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, child care counseling, therapeutic recreation, and nursing, as well as a variety of support staff. Additional professional services such as medical, dental, psychological and psychiatric care are sought through community resources. Children’s Home is certified by the Illinois State Board of Education; accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children, Inc., and also by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; and licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.Kiefer School is a non-public instituion serving students K-12 from appoximately a 60 mile radius of Peoria. Each student receives individualized instruction and related services, including speech therapy, occupational therapy and mental health counseling. Class sizes are limited to a maximum of 9 students with at least 2 full time staff members in each room.

Finance

Finance

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (309) 687-7739
Email
  pphelan@chail.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 120
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
2 5
3 2
4 8
5 10
6 13
7 12
8 8
9 16
10 19
11 7
12 20

Kiefer School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Kiefer School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Gender 88% Male / 12% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 77%
Multi-racial 10%
Hispanic/Latino 4%
Black or African American 9%

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