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Frostig School

Frostig School is a coeducational private special needs school for students in grades 1 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Frostig School says

Frostig School was founded in 1951 and is the oldest school for children with learning disabilities in Southern California. Frostig School offers a rich blend of academics, arts, athletics and clinical services to children in grades 1-12 who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and other learning challenges.

The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and all completed courses, credits and high school diplomas are recognized by the California Department of Education. All teachers are credentialed in learning disabilities and key subject areas, and there is a low student to teacher ratio (6:1). All students work from laptops or iPads and assistive technology is provided to meet the unique needs of each child. The school offers a rich array of electives--art, music, drama, film, and applied technology. All students participate in the Social Skills program and high school students engage in the Transitions program, which includes units in Career Exploration, Life Skills Training and Post-secondary Planning. On-site clinicians provide counseling as well as speech and language, occupational, and educational therapy.

Frostig draws students from throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

Mission Statement

Frostig is dedicated to helping children with learning disabilities reach their full potential through an integrated approach of primary research, professional development and consultation, and the Frostig School.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (626) 791-1255
Email
  [email protected]

Academics

Academics

Academic Calendar: Semester

Student Services

Student Services
    Counseling Services
  • Frostig School offers on-site clinical services in the following areas: speech and language therapy; educational therapy; occupational therapy and mental health counseling.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 108
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
2 3
3 5
4 8
5 3
6 14
7 13
8 16
9 8
10 14
11 11
12 13

Frostig School's relatively variable 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 Frostig School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Gender 70% Male / 30% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 54%
Multi-racial 16%
Hispanic/Latino 20%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 6%
Principal   Jenny Janetzke

Extracurriculars

  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Cheerleading

Associations & Memberships

Other associations for exceptional children

Other school associations

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