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Westview School

Westview School is a coeducational private special needs school

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Westview School says

The Westview School is a private, non-profit school for high-functioning children with autism spectrum disorder from ages 2 to 15 years. Westview is unique in that it is the only school in the greater Houston area - and the country - that specifically serves high-functioning children with autism spectrum disorder. Westview’s challenging, well-rounded curriculum includes a full range of academic programs and a strong emphasis on social communication and social skills. We offer opportunities to pursue the arts, extra-curricular activities and real-world experiences. The enhancement of self esteem and the development of appropriate behavior allow our students to become successful members of the community.

Curriculum

The Westview School uses state-aligned curriculum that is designed to challenge students while meeting their individual needs. If required, modifications to the curriculum can be made to accommodate a child's learning style. Small class sizes allow for personalized instruction, and our focus is on discovering how each student learns in order to maximize their educational experience and accomplishments.

Mission Statement

Mission: The mission of The Westview School is to provide a stimulating, specialized learning environment where high-functioning children with autism spectrum disorder can reach their potential.

Vision: The vision of The Westview School is to create options and opportunities for children with autism spectrum disorder.

Belief Statement: The Westview School believes that children with autism spectrum disorder can grow and learn through a nurturing, positive and happy environment that enhances their self-esteem.

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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
  (713) 973-1900
Email
  [email protected]

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 150
Student Teacher Ratio 3 : 1

Extracurriculars

The Westview School offers a wide range of age-appropriate extra-curricular activities. While the options vary depending on the ages of the students, we offer tumbling and gymnastics, karate, soccer and basketball clubs, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, student council, robotics and social skills groups. For our oldest students, we offer lock-ins, which are overnight sleep-overs at school that include pizza, junk food, movies and games. Our middle school students also have regular socials, where students from the nearby Grace School come to our decorated gym for evenings filled with music, dancing, snacks and photos.

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

Other special emphasis assocations

Other associations for exceptional children

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