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Guiding Hands School, Inc.

Private | K-12 | 163 students


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Posted August 15, 2014

Amazing teachers with a well rounded curricullum. My son attends preschool here and Ms.Noel is the best there is. She is a lot of fun but knows how to get the work done and brings out the best in the kids. My son had a speech delay before he started here and less than a year later expresses so much verbally and talks in complete sentences. His speech therapist is amazed at his progress. Special Ed or not, its a wonderful school.
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Posted March 10, 2009

I work at Guiding Hands as an aid. I have alos brought my own children to Guiding Hands during summer school. It has helped my son especially. The kids their are the best! The staff is excellent. This is a place that you should enroll your child if they have special needs. The academic learning, the social skills and disapline the receive their can be compaired to no other. I LOVE my job and look forward to helping all those smiling faces everyday!

Posted February 20, 2009

my sons attended guiding hands for the last 3 years its a wonderful school for children with disabilities that might affect their ability to saftely learn in a regular public school and to prepare/ help them to adjust to a public school envioment in some cases. I adore the staff and am grateful for all the help they have provided to my son.
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Posted December 11, 2008

My son has been doing very well at Guiding hands... He has been to 3 different schools and finally found a school where he fits in. We bought a home in EDH to be closer to his school and so far my son is excelling. We have been very happy.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 58% 26%
Black 19% 6%
Hispanic 13% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 5% 11%
Two or more races 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Ms. Cindy Keller
  • Coed
  • Nonsectarian
Fax number
  • (916) 939-0563


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4900 Windplay Drive
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
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Phone: (916) 939-0553


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