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New Vista School

Private | 6-12 | 80 students

 

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Posted June 26, 2014

New vista school is one of those schools that changes the life of a special needs kid. My son has been going for 6 years and he has learned not only academics but has learned out to control outbursts and make friends. Before the school he had very few friends. I am so impressed by this school and the staff. It is really a gem and should be the model for other special needs schools.
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Posted June 23, 2013

My son has been at New Vista School for one year and the changes that everyone sees in him are amazing. I am not concerned with credentials since all the credentialed teachers he had in public school did more harm than good. I love the daily social skills classes and how there is always a staff member immediately available to intervene at the teachable moments. That makes all the difference in the world. His confidence has gone up so much and he has friends now both in and out of school. BEST thing we ever did for him.
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Posted June 28, 2012

I researched this school and went in to ask questions. I was very surprised that neither the administration nor faculty were board certified in Applied Behavior Analysis. Their answer was "we know the techniques."
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Posted December 1, 2007

i find this school amazing. every one is so kind and it really helps autism and other learning deference's im 13 so this probly shouldnt throw
—Submitted by a student


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 85% 26%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 11%
Hispanic 4% 52%
Two or more races 4% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Black 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mr. John Bowen
Gender
  • Coed
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  • Nonsectarian
Fax number
  • (949) 455-1271

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23092 Mill Creek Drive
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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Phone: (949) 455-1270

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