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6-12|Private
80 students
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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New Vista School is a place where my child is actually taught and respected, and where she is now thriving. My daughter has been at New Vista for 3 years and it has literally saved her life. In the public school, my daughter was allowed to sleep through class. The teachers meant well but they had absolutely no expectations for her! At NV, she is reading, writing, doing math, loving science and even making friends. She finally is having a "normal" life. Thank you New Vista!

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree


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The whole point of sending your child on the spectrum to a special school is to minimize the bullying due to their disability. All the children here have various "issues". They support each other and help each other overcome their disabilities. My daughter gets reminded to stop her repetitive behaviors by other students - because they care about her and want her to succeed.


Supports LD students: Strongly agree


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With a 5 to 1 student teacher ratio, the school is perfectly suited to tailor learning to each student. That is how they are able to maintain a WASC accreditation and give students a "real" high school degree upon graduation.

Effective school leaders: Agree


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While there has been turnover at the top level at the school over the past two years, the teachers and administrators have maintained the culture and integrity of the program and have continued to execute. The new Executive Director seems to come with a great attitude and a wealth of experience.

Develops character: Strongly agree


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Not only are kids taught integrity and respect for others, but they are taught to respect themselves. This strong character is key for special needs kids.


Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree


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These teachers are more than "effective". They truly care about each and every student and it shows.

Amount of homework: Agree


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I know that homework is hard for all students, much less special needs kids. But it is necessary! NV assigns homework every night and it pays off. It isn't easy or fun for kids or parents, but if we want our kids to flourish it has to be done.

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly disagree


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It is ironic that the leaders are the bullies at New Vista. The teachers do watch out for bullying.


Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree


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The leadership is what is lacking at NV in a very big way. They have no leadership, they have no money and the BOD is filled with NV parents and people with conflicts of interest. The one aging leader that remains is the worst offender of all. For the sake of the students and teachers, we hope the school survives in spite of the poor leadership.

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral


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there are a handful of very good teachers left there. to our knowledge, none of them BCBA or ABA or SE credentialed.

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Last modified New Vista School is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
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