Private schools for students with autism can be a challenge to find.  Parents will have to pay for the tuition for a private school, and may need to pay for any supplemental services needed.

Inland Empire Children Montessori
Moreno Valley
23571 Sunnymead Ranch Pkway Suite 110-130 Moreno Valley California 92557
(909) 547-5437 (KIDS)
Private school designed for students with disabilities serving San Bernardo and Riverside Counties. School focuses on meeting the individual needs of each child while implementing the Montessori Methodology. Parents function as the learning coach and along with our trained Montessori Educational Therapists, we reach for the academic potential for each child.  Educate children ages 2-19 and are have a K-12 affidavit on file with the California Department of Education. Not a home school group, but rather we implement a child’s education using Montessori methodology- which meets the child at their developmental level.  Tuition to Inland Empire Montessori Academy is relatively low because parents are the learning coach for their children.

Grove School
200 Nevada Street, Redlands
(909) 798 – 7831
Free public charter for grades 7-12th.  College prep curriculum.  No special day classes.  Using Montessori theory and practice, this program provides students an environment that fosters self-responsibility through an individualized curriculum; and core course work that ensures each student’s ability to master individual and state competency goals. Trained students of the School will be trained to initiate, plan and complete projects using critical thinking skills and obtained knowledge, and be able to reflect on and evaluate the outcomes of these projects. These skills will enable them to become lifelong learners and community leaders.  Lottery process determines enrollment although enrollment preference to siblings.

Redlands Christian School
1145 Church Street, Redlands
(909) 793-5172
Private Christian School that offers PreK-8th and is open to inclusion.

United Christian Academy
Rancho Cucamonga
Held on the campus of Abundant Living Church in Rancho, this school provides K-12 education. For students with special needs, UCA has The Academic Success Program (ASP) provides assistance/accommodations to meet the learning needs of exceptional students. The goal of this support is to equip the student to achieve his/her full potential in a regular classroom environment.

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This Resource Guide was developed to provide families and professionals with an opportunity to find resources related to autism in the Inland Empire in one place.

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