St. Joseph's Villa–Dooley School

8000 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23227

The Dooley School's program educates youth who have a diagnosed learning disability, an emotional disturbance or a behavioral disorder. Educable pupils with intellectual disabilities are also accepted. Educational and therapeutic plans are designed to remediate disabilities and return the child to a regular classroom setting, as well as to teach appropriate social and personal behaviors. A separate classroom serves middle and high school children with Asperger's syndrome, and the Sarah Dooley Center for Autism provides integrated speech services for students with autism spectrum disorders. The Dooley Center for Alternative Education enrolls boys and girls who have been suspended or expelled from their previous schools. The sending school district typically pays all tuition costs. The school accepts the following conditions: Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, Emotional Disturbances, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Differences.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Prep, General Academic, Special Education
Grade RangeDay — Coed Ages 5-21
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address8000 Brook Rd, Richmond, VA 23227
Toll-Free Telephone800-273-6553
Year Established1970
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorDana Hawes
Applications DueRolling
Total Enrollment90
Day Students90
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