Fast Facts

Year founded: 1963

Total students: 35

Ages: 9-18 served; boys are 9-15 at time of admission

Average age: 13

Gender: All boys

States represented: 12

Countries represented: 3

Grades served: 4-12

Admission: Rolling (year-round)

Average class size: 6

Average dorm size: 8 – single or double rooms

Number of classrooms: 5

Number of dorms: 4

Average length of stay: 2 years

Total faculty/staff: 55

Acres: 24

Services: Individual, Group, and Family Therapy; Occupational Therapy; Speech Therapy; Art Therapy

Accreditation: Virginia Associate of Independent Specialized Education Facilities (VAISEF)

Licensure: Virginia Department of Education; Interdepartmental Regulation of Children’s Residential Facilities (CORE); Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

Associations: National Association of Private Special Education Centers (NAPSEC); Student and Exchange Visitor Information Program (SEVIS)

Summer Program: July summer session required for all students; June/August Bridge options available

Calendar: Students go home for Thanksgiving, December holidays (2 weeks), Spring Break and other designated weekends and summer home visits

Distance to Washington, DC: 2 hours (110 miles)

Little Keswick School, in providing any educational service, will adhere to a policy of racial nondiscrimination. LKS will admit students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at LKS. LKS will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its student admission policies, employment policies, educational policies, and athletic or other school-administered programs.

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