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Current Non-Public Agencies

Public schools are required to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to eligible special education students, age 3–21. If a student’s special education needs cannot be met by their resident district, the district may contract with an approved Non-Public Agency (NPA). The NPA provides the student’s special education and related services that are determined through the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process.

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NPAs are reviewed and approved by OSPI, May 1 of each year, for the upcoming school year. The application form must be printed, signed where noted, and forwarded to the district.

Currently Approved Non-Public Agencies located in Washington State

NPA status reflects current information received by OSPI.

Agency Name City State
Academy Schools Tukwila WA
Boyer Children's Clinic Seattle WA
Bright Beginnings for Kittitas County Ellensburg WA
Children's Institute for Learning Differences Mercer Island WA
Children's Village - Yakima Valley Mem. Hospital Yakima WA
Clark College Child & Family Studies
Vancouver WA
Dartmoor School - Bellevue (site 1 of 3) Bellevue WA
Dartmoor School - Issaquah (site 2 of 3) Issaquah WA
Dartmoor School- Woodinville (3 of 3) Woodinville WA
Dolan Academy & Learning Center Woodinville WA
Elmview Industries Ellensburg WA
Entrust Community Services (Sunnyside) Sunnyside WA
Entrust Community Services (Yakima) Yakima WA
Excelsior Youth Center Spokane WA
Hamlin Robinson School Seattle WA
Hearing Oral Program of Excellence (HOPE) Spokane WA
Hearing Speech and Deafness Center (HSDC) Seattle WA
Home Port Learning Center Bellingham WA
Listen and Talk Seattle WA
Madrona Day Treatment Bremerton WA
Morningside Academy Seattle WA
New Horizon School Renton WA
Northwest School for Hearing Impaired Children Seattle WA
Northwest School of Innovative Learning - Kirkland Kirkland WA
Northwest School of Innovative Learning - Tacoma Tacoma WA
Overlake Specialty School Bellevue WA
Pacific Learning Centers, Inc. Shoreline WA
Tamarack Center Spokane WA
The Academic Institute, Inc. Bellevue WA
Toddler Learning Center Oak Harbor WA
Yakima Specialties, Inc. Yakima WA
Yellow Wood Academy Mercer Island WA

Currently Approved Non-Public Agencies located outside of Washington State

NPA status reflects current information received by OSPI.

Agency Name City State
Daniels Academy Daniels UT
Daybreak Canyon Kellogg ID
Gateway Academy Draper UT
Heartspring School Wichita KS
Logan River Academy Logan UT
Northwest Childrens Home Education Center Lewiston ID
Serendipity Center, Inc. Portland OR
Tucker-Maxon Oral School Portland OR
Waterfall Canyon Academy Ogden UT
Woods Services Longhorne PA
Youth Care of Utah Draper UT


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