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Name of FacilityESC RegionFacility TypeAddressPhoneContactAge/Grade RangeDisabilitiesApproval StatusApproved for New PlacementsApproved Through
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1
Ability Central
5Day4685 College Street
Beaumont, TX 77707
(832) 421-5847InactiveNO
2
Asheville Academy
out of stateResidential126 Camp Elliot Road
Black Mountain, NC 28711
(828) 469-0893Cat Jennings, Executive Director10-15Autism
Emotional Disturbance
Multiple Disabilities
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Speech Impairment
YES10/02/24
3
Autism Treatment Center - Dallas
10Day
Residential
10503 Metric Drive
Dallas, TX 75243
(469) 341-6247Dr. Carolyn Garver, Program DirectorEC-4th (STAAR-Alt only, 5th-12thAutism
Intellectual Disability
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Speech Impairment
III. Provisional Approval - Action RequiredYES06/30/24
4
Autism Treatment Center – San Antonio
20Day
Residential
6111 Nacogdoches Road
San Antonio, TX 78247
(210) 590-2107Maria Duncan, Director3-21Autism
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Non-categorical Early Childhood
Other Health Impairment
Speech Impairment
Visual Impairment
III. Provisional Approval - Action RequiredYES06/30/23
5
Avondale House
4Day
Residential
3737 O’Meara Drive
Houston, TX 77025
(713) 993-9544Steve Vetrano, CEO3-21Auditory Impairment
Autism
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Multiple Disabilities
Orthopedic Impairment
Other Health Impairment
Speech Impairment
Visual Impairment
YES10/29/22
6
Bay Area Rehabilitation Center
4Off-Campus5313 Decker Dr.
Baytown, TX 77520
(281) 838-4477Kim Frederick-Brown, Program Director18-21Autism
Intellectual Disability
Other Health Impairment
Speech Impairment
II. Approval - Action RequiredYES12/31/24
7
Bayes Achievement Center
6Residential7517 Hwy. 75 South
Huntsville, TX 77340
(936) 291-3391Daniel Bayes, Executive Director6-21Auditory Impairment
Autism
Deaf-Blindness
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Multiple Disabilities
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Speech Impairment
Traumatic Brain Injury
Visual Impairment
YES10/28/22
8
Behavior Network
10Day
Residential
4601 Medical Center Drive
Suite F
McKinney, TX 75069
(469) 731-0957Dr. Amanda Coffey, Executive Director
amanda.c@behaviornetwork.net
5-21Autism
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Speech Impairment
YES07/30/23
9
Focus Behavioral Associates
13Day29023 Ranch Road 620, Building C
Lakeway, TX 78734
(512) 646-9789Lisa Fuentes, Executive DirectorK-6th
(STAAR-ALT only, 7th-12th)
Autism
Speech Impairment
I. ApprovalYES06/30/23
10
Harris County Dept of Ed - ABS East
4Off-Campus7703 South Loop East
Houston, TX 77012
(713) 242-8036Dr. Anthony Mays
Brenda Mullins
4-21Auditory Impairment
Autism
Deaf-Blindness
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Multiple Disabilities
Orthopedic Impairment
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Speech Impairment
Traumatic Brain Injury
Visual Impairment
I. ApprovalYES06/30/25
11
Harris County Dept of Ed - ABS West
4Off-Campus7800 Westglen
Houston, TX 77063
(713) 339-9411Dr. Anthony Mays
Brenda Mullins
4-21Auditory Impairment
Autism
Deaf-Blindness
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Orthopedic Impairment
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Speech Impairment
Traumatic Brain Injury
Visual Impairment
I. ApprovalYES06/30/25
12
Hunting Bayou Achievement Center
4Day5313 Decker Drive
Baytown, TX 77520
(281) 424-5512Mike Bonario, Director9-21
4th-12th
Autism
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Multiple Disabilities
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Speech Impairment
I. ApprovalYES06/30/25
13
Merakey Education and Autism Center
11Day4775 North Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 75106
(817) 740-8700Ryan Weiche, Education Director3-21
K-12th
Autism
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Orthopedic Impairment
Speech Impairment
YES07/01/23
14
Monarch School and Institute
4Day2815 Rosefield Drive
Houston, TX 77080
(713) 479-0800Patti Pace, Head of School3-21
EC-12+
(STAAR-ALT only, 9th-12th)
Auditory Impairment
Autism
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Learning Disability
Multiple Disabilities
Noncategorical Early Childhood
Orthopedic Impairment
Other Health Impairment
Speech Impairment
Traumatic Brain Injury
Visual Impairment
I. ApprovalYES06/30/25
15
Next Step Transition Center
4Off-Campus220 E Vaughn Lane
Deer Park, TX 77536
(832) 429-3703Traci Johnston, DirectorInactiveNO
16
North Fork Educational Center
10Day
Residential
3001 Elm Grove Rd.
Wylie, TX 75098
(972) 412-2444Michael Eckenrode, Executive Director3-21 (Day)
4-17 (Res)
Autism
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
IV. Limited Approval - Action RequiredNO12/17/22
17
One For Autism
20Day265 East Lullwood Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 680-8737Olga B. Vasquez-Silva, Executive DirectorPreK-8th (STAAR-ALT only, 9th-12th)Autism
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Multiple Disabilities
Noncategorical Early Childhood
Specific Learning Disability
Speech Impairment
I. ApprovalYes06/30/24
18
Providence Treatment Center
4Day311 Present Street
Missouri City, TX 77489
(281) 208-1117Anita Venditti, Program Director14-21
6th-12th
Auditory Impairment
Autism
Intellectual Disability
Other Health Impairment
Speech Impairment
Traumatic Brain Injury
YES10/01/22
19
River Oaks Academy
4Day10600 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77042
(713) 783-7200Dr. Luis Valdes, Director
lavaldes1@gmail.com
3-21Auditory Impairment
Autism
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Multiple Disabilities
Orthopedic Impairment
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Speech Impairment
Traumatic Brain Injury
Visual Impairment
YES04/21/23
20
Shiloh Treatment Center
4Day
Residential
3926 Bahler Road
Manvel, TX 77578
(281) 489-1290Dr. Brenda Gardner Valdes, Executive Director
bvaldes6451@gmail.com
PreK-8th
(STAAR-ALT only, 9th-12th)
Autism
Emotional Disturbance
Intellectual Disability
Multiple Disabilities
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Speech Impairment
IV. Limited Approval - Action RequiredNO06/30/23
21
Shorkey Center
5Day855 South Eighth Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 838-6568Dr. Robin Pearson, Executive DirectorInactiveNO
22
Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children
20Day602 East Hildebrand Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 824-0579Mark Eads, Executive Director3-10Auditory Impairment
Deaf-Blindness
Speech Impairment
YES09/30/23
23
Texas Hill Country School
13Day
Residential
5309 Texas Lone Star Trail
Maxwell, TX 78656
(512) 392-8811Jane Stewart, Executive Director3-21
EC-6th (STAAR-Alt only, 7th-12th)
Auditory Impairment
Autism
Emotional Disturbance
Multiple Disabilities
Orthopedic Impairment
Other Health Impairment
Specific Learning Disability
Speech Impairment
Traumatic Brain Injury
Visual Impairment
III. Provisional Approval - Action RequiredYES06/30/24
24
Treatment & Learning Center
7Day1710 W Front Street
Tyler, TX 75702
(903) 593-4004Paige Sanchez, Program Director18-21Autism
Intellectual Disability
Other Health Impairment
Speech Impairment
I. ApprovalYES12/31/25
25
Whispering Hills Achievement Center
13Day
Residential
4110 FM 609
Flatonia, TX 78941
(361) 865-3083 (832) 729-6332Darryl Darnell Ashford, CEOInactiveNO
26
Williams Community School
13Day5209 Duval Rd.
Austin, TX 78727
(512) 250-5700Kara Huss, Executive Director11-13Autism
Other Health Impairment
Speech Impairment
YES06/30/25