Admission Process and Criteria

Eligibility

In order to be a successful candidate for the Woodview Learning Centre, students must have an autism diagnosis, be able to safely work in a small group setting, and have a goal of working through a modified Ontario Curriculum. Woodview accepts families from all over Southern Ontario. Prospective families will meet with Woodview's Halton Autism Services intake worker where they will go through our intake assessment to evaluate goals and determine the most suitable placement and ratio.

Assessment

At the beginning of each school year families will meet with the Woodview Learning Centre team to discuss goals, and develop an Individual Education Plan (IEP). Students will receive one report card per term with opportunities to meet and discuss their progress throughout the year.

Tuition

 Tuition Fees Per School Year
3 to 1
3 students, 1 teacher
$30,000
2 to 1
2 students, 1 teacher
$38,000

Fee for Service

Woodview Learning Centre is a fee for service program. Tuition will be dependent on the ratio of teaching your child and will be determined by the Intake Worker and Woodview Learning Centre team. In order to confirm a student's enrolment in the Woodview Learning Centre, a non-refundable Registration Fee is due prior to the school year that is deducted from the overall tuition. Enrolment is not guaranteed until the Registration Fee has been received. Woodview Learning Centre tuition fees may be paid in a lump sum payment or on a predetermined monthly payment schedule and may not be reduced due to absences or school holidays. Monthly tuition fees must be paid by the 1st of each month.

Payment Schedule

In order to confirm a student’s enrollment in the Woodview Learning Centre, a non-refundable Registration Fee is due prior to the school year that is deducted from the overall tuition. Enrollment is not guaranteed until the Registration Fee has been received.

Woodview Learning Centre tuition fees may be paid in a lump sum payment or on a pre-determined monthly payment schedule and may not be reduced due to absences or school holidays. Monthly tuition fees must be paid by the 1st of each month.

Payment Options

Tuition fees may be paid by post-dated cheque, pre-authorized credit, or PayPal.

Withdrawal from Woodview Learning Centre

Students may withdraw from Woodview Learning Centre with 30 days’ notice. In the event of withdrawal, the initial registration fee is forfeited and paid tuition is non-refundable.

Tuition Receipts

Every student will receive a tuition receipt at the end of each calendar year.

Mid-Year Start

Students may enroll in Woodview Learning Centre mid-year if there are vacancies available. Tuition fees are pro-rated to the remaining months of the school year.

Sponsorship

Jeff Roche and Hannah Gordon Roche Memorial Sponsorship Fund

The Jeff Roche and Hannah Gordon Roche Memorial Sponsorship Fund is a subsidy fund for families who are unable to afford the full tuition of the Woodview Learning Centre. The fund is supported by designated donations and fundraising.

How to Apply

Applications for the Sponsorship Fund are accepted at the time of enrollment for the next academic school year (typically between April and May of the prior school year). Parents or caregivers are invited to apply by contacting the school administration by email or phone and requesting a copy of the Application Form. Once completed, the application is reviewed and the applicant is notified by letter of the panel’s decision.

How to Donate to the Fund

The sponsorship is funded by and relies upon the generosity of our donors and third-party fundraisers. To donate to the fund, please click on the button below and select 'Woodview Learning Centre Sponsorship Fund'. Donors will receive a charitable tax receipt and recognition in Woodview's Annual Report*.

*donations of $500 or more receive recognition in Woodview's Annual Report.

Eligibility

Eligibility is determined by a panel including the Executive Director and members of Woodview’s Board of Directors.

The level of funding assistance may vary based on the availability of funds and the number of requests received. If the number of qualifying applications exceeds the amount of sponsorship funds available, subsidy will be awarded on a most in need basis.

Sponsorship is awarded, when available, to families who would otherwise not be able to attend the Woodview Learning Centre.

Transportation

Our Location

The Woodview Learning Centre is located at 69 Flatt Road, in Burlington (off Waterdown Road, just north of the 403). It is the responsibility of parents / guardians to arrange for pick up and drop off of students.