How do I refer a child to the school?
You can either call the school to request a referral form or download the form from our web site.

How can I visit the school?
We host monthly visitor days every six weeks. You can either call the school to register for a visitor day, or use the online request form in the Events section of our website.

What is a nonpublic school accreditation NPS?
NPS is a certification that permits TBS to contract with the California Department of Education and receive reimbursement for special education services.

How is The Bay School different from other educational programs working with children with autism?
Each child will have an individualized program that is taught in structured one to one and small group teaching sessions. Objective data measures are utilized to assess effective teaching procedures and treatment outcomes. TBS will conduct yearly evaluations with an outside agency to evaluate student and staff performance.

How will TBS accomplish its mission?
TBS will utilize principles of applied behavior analysis, and use teaching procedures based on research that have proven to be effective for teaching children with autism.

What is the mission of the The Bay School (TBS)?
The Bay School's mission is to provide scientifically-based educational services and to contribute to research that serves children with autism. The year-round school educates students between the ages of three and twenty-one regardless of their race, national or ethnic origin, age, gender or religion.