Villa Maria School is an approved 12-month day care, nonpublic graded learning institute that provides intensive educational and clinical services for children and youths with learning and developmental disabilities. It offers a range of academic instruction and behavioral treatment programs. The school additionally provides an extended day care program that includes assists students in the areas of tutoring and recreational activities. It offers educational planning, therapeutic care and diagnostic services. The school provides services to students referred by social service departments, mental health agencies and the State Department of Education. Villa Maria School is a part of Villa Maria Continuum, which was established in 1818 and coordinates several educational, mental health, special education and clinical programs.