Ombudsman Educational Services is a division of Educational Services of America
(ESA), the nation’s
leading provider of Pre-K-12 alternative and special education schools and programs
for students who are at risk of dropping out and for students with special
needs. ESA partners with more than 260 public
school districts in 23 states to serve 12,000 students
each year in more than 160 schools and programs.
ESA’s mission is to provide personalized, evidence-based
educational services for non-traditional learners in collaboration with
families and public school districts.
ESA operates three service divisions—Early Autism Project (EAP), Ombudsman Educational Services and Spectrum Center Schools and Programs.
Accreditation and Affiliations
Ombudsman is accredited by AdvancED, the unified organization of
the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School
Improvement (NCA CASI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). AdvancED
represents 27,000 public and private schools and districts across the United
States and in 65 countries worldwide.
Ombudsman is also accredited by Middle States Commission on
Elementary Schools (MS-CES).
Spectrum Center Schools and Programs is known for the quality of
its research-based, data-driven programs and holds the highest rating from
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in all categories for its
pre-kindergarten through grade 12 programs.