New Little Light House closer to doubling enrollment capacity

New Little Light House closer to doubling enrollment capacity

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • The Little Lighthouse received enough donations to increase its space
  • The increased space means their enrollment capacity grew from 65 to 96
  • A renovation of the old building will increase it to 140

Community support makes the Little Lighthouse a “one-of-a-kind” school, directors say.

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It was community and foundation support that allowed the school to take real steps to double their enrollment capacity.

The development center helps special needs children from birth to 6-years-old. It used to be able to house 65 students, but thanks to an 8-year fundraising campaign, the school’s new building can accommodate 96 students.

When renovations complete on the old building, the school will have more than doubled its capacity, with a total of 140 slots opened.

The bigger classrooms, extra space and additional tools to help their students, offered in a tuition-free program, made the program notable across the state.

That notoriety meant the waiting list grew. Directors say they are excited to shrink that list.