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About Us

Genesee Lake School is an employee-owned company specializing in treatment for students ages 7 to 21 who have been diagnosed with Neurodevelopmental Disorders.

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability are the primary diagnoses of the students who attend our school, and many of our students have secondary or coexisting diagnoses for mental health needs.

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Genesee Lake School offers day school, residential treatment, and respite opportunities.

Day School

The day school program at Genesee Lake School is designed for students needing a more structured and responsive environment than they are finding in their current school, while still allowing for the student to return home each day.

Residential School

For students living on our campus, Genesee Lake School offers a highly-structured, therapeutic environment designed to help gain the experience and skills necessary to find success. We offer both single bedroom dorm and group home options, depending on the needs of the student.

Homegrown Farms

Homegrown Farms is located on the campus of Genesee Lake School. The mission of Homegrown Farms is to enrich the lives of Genesee Lake School students through year round educational, vocational, and therapeutic opportunities focusing on a connection with the natural world, food production, and the dignity of meaningful work.

Our Mission Statement

Genesee Lake School’s mission is to provide an individualized, person-centered, integrated team approach to care and services. We emphasize positive behavioral support, therapeutic relationships, and developmentally appropriate practices to support each student’s goals. Genesee Lake School strives to help students learn to live and succeed in a community-based, less restrictive environment.

MyPath Beliefs and Behaviors

The MyPath Beliefs and Behaviors are the guideposts we use on our journey:


  • We are confident our work makes life better for the people we serve.
  • We make decisions in the best interests of our clients, Co-Owners, and the Company.
  • We believe we have a bright and promising future.


  • We set high professional standards that reflect the needs of our clients and business.
  • We own our problems and proactively find solutions. We follow through on our commitments. We communicate in advance when responsibilities cannot be met.
  • We are humble. We acknowledge and learn from our mistakes. We embrace opportunities to educate one another.


  • We treat our Co-Owners with the same respect we give to those we serve.
  • We believe diversity in background, skills, and experience creates a stronger team and better results.
  • We celebrate our successes.


  • We practice honesty and integrity. We operate with transparency in all of our interactions.
  • We are empowered to provide input about our environment. We question what does not seem right.

Continuous Learning & Innovation

  • We are committed to ongoing growth and development in our professional roles.
  • We apply our knowledge to create innovative and effective programs for the people we serve.

Non-Discrimination Practices

Genesee Lake School agrees and abides with all state laws requiring equal opportunity for all. No one is discriminated against because of race, color, creed, gender, religion or spiritual belief, disability, or national origin. Individuals are accepted for admission based upon need for services and an identified funding source.

Licensing and Accreditation

Genesee Lake School maintains licensure from the state of Wisconsin under DCF 52 and DHS 83. We also hold full accreditation under Council on Accreditation (COA), a national organization that offers objective, independent, and reliable validation of an organization’s performance.

For more information about admission to Genesee Lake School, please click here.

For general information about Genesee Lake School, please contact us.