Middle-High School

Middle School, Transitional 9th Grade and Functional Skills High School

ACADEMICS

  • Comprehensive curriculum, aligned to Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
  • Functional skills curriculum for students with cognitive compromises, also aligned to CCSS
  • CMT/CAPT and Smarter Balanced preparation with incentives for participation
  • Remedial reading instruction inclusive of the Edmark and Wilson Reading systems.
  • Integrated use of technology, including SMART Boards and Apple iPads
  • Course credits awarded as appropriate
  • Physical Education, music and art instruction at all levels


THERAPEUTIC SERVICES

  • Licensed certified clinicians for individual therapy and support
  • Classroom-based groups to emphasize social skills, anger management, assertiveness and self-advocacy, conflict resolution, empathy development, self-esteem and relaxation training
  • On-site psychiatric services
  • Family outreach and parent training
  • After-hours crisis service


VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

  • Pre-vocational and vocational classes
  • Adaptive Daily Living Skills instruction and application as appropriate
  • Career assessment and job exploration
  • Job shadowing
  • On-site cottage industries and skill training including production/assembly, binding, imprinting, data entry, landscaping, food services, custodial and retail
  • Community job placement as appropriate


OTHER SERVICES

  • 40-day diagnostic programming (S.T.R.I.D.E.)
  • School consultation and community training
  • Individual transition planning
  • Comprehensive assessment provided per PPT decision
  • Occupational, physical and speech/language therapies
  • On-site medical laboratory services