Transition Program

The Junior High Transition program is a system special education program for students in grades 7 to 9 with average to above average ability who have a diagnosed learning disability demonstrated by significant delays in one or more academic areas.  Students must be recommended by the feeder elementary schools and approved through our Central Office.  The program offers a small class setting and individualized instruction in Lanuage Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies with a focus on direct instruction, strategy instructions, and development of self-advocacy skills.  Students attend regular classes for other subjects including options.  Instruction is guided by ISP's (Instructional Support Plan) and builds on individual strengths and needs.