High Road School of Delaware
2002 Rodman Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19805
The High Road School of Delaware decisively and compassionately bridges the gap in education for students in grades 4-12 who present with a range of unique challenges, including but not limited to: learning disabilities, emotional disturbances, Asperger's syndrome, and other autism spectrum disorders.
Location (state-county): DE
Offers residential program: yes
Grades or ages of school: Grades 4-12 (age out at 21)
Gender of students: coed
Offers summer camp, program or school: yes
School's Approach: Tutorial-style method of teaching includes one-on-one core instruction based on state standards and student IEP. School's Mission Statement: Building student confidence and competence through personalized academic interventions. 1:2 student-teacher ratio.
Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no
Update 2015-16: yes
Transportation provided: yes
Tuition structure (% FAPE reimbursement/financial aid offered, etc.): The High Road School of Delaware works with Students who are referred by Local School Districts. Tuition needs are met by the State of Delaware and the School Districts respectively.
Adaptive tech used: The High Road School of Delaware uses various forms of adaptive technology including but not limited to iPad's, kindle e-reader's, as well as the implementation of smart board technology.
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: The school focuses on meeting the needs of each students Individual Education Plans (IEP's). The school also implements a therapeutic environment with a structured behavior model.
Support services/therapies offered: The school employs a full time social worker to provide therapy both individually and in a group setting. The school also provided Speech and Language pathologists as well as Occupational therapists. Physical therapists can also be utilized on an as needed basis.
Extracurriculars offered: The school works closely with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Division of Developmental Disability Services, individualized internships, job shadowing, volunteer opportunities and life skills training. The school has sports teams(Football and Basketball)that compete against other schools in the region. The school also has a partnership with the Special Olympics of Delaware and students are encouraged to take part in numerous incentive driven activities.
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