Benedictine School

Address:
Get Directions14299 Benedictine Lane
Ridgely, MD 21660-1434
County:
Caroline County
Phone:
410-634-2112-1130
Fax:
410-634-2640
Website:
Referral Contact(s):
Julie Hickey, Education Director Scott Evans, Executive Director Cindy Thornton, Admissions Coordinator
Disabilities Served:
01 - intellectual disability, 10 - multiple disabilities, 14 - autism
Capacity of Facility:
72 residential; 3 day
MSDE Approval Category:
Type I Special Education
Ages Served:
5 - 21
Grade Range:
non-grade
Private Pay Students Accepted:
yes
Setting:
Both
Before and/or After School Program:
no
Nurse on-site (full or part time):
yes
Wheelchair Accessible:
yes
Hours of Operation for School Day:
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Length of School/Program Year:
12 month
Program Description:
The Benedictine School is a 12-month day and residential facility for autistic, intellectually disabled, and multi-disabled children and youth, ages 5 to 21. Founded by the Benedictine Sisters, the school is located on 500 acres in Caroline County on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Benedictine's approach to individuals with developmental disabilities is the creation of a supportive and therapeutic environment in which to foster the development of the whole person and to assist the individual in maximizing present and potential strengths. The mission is "helping children and adults with developmental disabilities achieve their greatest potential." This mission is achieved through educational, social and vocational tasks in classroom, residential, vocational, and community settings.
Related Services:
Educational, residential, psychological, social work, communication services, home management, individual and group counseling, vocational programs
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