Kennedy Krieger at Southern High School

Address:
Get Directions4400 Solomons Island Road
Harwood, MD 20776
County:
Anne Arundel County
Phone:
410-867-7100
Fax:
410-867-4153
Website:
Referral Contact(s):
Tamika McPherson
Disabilities Served:
06 - emotional disability, 08 - other health impairments, 09 - specific learning disabilities, 10 - multiple disabilities, 14 - autism
Capacity of Facility:
20
MSDE Approval Category:
Type II
Ages Served:
14 - 18
Grade Range:
9 through 12
Private Pay Students Accepted:
no
Setting:
Day
Before and/or After School Program:
no
Nurse on-site (full or part time):
yes
Wheelchair Accessible:
yes
Hours of Operation for School Day:
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Length of School/Program Year:
10 month
Program Description:
This program is designed to serve students with special education needs in any environment that is integrated into a comprehensive public high school setting. Support is provided in the Kennedy Krieger classrooms by providing small class sizes for academic subjects, modifications to curriculum, and accommodations in instruction designed to meet the individual needs of the student. A system of positive behavior management and supports is utilized to increase student success and promote adaptive behavior. Flexible scheduling is integral to students at Kennedy Krieger at Southern High School program; where each student will be included as fully as possible within the larger school setting. Additionally, students may take classes at the nearby Career and Technology-South (CAT-South) program to explore and develop their interests in various career paths and employment opportunities. the program is staffed by an Educational Director, special educators, a behavior resource specialist and social workers.
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