St. Elizabeth School

Get Directions801 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
Baltimore City
Referral Contact(s):
Andy Parsley, Principal Judy Malin, Admissions Director Kristin O'Ferrall, Development Director
Disabilities Served:
01 - intellectual disability, 04 - speech or language impairment, 06 - emotional disability, 07 - orthopedic impairment, 08 - other health impairments, 09 - specific learning disabilities, 10 - multiple disabilities, 13 - traumatic brain injury, 14 - autism, 15 - developmental delay
Capacity of Facility:
MSDE Approval Category:
Type I Special Education
Ages Served:
Grade Range:
1 - 12
Private Pay Students Accepted:
Before and/or After School Program:
Nurse on-site (full or part time):
Wheelchair Accessible:
Hours of Operation for School Day:
8:05 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. (M, T, Th, F); 8:05 a.m. - 1:05 p.m. (W)
Length of School/Program Year:
11 month
Program Description:
St. Elizabeth School graduates students who are successful at home, in the workforce, and in the community. SES provides a comprehensive 11-month coeducational program emphasizing individualized academic instruction, social/emotional development, functional life skills, and vocational training. Upon completion of the educational program, students earn a High School Diploma or a Certificate of Completion from their local school system. The academic program at St. Elizabeth School is highly individualized, uses researched-based reading and math programs, and encourages active participation by students of all levels of ability. St. Elizabeth School has a diversified and robust work-based learning program with extensive training sites in the community, and transition services to guide families and students to adult service agencies after graduation. The School encourages students to experience a variety of placements in real-world situations and provides additional self-advocacy training. SES promotes social and emotional development through group and individual therapy, and uses the school-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) system to encourage pro-social behavior. A full-time nurse and a consulting psychiatrist are on staff to assist with medication management. Students participate in a wide variety of extracurricular activities during and after school, including weekends.
Related Services:
Related service personnel actively team with academic staff to provide integrated and effective services including: individual and group counseling, speech-language therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing services, psychiatric consultation, and assistive technology.
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