The Village Academy of Maryland

Address:
Get Directions8601 Ashwood Drive
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
County:
Prince George's County
Phone:
301-336-1904
Fax:
301-336-1906
Website:
Referral Contact(s):
LaChonda Ellerby Director of Education
Disabilities Served:
06 - emotional disability, 14 - autism
Capacity of Facility:
72
MSDE Approval Category:
Type I Special Education
Ages Served:
14-22
Grade Range:
9-12
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:
7:45 to 2:15
Length of School/Program Year:
12 month
Program Description:
The Village Academy of Maryland is a coed non-public special education school. The purpose of The Village Academy of Maryland is to educate adolescents diagnosed with a disability who are unable to remain within the mainstream public education system. Our program is driven by each student’s Individual Education Program (IEP), as established in the IEP process. The school serves up to seventy (72) students, ages 14 through 22 enrolled in grades 9-12. The school offers 9th through 12th grade courses. Grades 9-12 receive instruction in English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Health/ Physical Education, Transitional Services, and Fine Arts. The Village Academy of Maryland also offers classes in the following career academy areas: Automotive, Technology Education/Computer Technology, Barbering, Cosmetology, and Carpentry/Construction Methods. The Village Academy of Maryland does not discriminate in its admission practices on the basis of race, color, religion, or ethnic origin.
Related Services:
Psychological and educational assessments, medical services, psycho educational testing, individual, and group counseling, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, dedicated aide services offered per the IEP requirement, behavior management, parent counseling and training and courtesy transportation.
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