Listing Type : MANSEF Schools
Location : Maryland / Baltimore City
County : Baltimore City
Phone : 443-923-7800
Fax : 443-923-7850
Referral Contact : Akilah Atkinson
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
Length of School/Program Year : 10 month, 11 month, Extended School Year
MSDE Approval Category : Type I Special Education
Capacity of Facility : 200
Ages Served : 14 - 21
Grade Range : 9 through 12
Private Pay Students Accepted : Yes
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 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. (M, T, Th, F), 7:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. (W)
Program Description : Kennedy Krieger High School is a comprehensive career and technology program providing instruction and clinical services. A best practice, evidence-based, approach is used to implement curriculum, which focuses on essential skills and aligns with national standards and guided by the Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards. Students graduate with a MSDE approved diploma or a certificate of completion. Students may also earn specific certifications in career areas. The focus of the Career Industry program is the preparation of students for employment and continued educational opportunities and training, using a model of five career clusters and partnering with local businesses. Students develop portfolios of their career cluster experiences, and have the opportunity to work in student run businesses at the school. Career clusters include: (1) Information Technology, (2) Hospitality and Tourism, (3) Retail and Consumer Services, (4) Construction/Manufacturing Trades and (5) Horticulture. A multidisciplinary team develops a continuum of services, allowing students to have options that can accommodate their academic, behavioral, or related service needs. Extracurricular and elective offerings include: Young Marines, Student Government, Intramural Sports, Yearbook, and Musical Theatre. **Private pay students accepted: Foreign Nationals only through SEVIS.
Related Services : Therapy: Speech/language therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Mental Health and Expressive Arts Therapies. Positive behavioral intervention supports are utilized to help shape those behaviors that promote student success at school. When approved through the IEP process, a classroom assistant can be assigned to provide individual (1:1) assistance as determined by the IEP.