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    Sheppard Pratt School in Rockville


    • Listing Type: Private Schools
    • Residency: Day
    • Type: Special Needs, Therapeutic
    • Grades Offered: Below 6th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Country: United States
    • CEEB: 210901
    • IPED: 580668
    • Special Needs Served: Learning Differences, Therapeutic, Autism Spectrum, Other Developmental Disability
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    A nonpublic special education day school located in Rockville, Maryland providing special education services to students grades 1-12 with emotional disabilities and autism spectrum disorders.

    We take pride in connecting our students with everything that they need to thrive. With small class sizes, and a low student-to-staff ratio, personal attention and compassionate care are our top priorities. Following the admissions process, we meet with each new student and their family to evaluate the student’s needs and review their Individualized Education Program to determine the best placement for each student. Many students also have a behavior intervention plan; these plans help foster a calm and safe environment for academic learning as well as for gaining independence and life skills. We meet our students at their level, ensuring that they are comfortable and can communicate appropriately so that learning comes more easily and effectively.  

    Our students are grouped according to age, social skills, behaviors, and ability, ensuring that they are working alongside peers in a supportive environment. While our programs are run separately, we are one school, and many of our facilities, team members, and services are shared.  

    We have four distinct programs:

    Lower and Middle School (grades one through eight): serving students with emotional and behavioral disabilities, high functioning autism spectrum disorderTherapeutic Community and Lodge Program (grades nine through 12): serving students with emotional and behavioral disabilities, high functioning autism spectrum disorderOakmont Primary (ages six through 15): serving students with autism spectrum disorder and related diagnosesOakmont Secondary (grades six through 12): serving students with autism spectrum disorder and related diagnoses