The safety of our students is our primary concern.

Every visitor to our school will be photographed & asked to provide identification.

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ACSSSD is in full compliance with the NJ School Security Drill Mandate

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Mission Statement


The mission of the Atlantic County Special Services School District is to provide innovative educational programs and related services for students with special needs ages 3 to 21 who meet eligibility requirements. This will be accomplished by offering specialized, individualized instruction aligned with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards to meet academic, vocational, functional, physical and emotional student needs.  Essential programs will be developed in collaboration with educational and human services agencies by planning, coordinating, assisting and/or implementing countywide programs as appropriate.

Please be advised that all new student intakes should be directed to the attention of

Jennifer Cruickshank, Child Study Team Supervisor at

(609) 625-6911



February 12, 2016 - Staff Development - No Students

February 15, 2016 - School Closed - President's Day

February 17, 2016 -Resource Expo

February 17-19, 2016 - Classroom and Graduation Photographs taken by Bassetti Photo

March 7 - 11, 2016 - Scholastic Book Fair

March 25 - April 1, 2016 - School Closed - Spring Recess

April 4, 2016 - Classes Resume Full Day

May 30, 2016 - School Closed - Memorial Day

June 4, 2016 - ACSSSD Spring Fair



Extended School Year 2016

July 1, 2016 - Extended School Year Begins

July 4, 2016 - School Closed

July 29, 2016 - Last Day of Extended School Year


N. J. Dept. of Education Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying District Grade Report

ACSSSD Report on Violence and Vandalism

2013-2014 School Performance Report

The Atlantic County Special Services School District has been granted permission to apply for an equivalency to extend the district's Quality Single Accountability Continuum (QSAC) certification as a high performing district for an additional three years.

Healthy Students/Healthy Families

Nursing News Briefs

Emergency School Closing Procedure

In the event of inclement weather, staff members and parents/guardians will receive a recorded phone message advising of the closing or late opening of the school. Closing of school will also be announced on local television and radio stations.

In the event of a delayed opening, student breakfast will not be served.