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
February 12, 2016 - Staff Development - No Students
February 15, 2016 - School Closed - President's Day
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
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
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.