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.
March 10, 2014 through March 14, 2014 - Scholastic Book Fair
July 1, 2014 - Extended School Year Begins
July 4, 2014 - School Closed
July 29, 2014 - Extended School Year Ends
October 26, 2014 - "Miles for Student Smiles 5K and Fun Run"
Planning for Adult Life Workshops for parents of current high school students will be held at the Special Services School from 10:00 -11:00 am as follows:
3/20/14 - SSI and Medicaid - Becoming Eligible and Maintaining Eligibility
4/17/14 - Self-Direction (through DDD after Graduation)
5/15/14 - Recreation, Volunteering and Housing Options
6/19/14 - Health and Behavioral Health
****If you have any questions, please call your child's case manager****
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.