Programs & Services

SCORE - Self-Contained Optional Resource Environment 
ID/ CD Classroom

Program Structure

  • A cross-categorical program design with one teacher and 1 para professional
  • Maximum of 12 students at any one time in the classroom 
  • Programming currently offered for grades 3-high school in two separate classrooms 

Programming for Students

  • With moderate educational needs (IQ in the intellectually delayed range) who are not successful full time in the general education setting with limited resource room support
  • With adaptive behavior deficits
  • Whose learning needs are best met with direct instruction in a small group setting with opportunity for inclusion in select courses
  • Who benefit from a curriculum aligned to the Ohio Academic Learning Standards – Extended with moderate accommodations and modifications
  • Who currently require adult prompting in order to learn independent work and life skills

Specially Designed Programming of SCORE

  • Direct instruction of core content and IEP goals in small group or individual settings aligned to academic learning standards-extended
  • Participation for all students in non-academic courses with same-age, typical peers 
  • Inclusion in general education academic content classes when appropriate, with limited adult support 
  • Integration of vocational experiences, work skills, including “soft skills,” on a daily basis
  • Direct instruction of social skills and adaptive behavior skills aligned to IEP
  • Direct guidance and teaching of resources (ex. OhioMeansJobs) in identification of preferences, interests, and strengths to prepare for employment and future independent living 
  • Collaboration with an expanded IEP team to assist in transition for students who are appropriate for Penta Career Center
  • Includes cost of related services as a component of overall programming