• Special Programs

    The Cassia Joint School District participates in a number of programs that provide help and support for students with special learning needs. A listing and brief explanation of these programs is presented below. For more information or to obtain the services provided by the program, contact the principal or counselor.

     

    Title I- Elementary school programs to help disadvantaged students meet the same high standards expected of all students. Assistance is provided in Reading and Math.

     

    Migrant Education- The program is designed to help migrant children overcome educational disruption, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, various health- related problems and other factors that inhibit the ability of such children to do well in school.

     

    Limited English Proficiency (L.E.P.) – This program is dedicated to helping limited English proficient students meet the same high standards expected of all children in an appropriate and equitable manner.

     

    Emergency Immigrant Education – Provides support for children who were not born in the United States and who have been attending schools for less than three complete academic years.

     

    Gifted and Talented- Provides advanced placement courses, accelerated classes, advanced fine arts performance groups, and college courses for students who meet the prerequisite entrance requirements.

     

    Special Education- Evaluation, instruction, and/or speech-language therapy specially designed to meet the unique needs of a student with a disability.

     

    Drug Abuse Prevention- the D.A.R.E. program, students support groups, substance abuse prevention curricular, problem-solving classes, etc. are available to assist students and their families.

     

    High-Risk Students- The Education Center provides alternative educational opportunities and limited treatment opportunities for secondary High Risk Students.