Program Overview

The special-needs educational program at Mary Meredith K-12 School offers:

  • a small, controlled environment
  • individualized positive, behavioral intervention
  • a flexible academic approach
  • social skills instruction
  • job development
  • group and individual counseling

The Mary Meredith K-12 School program comprises the following essential components to produce a comprehensive educational experience:

  • Academic Standards: An educational curriculum in compliance with Tucson Unified School District Standards and Arizona State Educational Standards.
  • Parental Involvement: Opportunities for parents to learn new ways to deal with inappropriate behaviors through professional resources.
  • Therapeutic Support Systems: Social-skills training and psychological services.
  • Comprehensive Individualization: A consistent focus on each child's individual strengths, learning style, special needs, and present level of academic progress.
  • Behavioral Management: Emphasis on a positive approach of natural-and-logical consequences and rewards for desired behavior.
  • Medical Cooperation: A partnership with the home in monitoring medical conditions and in administering MD-directed medications.
  • On-the-Job Training/Service Learning: Age-appropriate job placements in the community to allow students to earn both academic credit and gain real-world experience.

To provide oversight of the Mary Meredith K-12 School program, the School Council-comprised of the school staff, the parents/guardians, and community representatives-reviews the program monthly, and accordingly advises the school administration on improved efforts to achieve the mission of the school.

Program Information and Guidelines (in PDF)

Información y Directrices del Programa (in PDF)