The San Mateo-Foster City School District offers Special Education programs and services for students that meet eligibility criteria specified in Federal and State law. Students eligible for Special Education have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) that contains the goals, services, and/or placements developed and implemented by the IEP team. Special Education programs and services, which are all based on based on identified IEP goals, may include:
Resource Specialist Program provides direct academic instruction or, either in a pull-out or push-in model; as well as consultative services, to students in general education classes.
Special Day Classes are self-contained classes serving students (pre-K-8th grade) with more intensive learning needs for the majority of the school day. Classes range from Mild to Moderate (less intensive) to Severe (highly intensive). All special day class students have access to standards-based instruction regardless of the severity of their disabilities.
Related Services are provided for students who meet eligibility criteria specified in Federal and State Law. Designated Instructional Services include: Speech & Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Adaptive Physical Education, Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services, AAC, AT, Educationally Related Mental Health services