Special Education

Sartell-St. Stephen provides inclusive and comprehensive programs for students with disabilities from pre-school through 21 years of age. Within the district, each of the elementary, middle and high school buildings has programs for students who qualify for special education support. Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) with goals and objectives which address specific areas of educational need are written for each student who qualifies for these services. 

The Special Education Department includes; certified teachers, educational speech/language pathologists, school psychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists and educational consultants.
Students can receive services in the following disability categories:  Autism Spectrum, Disorder, Deaf-Blind, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Emotional or Behavior Disorder, Developmental Cognitive Disability, Developmental Delay, Other Health Disability, Physically Impaired, Severely Multiply Impaired, Specific Learning Disability, Speech or Language Impairments, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Visually Impaired.