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Special Education Schools & Programs

There are many Special Education schools and programs to support students in Jeffco Public Schools.

Special Education Schools

Fletcher Miller School

The mission of Fletcher Miller School is to provide interactive and interdisciplinary approaches to academics while meeting individual needs in the areas of medical, physical, social and emotional, and communication support in order to successfully transition each student in special education to the least restrictive environment.

Rocky Mountain Deaf School (RMDS)

Rocky Mountain Deaf School is a free public charter school in Jeffco, just outside Denver, Colorado and the only bilingual American Sign Language (ASL) and English charter school in the state. RMDS aims for excellence in research-based academic programs, creating opportunities for students to socialize with and create lasting friendships. Each student is seen as a success story.

Sobesky Academy

Sobesky Academy is part of the Jeffco Public Schools Special Education continuum. This program is an alternative to out-of-district placement and is designed to meet the intensive emotional, behavioral and related academic needs of students with identified emotional disabilities.

Special Education Programs

The Lighthouse Program

The Lighthouse Program, located within Fletcher Miller School, is designed to support our secondary students highly impacted with communication and behavior.  

Jeffco Transition Services

Jeffco Transition Services (JTS) provides learning experiences that are designed to assist youth in transitioning from high school to adulthood. Through collaboration with families and community agencies, learning opportunities are individually developed to support youth in progressing toward desired post-secondary goals.

Eligibility and enrollment process

JTS is an optional program for young adults with special needs who are 18-21 years of age and who have completed their high school education. Eligible students are those who demonstrate a need for significant support and training in one or more of the following areas:

  • Career and employment
  • Education and training
  • Adult independent living

Specialized support and training may include:

  • Job exploration, experience and training
  • Travel training (RTD) in the community
  • Community experiences and participation
  • Development of appropriate social and communication skills
  • Accessing community sites and adult educational settings
  • Connection of young adults with appropriate resources and agencies

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Special Education

Special Education Community Support Line: 303-982-6682
Child Find Intake: 303-982-7247
Records Request:  spedrecords@jeffco.k12.co.us