Mission and Goals
The mission of Maplebrook School is to provide quality academic programs for youngsters with learning differences, and/or who may exhibit a learning disorder. Through small group and individualized instruction, the student will be assisted in reaching his/her academic, social, vocational and physical potential. In addition, the caring, supportive and home-like environment provides the necessary experiences to allow youngsters the opportunity to assume a more independent role in society.
More specifically, the goals of Maplebrook School are to:
- Provide an academic curriculum designed to enhance strengths and remediate academic weaknesses.
- Provide an environment where the student develops self-awareness and social skills to participate appropriately in the community.
- Provide a setting where the student develops a peer support system consisting of companionship, friendship, and support.
- Offer a wide variety of structured and non-structured physical activities designed to assist the student in the areas of health care, physical fitness, and sportsmanship.
- Offer career education in occupational and vocational fields designed to provide job training for immediate or future entry into additional career training and/or employment.
- Provide life-skills education to assist the student in the acquisition of independent living skills.
- Facilitate the acquisition and understanding of universally accepted moral principles.
- Provide educational direction to parents to assist them in planning future opportunities for their children.