Education Programs

 

Educational services are provided on-campus at Arrowhead's private non-public special education school.  As a self-contained special education program, Arrowhead is able to provide a student-teacher ratio of 5:1.  All teachers are LBS-1 unlimited certified and are Highly Qualified by NCLB standards.

 

Arrowhead is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education as a residential school, accredited by the Council on Accreditation, and licensed by DCFS as a Child Care Institution and a Child Welfare Agency.

 

Arrowhead is able to provide the following educational services:

  • 12-month schooling that allows for up to 10 credits per year

  • Independent Learning System (a computer-generated classroom using COMPASS software)

  • Title I reading program

  • GED services

  • State-of-the-art auto shop

  • Wood shop

  • Driver's education

  • Statewide team sports competitions through the Illinois Interagency Athletic Association

  • PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers)

  • Academic testing using WRAT, Woodcock-Johnson III and MAPS

  • Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)

  • Full-time clinically licensed school social worker

  • Part-time school psychologist