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Colonial Academy Programs

Alternative Education

A program for regular education students who have experienced difficulties adapting to the traditional school environment. Students are provided with structure, academics, behavior management, and character education.

Colonial Academy Programs and Services (CAPS)

CAPS is a personalized learning program. Every student will participate in the planning of their educational goals and track those goals to ensure they are progressing within the program. Students will work on academic instruction using a combination of online instruction and direct teacher instruction, offered via Colonial Academy and their home school. Students within this program will, at times, work independent of others to meet their unique educational plan.

Emotional Support

Designed for students with emotional and behavioral needs that surpass what can be provided in a traditional school setting.

Autistic Support

An educational program that concentrates on the behavioral, social, and communication skills of students who have a diagnosis within the Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Various methods, such as the Picture Exchange Communication System, sensory integration, verbal behavior, and task analysis are utilized to teach students.

Life Skills

Students receive functional academics and vocational skills in addition to behavioral health support.

Culinary Arts

Students learn culinary fundamentals to enhance and facilitate employment interest and personal growth. The opportunity to practice learned skills in the community is an option.

Construction Management

Students learning basic construction and landscaping skills to enhance and facilitate employment interest and personal growth. The opportunity to practice learned skills in the community is an option.

Art Education

Students are involved in weekly activities designed to develop expression, coping skills, and artistic talent. Students are encouraged to be creative and showcase what they have learned.