Special Education Students
Frontier Schools has adopted the Missouri State Plan for compliance in implementing Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Frontier Schools shall locate, identify, and evaluate all children with disabilities who are enrolled and will provide transportation and/or a dedicated paraprofessional to students who are unable to function independently. Frontier Schools follows the rules, regulations, and guidelines described in the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s procedural safeguards regarding initial evaluation, parental notification and correspondence, placement, and monitoring.
Special education students at Frontier are identified in several ways. First, students are identified as having an individualized education program as part of their enrollment application completed by their parents or guardians. Second, students are identified through local teacher referrals. Lastly, Parents may choose to refer their children for services. Frontier Schools utilizes an independent education provider, the Exceptional Specialties Group, to deliver special education services within the school system. Exceptional Specialties Group currently serves 58 students.