Educational Environment

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) guarantees that students with disabilities will be educated with their non-disabled peers to the greatest extent possible. autism

  • Regular class includes students who spend 80% or more of their school week with nondisabled peers
  • Resource room includes students spending between 40% and 80% of their school week with nondisabled peers
  • Separate class includes students spending less than 40% of their week with nondisabled peers

Elementary and Middle School with separate classes

  • Northport K-8
  • Palm Pointe K-8 (lottery)
  • Samuel Gaines Academy K-8
  • St. Lucie West K-8
  • Westgate K-8

High Schools with separate classes

  • Port St. Lucie High School
  • St. Lucie West Centennial High School
  • Treasure Coast High School


Ann Marie Miserocchi
Program Specialist-Autism Spectrum

District Contact-Autism Walk

(772) 429-4583

Autism Transition Tool

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