A psychoeducational evaluation is a comprehensive assessment of your student’s learning differences. It includes a diagnostic interview, an assessment of aptitude and academic achievement, a history of their previous accommodations, an assessment of how your student processes information and a diagnosis. This evaluation should verify your student’s need for accommodations based on his or her current level of functioning.
The majority of our parents use private testing sources. We accept both the private testing reports and those completed through a public school. All reports must be current — no older than three years. A list of testing sources is provided to parents upon request.
Learning differences addressed through the Learning for Success Program include but are not limited to the following:
Testing accommodations include but are not limited to the following:
Classroom accommodations include but are not limited to the following:
YES, all students are encouraged to participate. We schedule students’ sports and extracurricular activities after tutorials. (Learning for Success Program students are required to attend tutorials from 3–4 p.m., Monday–Thursday.)
Students participating in the Learning for Success Program are enrolled in the same classes as all other students with the exception of our Academic Strategies I and II classes, which are reserved for Learning for Success Program students only.
There is no stigma attached to this program. All students learn in different ways and there is no “wrong” way to learn. Pride of ownership of one’s own learning is taught and practiced daily at St. Pius X High School. We respect all individuals. Each student can learn, and each can make a positive difference.