Special Programs

Welcome to Special Programs

The Ridgewood Public Schools recognizes its responsibilities to locate, identify and provide appropriate services for students in the district who may have special needs and/or disabilities. These special services are administered by the Special Programs Office and are consistent with both State and Federal regulations. Ridgewood's special programs include Basic Skills instruction, English as a Second Language Instruction and Special Education programs and related services.

Our Mission

To model dignity and empathy while providing support to students with special needs in recognizing and using their abilities, skills, and strengths to foster independence and success as life-long learners and productive members of an inclusive community.  


District News

Upcoming Events
   Parent Presentation - Michael McCreary presents "Life with Autism Spectrum Disorder"
   Feb 02 2023 at 07:00 PM
   New Teacher Meeting (Year 1)
   Feb 07 2023 at 03:30 PM
   Feb 09 2023 at 06:00 PM
   Feb 10 2023 at 06:00 PM
   Feb 11 2023 at 06:00 PM
   Board of Education Regular Public Meeting
   Feb 13 2023 at 07:00 PM
   Schools Closed - February Recess
   Feb 20 2023