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
   Board of Education Meeting
   May 23 2022 at 07:00 PM
   Schools Closed - Memorial Day
   May 30 2022
   Wellbeing Speaker Series - Heather Turgeon, MFT and Julie Wright, MFT, Sleep Experts
   Jun 01 2022 at 07:00 PM
   Board of Education Meeting
   Jun 13 2022 at 07:00 PM
   Teacher Recognition Ceremony
   Jun 14 2022 at 07:00 PM
   Board of Education Meeting
   Jun 20 2022 at 05:00 PM
   Minimum Day - Last Day of Instruction
   Jun 22 2022