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
   Dec 06 2021 at 07:00 PM
   Board of Education Meeting
   Dec 20 2021 at 07:00 PM
   Minimum Day
   Dec 23 2021
   Schools Closed - December Recess
   Dec 24 2021
   Schools Closed - December Recess
   Dec 27 2021
   Board of Education Meeting
   Jan 10 2022 at 07:00 PM
   New Teacher Meeting (Years 1 & 3)
   Jan 11 2022 at 03:30 PM