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Meeting Students Where They Are

Talented and Gifted

  • High achievers who need enrichment

  • The unique learning and social needs of these students are met by their classroom teachers and the Talented and Gifted (TAG) teaching staff.  For more information, contact our TAG Coordinator, Diane Jensen.

Struggling Students

  • Students who struggle with reading, math, or writing

  • Students who struggle with positive student behaviors and/or social skills

  • Students who struggle are often served by the  MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Supports) team and its processes for tracking progress and teaming with parents.  For more information, contact your child’s classroom teacher or our Assistant Principal, Tricia Clough.

Special Education, IEPs, Autism

  • Students on the autism spectrum

  • Special Education students with IEPs for any disability

  • Our Special Education program is led by a team of teachers and specialists, including a resource teacher, communication/social delays (CSD) program teacher, speech/language pathologist, school psychologist, school social worker, occupation therapist, and nurse, as well paraprofessionals who work under the direct supervision of these professionals. 

  • Some of our students on the autism spectrum are part of a District 20 program for students with Communication and Social Delays (CSD.)  A specific teacher is the case manager for these students.  Students are placed in this program by District 20, and Ranch Creek may not be their home school.  Special support is provided for academic success, social skills, communication skills, and positive school behaviors.