Special services for children are provided in a variety of ways. Eligible students are serviced individually and in groups. St. Amelia School and the Ken-Ton School District offers “push in” as well as “pull out” programs. Support services include one or more of the following:
- Special Education
- Educational Testing and Counseling
- Gifted / Talented Program
- Child Study Team
After School Program – students in our Pre-K 4 year FULL-DAY Program and Grades K-6 are eligible to attend, following regular school dismissal until 5:30 p.m. Students are supervised by teachers and student assistants in various indoor and outdoor activities, along with time to do their homework.
Summer Academic Programs – a 4-5 week program during July and August.
Reading – Grades one through five. If students are reading at one or two grade levels below their current grade level, this program is a way to accelerate their reading.
Math – students in Grades 4 through 8 receive additional practice in Math skills for the upcoming school year.
Summer Camp - welcomed over 100 campers, ages 3-12 over a four week period in July. The camp features a variety of exciting activities, including arts & crafts, athletic competition, water sports, and Friday worship. St. Amelia Summer Camp provided many memories for St. Amelia students and those who attended from the surrounding communities. We’re eagerly planning for another exciting camp this year!
Academic Intervention Services – Academic Intervention Services (AIS) continues to be required by all schools to assist students who have either not achieved the New York Learning Standards or are in jeopardy of not achieving them additional instruction in either English/Language Arts (ELA) and/or Mathematics (and/or Science or Social Studies) will be provided by a teacher for at least 40 minutes, or one instructional period, per week.