Ancient Egypt lesson
Laurenti classroom practices hieroglyphics for their New 2 You lesson about Ancient Egypt!
National Bullying Day
Celebrating National Stop Bullying Day by practicing Respect, Responsibility & Safety!
Learning to Plant Trees
The Kunkle Classroom Learns about the Importance of Strong Roots. . . .
through planting a new Dogwood in the garden!
Together. Grateful. Stronger.
STEAM Class
new pace school mascot
For EMOTIONAL/BEHAVIORAL SUPPORTS, Pace programming focuses on integrating mental health, behavioral services and social emotional learning directly into the classroom and across the school day.

Students are referred to Pace School with a wide variety of social, emotional and behavioral challenges and/or autism that interfere with their ability to participate in the regular school environment.  Pace programming focuses on integrating mental health, behavioral services and social emotional learning directly into the classroom and across the school day. 

An array of educational and behavioral supports is provided to each student in order to promote success. 

Classroom/Staffing Structure:

Small class size of 8-12 students
Staff to student ratio of not more than 4:1
PA Certified Special Education teacher in each classroom

Special Area and Support Personnel:

Creative Arts Certified Teachers (Art, Music, Daily Living Skills, Physical Education, Technology)
Mobile (crisis) Support Staff
Nurses
Speech and Language Therapists
Occupational and Physical Therapists and other related services as outlined in the child’s IEP
Personal Care Assistants as outlined in the IEP
Social Workers

Students in the Partial Hospitalization Program also have access to:

Behavior Management Coordinators in the classroom
Mental Health Therapists
On-site Psychiatrist

Positive Behavior Supports:

Three levels of Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports
Proactive Classroom Management System
Functional Behavior Assessments and individualized Positive Behavior Support Plans
Functional Skills Instruction
Mindfulness

Trauma Informed Care

Our treatment/instructional framework involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to effects of  trauma.

Behavioral Health Services/PHP

Mental health services for meeting the needs of children with emotional and behavioral challenges.

Positive Behavior Supports

Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports designed to meet the social-emotional needs of all students.