Strides Program

Students with disabilities and level of need that requires specially designed instruction beyond what may be provided in the least restrictive environment for some or all content areas.  Most students are included for parts of the school day for some content areas.

  • Partial inclusion for most students
  • Small group instruction designed to meet the disability related needs

In accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA 2004) and Massachusetts special education regulations, 603 CMR 28.00, the Peabody Public School District provides screenings and/or evaluations for all children residing in Peabody, between the ages of 3-21, when parents, caretakers, and/or teachers suspect the presence of a disability.  The purpose of the evaluation is to determine eligibility for special education services. This notice applies to children residing in Peabody who attend either public or private schools. If you suspect your child may have an educational disability, please contact your child’s principal or the Special Education Chairperson for your neighborhood school.  (please see directory)