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ABOUT GLENFOREST SCHOOL

 
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ABOUT OUR COVID-19 POLICIES & PROCEDURES

The health and safety of our students and staff is a top priority at Glenforest School. We will continue to monitor all state, CDC, and DHEC guidelines.

At this current time, mask wearing is optional while social distancing; however, it must be worn if within three feet of another individual for an extended amount of time (15 minutes). 

Our Vision

To empower and equip our students to be successful in a highly competitive world.

Our Mission

Glenforest School strives to meet the academic and social needs of students who require a positive, supportive learning environment to achieve their individual post-secondary goals.

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Our History

Glenforest School is a K-12 independent non-profit day school.  We provide high quality instruction to increase the academic skills and social competence of students with disabilities. Highly trained educators build meaningful relationships with students and provide relevant and rigorous content to ensure that students are prepared to accomplish their post-secondary goals.
 

Student learning is enhanced through the provision of specially designed instruction with needs being met through the delivery of individualized accommodations and modifications. Students increase their social competence through social skills instruction, co-curricular activities and service learning. Partnerships with families are an essential component in creating a healthy and safe learning environment for all students at Glenforest.

Our Purpose

Ensure student learning through assessment, instruction, and progress monitoring

Nurture a culture of self advocacy and the confidence to learn

Cultivate the skills for students to develop and maintain meaningful relationships

Prepare our students to succeed as responsible citizens through their contributions towards the betterment of society

Our Values

Working until the job gets done

Seeking research to guide our planning and instruction

Building relationships with students, families, and communities

Planning and implementing instruction to achieve the mission and vision of Glenforest School

Holding students accountable for learning while providing them the support to learn

Building a partnership with families to support the purpose of Glenforest School

Our Beliefs

We believe in the inherent worth of each student

We believe that all students can learn

We believe that each student is entitled to receive instruction in a manner which enables him or her to learn and progress academically

We believe that students, in addition to academic instruction, must be taught understanding and tolerance for each other

We believe that all students are entitled to a non-disruptive environment in which to learn

We believe that parental involvement and commitment are essential for each student to be successful