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EDUCATIONAL SERVICESResources for Current Students & Families

AT-A-GLANCE2020-21 School Year

August - May
School Days
in the Year
from 60+ Districts

Jayden is becoming his best self with the resources and support provided by the Autism Support Program at The Day School.

Kema M.
school parent
Student Jayden smiling with illustrated images of emojis in the background
The Power of Laughter

Jayden's Story

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Welcome back, amazing students!

2020-21 Academic Year Reopening Plan

COVID-19 Health
and Safety

While the 2020-21 school year may look a little different, we are excited to have another amazing year of learning. The school year for students is 180 days long, running from August through May. We encourage parents/guardians and school district partners to please view our school reopening materials for details about COVID-19 safety measures being taken to ensure the health and safety of all students and team members.            

We are operating two models for our amazing students and their families:
  • Hybrid model: Onsite instruction Monday through Thursday from 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., with no early dismissal on Wednesdays. Friday instruction will be virtual from home.
  • Online-only option: Fully virtual with no onsite instruction.
On holidays, there is no school for either students or faculty. On in-service days, only students are off.

School Calendar

Take a peek at all of the exciting things happening this academic year within our current school calendar.

View Calendar

School Delays and Cancellations

All dates listed on the school calendar are subject to change due to weather and/or emergencies. Please be sure to check your local news stations for delays and cancellations. We recommend signing up for email/text alerts from your local news stations for the timeliest updates on closings and delays for our educational services at The Children's Institute.
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Helpful Links

Quick links for students and parents

School Parent Portal


Current families can use the Skyward portal to update demographic information, complete permission forms, review lunch balances, and find important announcements from our Admin Team. If you need assistance accessing your Skyward account, contact Traci Caldwell.


School Lunch Menu & Payments

Student Nutrition

Want to know what's on the school lunch menu or add funds towards your amazing student's lunch account? 

Lunch Menu  School Lunch Payment

Clerical & Administrative Support

Our amazing team is here to assist with any questions you may have or general support you may need. Click on a team member to access their contact information.
Dana Brown

Dana Brown

School Receptionist
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Mary Beth Evans

Mary Beth Evans

School Clerk
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Traci Caldwell

Information and Systems Support Specialist
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