• Programs for Exceptional Students

    *Enrollment in these courses is dependent on the student’s graduation pathway and the goals as determined by the student’s Individual Education Program (IEP).

    Exceptional students are students who have been determined eligible for services under IDEA in at least one of 14 areas of disability. A multidisciplinary team develops and monitors an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for identified students that provides for accommodations, modification, and services that ensure identified students have access to the general curriculum and make progress in targeted goal areas. Onslow County Schools is committed to ensuring that a continuum of placements is available to meet each individual student’s need. The majority of exceptional students are participating in the Future Ready Course of Study leading to a high school diploma. A select group of students with greater needs participate in the Occupational Course of Study which also leads to a high school diploma. Students participating in this pathway complete academic work and vocational training along with 600 hours of work experience (150 school hours, 225 community hours, and 225 hours from either a job, internship, or volunteer experience). The most significantly impacted students with delays across domains participate in the North Carolina Extensions to the Standard Course of Study which leads to a Graduation Certificate. This pathway focuses on functional academics and skills needed to be as independent as possible in life after high school. For more information pertaining to the different curriculum pathways and their requirements, please contact your child’s exceptional needs teacher/case manager, the school administrator, or the Exceptional Children Services district office.

    All general courses are available for exceptional students on the Future Ready Course of Study, with no unique designation in the course guide or on transcripts. Classes for students following the Occupational Course of Study will show “BX0C” and North Carolina Extended Content Standards will have “AX0C” in their prefix. In addition, the following courses are available to exceptional students according to their graduation pathway and individual needs:

    Additional elective courses only for exceptional students following the Future Ready Course of Study

     

    SUPPORT FOR INTERVENTIONS ENGLISH

    This course is designed to give individualized support for students who have been identified to need assistance in the areas of reading and writing by their IEP team.

    SUPPORT FOR INTERVENTIONS MATH

    This course is designed to give individualized support for students who have been identified to need assistance in the areas of math calculation and computation by their IEP team.

    SUPPORT FOR INTERVENTIONS SOCIAL SKILLS

    This course is designed to give individualized support for students who have been identified to need assistance in the areas of social skills and behavior by their IEP team.