Special Education

Special Education Services

Jefferson Joint School District 251 provides special education services for students with disabilities who meet eligibility requirements for special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). A students disability may be in one or more areas such as: academic, physical, mental, behavioral, emotional or speech/language.  Special education provides services for students ages 3-21.

The school district has specially designed programs to meet individual student needs.  Placement in these programs is determined by the students IEP team to ensure it is the students least restrictive environment. To review the specially designed programs click HERE.

Child Find is a service that finds and screens preschool children’s growth and development, and informs older students with delays of available services.  For more information click on the Child Find Flyer link. Child Find Flyer 2018-2019 English or Child Find Flyer 2018-2019 Spanish


For more information, you may contact your child’s school or you can use the form below to contact the district Special Education Department.

Special Education Contact