About 13 Acres

  • Mission

    The Mission of Thirteen Acres School, with active support from the student's home, school, and community, is to proactively teach behavioral, social, and academic proficiencies to students with emotional disabilities and behavior challenges and to prepare them to integrate into a less restrictive environment.


    Our students will perform academically and behaviorally at a level that encourages productive citizenship.  We will promote high expectations for students in all areas: academic; artistic; physical; health; citicizenship, and service.  In a fiscally responsible manner, we will commit the resources necessary to establish and maintain:

    • A safe environment
    • Research-based, student focused instruction
    • Data-driven decision making
    • A rigorous and challenging curriculum
    • Collaboration focused on improved student learning, academically and behaviorally
    • An active partnership with parents and community