Helen J Stewart Vision Statement
Helen J. Stewart School embraces the vision that all students can develop the skills necessary to become participating members of their communities.
Helen J Stewart Mission Statement
Helen J. Stewart School provides students with learning activities to develop daily living, vocational, communication, social, and functional academic skills. We believe the use of a comprehensive Community-Based-Instruction program is essential to the generalization of these skills.
June 23rd thru July 19th - Extended School Year Program
July 4th - Independence Day - No School
August 8th -Classes Begin
About Our School
Helen J. Stewart is a special education school serving students with significant intellectual disabilities and other secondary disabilities who range in age from 6-22 years old. Students from throughout Clark County attend Stewart for specialized instruction in daily living, functional academics, vocational, communication, behavioral, and transitional needs.
All students have an Individual Education Plan (IEP). Helen J. Stewart has 21 classrooms plus building specialists for music, art, transition services, adaptive physical education, and swimming. We also have speech therapists, a physical therapist, and an occupational therapist working with students.
Helen J. Stewart School is a large facility which has an indoor swimming pool, a barn, sensory room, computer lab, daily living skills room, and a greenhouse facility. These facilities are used to enhance student learning and to develop life-long skills and interests that can be generalized to the community in which they live.
Helen J. Stewart also utilizes the latest technology to support the specialized curriculum needs of students in english/language arts, mathematics, and science, as well as communication, self-help, and life skills goals. Technology is implemented with students on an individual basis.