The RISE program at SFA:
S- Success and
Our RISE program goal is for each student to RISE, utilizing their unique and individual strengths, building their confidence and skills to become successful now and in the future.
Who Can We Serve?
Our RISE Program is for Students with Diagnosed Learning Differences including:
- Dyslexia/Reading Disorder
- Language/Math Processing Disorder
- Auditory Processing Disorder
- Visual/Spatial Processing Deficit
What Type of Services Are Provided?
Our RISE program offers smaller class sizes and specific accommodations and modifications built into each class. These accommodations include:
- Preferential Seating
- Extended time on assignments and all testing (standardized and classroom)
- Copy of teacher notes
- Modified assignments and tests
- Tests read aloud to students / Oral testing (if needed)
- Use of manipulatives / math tools
- Multi-sensory teaching strategies
Additionally, the SFA Student Support Team will complete progress monitoring and benchmark testing (MAPS) for each RISE student and will hold both first and second semester parent meetings to discuss individual goals, successes and plan for future learning.
Student Requirements for Enrollment in the RISE program
All interested students must complete the SFA enrollment process which includes:
- entrance testing
- a shadow-day visit and
- the submission of complete transcripts.
Additionally, students admitted into the program must have a current Educational Psychological Evaluation (repeated every three years) and an IQ 90 or above.