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    December 21 2023

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    December 19 2023

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    December 18 2023

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    December 12 2023 (virtual) 

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    December 7 2023 (Virtual @ 6:30pm)

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    Stephene D McSweeney Letters  

The Stephen D. McSweeney School is a District 75 high school for students with special needs.

We serve students diagnosed with various disabilities including cognitive delays,  autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and multiple disabilities until the age of 21.

Our organization consists of a Main Site, an inclusion site at Lehman High School, off-sites at the Monroe Annex, at Intech Academy

and at DeWitt Clinton High School as well as several full time work sites.

Our basketball court wall

Our Mission
At the Stephen D. McSweeney School, we believe in educating and preparing our students to meet the challenges of living independently in contemporary society. Our school is a student centered learning community that believes in educating the “whole student” with a focus on integrating academic, social emotional, and vocational development with self-advocacy and college and career readiness. We believe a student’s success is found in a sound partnership between the school, the family, and the community. Our transition services focus on the vocational aspects of education, providing our students with meaningful work experiences in our school and in the community. While our inclusion students may graduate with a high school diploma, the majority will graduate with competitive and supported employment or an association with one of the many agencies that serve our students.



PBIS is a Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports system that recognizes student behaviors identified as those leading to student success.  Creating a school-wide PBIS system fosters a positive learning environment for all students and staff.  Students can earn PBIS Reward Points (school currency) by meeting our posted S.O.A.R expectations.  PBIS Rewards Points can be awarded by any staff member.  

 Poster with the words SOAR 



Halloween 2023

Thanksgiving Family Night

P721X Polar Bear Dive


721X Main Site  Monroe Site  368 Site  DeWitt Clinton H.S.  Inclusion: Lehman H.S.