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St. Teresa Program

The Saint Teresa of Calcutta program is a comprehensive program of studies within the Kennedy Catholic curriculum for students with learning differences. This program is named for St. Teresa, known for her humanitarian work throughout her life for those in need. She was beatified in Rome in 2003 and was canonized on September 4, 2016.



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Elements of the Program

Every student deserves access to an excellent academic program, faith formation, a respectful environment and the opportunity for additional support when it is needed. Our differentiated curriculum offers suitable academic challenges for every student, including those with a wide range of abilities and learning styles. Students in the program have a variety of abilities and learning challenges. We look at each student's skills and abilities to determine if Kennedy Catholic can meet his/her needs. Learning differences include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism (mild)
  • Dysgraphia
  • Dyscalculia
  • Dyslexia
  • Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Visual Processing Disorder
  • Executive Functioning Disorder
  • Other Health Impairments

We are committed to helping students become strong self-advocates in charge of their own learning experiences. It is our goal to challenge each individual student with a purposeful and appropriate level and program of study and in a manner consistent with the curriculum at Kennedy Catholic High School. Every student enrolled in the St. Teresa of Calcutta program is challenged to reach their full potential in a truly unique and innovative environment. It is our goal to serve a wide range of learner while at the same time offering a true and diverse high school experience. We want our students to feel accepted and respected. Our teachers are committed to their students' success both in college and career readiness by creating an individualized pathway for learning.

Please contact our Admissions Team for more information about the program.