Exit & Entrance Criteria


  • An ARD Committee has determined that TEP placement is warranted.
  • Scholar has been previously placed full-time or nearly full-time in a special education program.
  • A comprehensive behavior management plan with revisions must be in place prior to referral to the Therapeutic Education Program.
  • A reasonable attempt to exhaust all outside, non-educational services must be demonstrated.
  • Scholar has been determined eligible for special education services as a result of behavioral, psychiatric, and/or specific learning challenges. This excludes socially maladjusted behaviors, except in those cases where a socially maladjusted student also has an emotional disturbance
  • Scholar has an Individualized Education Plan that documents the need for a placement that is more restrictive in the continuum of services.


  1. No incidence of physical aggression (innate to disability) toward peers or adults for 9 weeks.
  2. No leaving assigned area/building for 9 weeks.
  3. No threats/severe excessive verbal aggression/terroristic threats for 9 weeks.
  4. No sexual behavior/language for 9 weeks.
  5. Achieve Gold Day 10 or Platinum status.
  6. Preference to move at the start of new nine weeks 
  7. Preference not to move at 3rd and 6th six weeks (finals factor).


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