Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the profile of a SEAL student?
    A student that attends SEAL requires more structure and support due to a history of poor decision-making, distractibility, learning difficulties, and / or inconsistent attendance due to significant emotional difficulties.  SEAL can also be a stepping-stone for students returning from a more restrictive educational environment.

    Do students typically move on to college after graduation?
    SEAL students go on to community college, vocational training programs, and four-year colleges.  Transition plans are developed based on a student’s individual strengths and goals.

    How do students earn credit at the SEAL Program?
    Although a traditional grading system is not used, students earn credit based on consistent attendance, participation, and effort.

    How is SEAL different?
    Students are offered:

    • Small student-to-teacher ratio
    • Differentiated instruction
    • Work completed within the school day
    • Regents preparation
    • Individualized pacing
    • Transition planning
    • Individual counseling