Blue Cap School

1962 Broadway St,
Blue Island, IL, 60406-0604
Tel: (708)389-8137
Blue Cap is an organization that is dedicated to serving infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities through community-based educational, therapeutic, vocational and residential opportunities.
Located in Blue Island, Illinois, Blue Cap offers a wide array of services dedicated to achieving personal growth and dignity for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in Chicago and over 30 suburban communities.
Blue Cap’s School Program provides educational, therapeutic, self-help and pre-vocational services to students with severe developmental delays.
An emphasis is placed on cognitive, speech, gross motor, fine motor, social and self-help skills.
The goal of the school program is to promote the development of the child or young adult to his or her fullest potential.
All services are provided in a bright, friendly, structured and respectful environment.
Commitment to Quality Blue Cap staff work as a team with the child or young adult’s family and home school district to share their expertise with each other to provide services in a comprehensive and effective manner fostering growth and promoting personal dignity.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 16 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 65%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Blue Cap School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Beacon Therapeutic School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Benedict Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mariah's Learning Center (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Blue Island St. Benedict Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2324 New St
    Blue Island , IL , 60406
    (708)385-2016
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  192  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Riverdale Mariah's Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1301 W Vermont Avenue
    Riverdale , IL , 60827
    (708)824-1550
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1  mi  |  84  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Riverdale
    Beacon Therapeutic School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    12440 S Ada St
    Riverdale , IL , 60827
    (708)388-3183
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1.4  mi  |  102  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Blue Island Tlc Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    2844 Burr Oak Ave
    Blue Island , IL , 60406
    (708)388-4220
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.4  mi  |  80  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Posen Alternative Academic Achievement Academy
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    14418 S Mckinley Ave
    Posen , IL , 60469
    (708)206-0000
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1.5  mi  |  38  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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