Blue Cap School

1962 Broadway St
Blue Island, IL 60406-0604
     Tel: (708)389-8137
Grades: PK - 12 | 16 students
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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.
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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.
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Blue Cap’s School Program provides educational, therapeutic, self-help and pre-vocational services to students with severe developmental delays.
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An emphasis is placed on cognitive, speech, gross motor, fine motor, social and self-help skills.
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The goal of the school program is to promote the development of the child or young adult to his or her fullest potential.
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All services are provided in a bright, friendly, structured and respectful environment.
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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
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 16 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 65%
State avg.: 32%
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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  • Blue IslandSt. Benedict Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2324 New St
    Blue IslandIL 60406
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 192 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • RiverdaleMariah's Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1301 W Vermont Avenue
    RiverdaleIL 60827
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1 mi | 84 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • RiverdaleBeacon Therapeutic School
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    12440 S Ada St
    RiverdaleIL 60827
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    1.4 mi | 102 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • Blue IslandTlc Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    2844 Burr Oak Ave
    Blue IslandIL 60406
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.4 mi | 59 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • PosenAlternative Academic Achievement Academy
    Special Education School
    14418 S Mckinley Ave
    PosenIL 60469
    Special Education School
    1.5 mi | 38 students | Gr. 1-8                      

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