Blue Cap School

  • 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 TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12

Student Body

Total Students8 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
88%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Blue Cap School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago
    Grades: 1-8 | 66 students
    9.6 miles
    6254 S. Ellis
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 420-2550
    9.6 1-8
    66
  • Chicago
    Esperanza Therapeutic School
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 49 students
    16.6 miles
    520 N Marshfield Ave
    Chicago, IL 60622
    (312) 243-6097
    16.6 1-12
    49
  • Chicago
    Beacon Therapeutic
    Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 56 students
    3.9 miles
    1912 W 103rd St
    Chicago, IL 60643
    (773) 881-1005
    3.9 Inquire with school
    56
  • Northbrook
    Keshet Day Schools
    Special Education School (Jewish)
    Grades: 1-12 | 40 students
    33.9 miles
    3210 Dundee Rd
    Northbrook, IL 60062
    (847) 205-0274
    33.9 1-12
    40
  • Arlington Heights
    Laureate Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 93 students
    29.3 miles
    2525 E Oakton St
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (847) 803-1550
    29.3 K-12
    93

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