Cheyenne Mountain School District accepts the responsibility for providing a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) for children ages three to twenty-one, who are eligible for special education services. In honoring the central tenets of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Exceptional Children’s Education Act (ECEA) statutes, students have access to the general education curriculum and community with appropriate supplemental aides and services. Cheyenne Mountain offers a continuum of services to students with disabilities based on educational needs. The district provides staff to include special education teachers, speech/language pathologists, school psychologists, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, vision and hearing specialists and a variety of other support staff.
The district serves approximately 350 students eligible for special education, preschool to 12th grade or transition to age 21.