Early Dismissal

Tuesday, October 4th, 2022, is an early dismissal. Students will be dismissed at 12:35.  Holmstead will be closed Wednesday, October 5th, 2022.  School will resume on Thursday, October 6th, 2022.


Serving students from grades 6-12, typically with a history of learning, psychological, social, and/or emotional issues that prevent them from realizing their academic potential. Our customized curricula integrate academic, therapeutic, recreational, and psychological components in the right combination and frequency for each student’s individual needs, with the goal of possibly being mainstreamed back to public school, as appropriate.

50+ Year
Students with complex/unique profiles do well here

For Parents

Our environment allows these often highly complex students to feel supported, accepted, and socially connected—in a way that is often new to them. That’s why they thrive in our program. Graduating seniors go on to trade, community, and private/public college experiences.

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For Districts

As an Approved Private School for Students with Disabilities (APSSD), we work closely with our sending districts. When district case managers are met with a student with a complex and/or unique set of learning, emotional, social, and/or psychological issues, we are usually the right solution.

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Latest News & Events

Important back to school information 9/12/22

Dear Parents/Guardians, I would like to welcome all the returning students and new students to the start of a new year at Holmstead School.  As always, we are here to provide a safe, supportive, individualized education for your child and appreciate working together with you in this endeavor.  You can access your child’s progress at […]

Support for Ukraine

On Friday, 3/18/22, Holmstead school will show support for Ukraine by wearing yellow and blue, the colors of the Ukrainian flag. We are also asking students to help by bringing in $$ donations, that will be sent to Ukraine to provide medical and humanitarian aid to wounded soldiers, their families, widows and orphans. Please remind […]

Holmstead School Introduces New Recreational Arts/PE Activities

In addition to the Holmstead standards that have included the following activities: Yoga, Power Walking, Basketball, Volleyball, Hockey, Batting Cages, Bowling, Art, Music, Crafts, Community Service, Cooking Class, etc., Holmstead is adding Equine Therapy and Cornhole as new choices for the students!

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