A nationally recognized “Blue Ribbon School of Excellence”, Kennedy Krieger School is a leader in innovative education for children, adolescents and young adults with a wide range of learning, emotional, physical, neurological, and developmental disabilities.

We offer a number of school- based, hospital-based, and recreational programs designed to unlock the potential inside each and every student.

  • The Kennedy Krieger School addresses the special education and related service needs of students, ages 3 to 21 years, who exhibit a wide range of learning, developmental and neurological disorders. It has been recognized by the United States president and the U. S. Department of Education as a “Blue Ribbon School of Excellence” - the first in the state of Maryland.  
  • The Kennedy Krieger High School, located at our Greenspring Campus, offers a model work-based learning program that blends expectations of the working world with school-based instruction to help students develop the lifelong learning skills needed for meaningful employment and economic independence. Students can specialize in one of five industry clusters: information technology, retail and consumer services, hospitality and tourism, construction trades, or arts and communication.  

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