By Location

401 Building
401 E 4th St, Chaska  |  (952) 567-8000

ATTAIN     •
Academics & Transition Tools to Achieve Independence for Students with Neurobiological Needs
Grades 9-12


Passages     o
Grades 9-12




Freedom Academy
11500 Ferman Ave SW, Waverly  |  (952) 955-2505

OASIS     o
Grades 6-12




River Valley Education Center
100 Hope Ave, Jordan  |  (952) 567-8245

RISE     •  +
Reaching Independence through Structured Environments
Grades K-8

Stepping Stones     •  o
Grades K-5

Ascent     o
Grades 6-8

FOCUS     •
Focused Opportunities to Consistently Teach Universal Social Skills
Grade 6-8



Dean Lakes Education Center
4601 Dean Lakes Boulevard, Shakopee  |  (952) 567-8100

OASIS     o
Grades 6-12

LinC     •
Learning in the Community
Grades 9-12

Transition     •  +  o
Ages 18-21

PAES Lab & First Step     •  +  o
Practical Assessment Exploration Program
Ages 14-21
A simulated work environment where students gain experience in a wide array of job opportunities.



St. Boni Education Center
8801 Wildwood Ave, St. Bonifacius  |  (952) 567-8199


RISE     •  +
Reaching Independence through Structured Environments
K-5

Stepping Stones     •  o
Grades K-5




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Autism Programs (ASD)  -  Although staff in all of our Special Education programs have the training and skills to work effectively with students with autism, the following programs are specifically designed to address the needs of students on the autism spectrum.

+ Developmental Cognitive/Behavioral Programs (DCD)

Emotional/Behavioral Programs (EBD)


The denotations for program focuses (ASD, DCD, EBD) are suggestions. SouthWest Metro works hard to ensure students are placed in programs where they receive the individualized support they need, regardless of diagnosis or disability.