Special Purpose Private Schools

Special purpose private schools (SPPS) are specialized schools approved in Maine, as out of district placements to provide educational programming and crisis stabilization for students who are unable to access their education in a less restrictive setting. SPPS operate Day Treatment programs; providing coordinated and integrated behavioral, clinical, educational, emotional, medical, and social treatment in order to address referral concerns that prevented each student from accessing his or her education in a less restrictive setting.