Catapult Learning Marks Grand Opening of New Location for Two Schools in Prince George's County

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Special and Alternative Education Provider Opens Campus to Better Serve Students

Catapult Learning, a leading provider of special and alternative education solutions that generate academic gains and better life outcomes for students, today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of the High Road School and High Road Upper School in Prince George’s County, Maryland at the start of this academic year. The schools’ new campus is at 9701 Philadelphia Court in Lanham, Maryland.

Part of the Catapult Learning family, High Road Schools partner with public school districts to provide a supportive, structured environment for students with exceptionalities including but not limited to emotional and learning disabilities, autism, and ADHD. The combined High Road School campus in Lanham serves students in grades 1 through 12. Facilities include a new computer lab and larger gym space.

“We are thrilled to provide our students with more space and resources to help them learn and grow,” said Michelle Anderson, education director of High Road Upper School of Prince George's County. “So many students thrive at High Road Schools, and the schools’ new campus only promises to bolster those positive outcomes.”

An integral programmatic component at the school is the Workforce Development Program for high school students, in which all of the High Road Schools in southern Maryland participate. The partnership with Prince George’s Community College will continue to provide job training, certification and opportunities to gain experience in a variety of potential career paths like hospitality, information technology and child care.

“At Catapult Learning, our mission is to help our students develop the skills they need to be successful inside and outside the classroom setting,” said Andrea Vargas, president of Catapult Learning’s Schools Division. “This new location will enable us to better serve our students in Prince George’s County.”

About Catapult Learning
Catapult Learning, Inc. has dedicated over four decades to providing education solutions that generate demonstrable academic achievement and better life outcomes for students, regardless of their learning barriers or other challenges they may face. The company’s team of 5,600 educators works to achieve sustained academic gains and build teacher and leadership capacity through evidence-based programs that include intervention services, special education and alternative education programs, and professional development solutions. Founded in 1976 and headquartered in Camden, New Jersey, Catapult Learning partners with over 500 school districts, including 18 of the 20 largest school districts in the United States. Catapult Learning is accredited by AdvancED, a global leader in providing improvement and accreditation services worldwide. http://www.catapultlearning.com

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