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John F. Miller School

3840 Pecos-McLeod
Las Vegas, NV 89121
702-799-7401 | 702-799-0118
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Description of School

John F. Miller School is a special education school, which serves the most significantly disabled and medically fragile students in the Clark County School District. The school motto is: All Children Can Learn. Students at John F. Miller range in age from 3-21 years. Students who attend John F. Miller are students with multiple impairments; including severe/profound mental challenges and at least one additional eligibility category, such as health impairment, orthopedic impairment, visual impairment, and/or traumatic brain injury. Students receive Speech/Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Health Services, as determined in their IEP. Additional related services may include: Orientation/Mobility, and Vision Services, as determined by the IEP.  Students required to be assessed, are evaluated using the Nevada Alternate Assessment. Students participate in Art, Music, and Adapted PE classes. Assistive technology and augmentative communication are used extensively throughout the school. A multi-disciplinary approach is used to determine student access to instruction. Instruction is aligned with the Common Core Standards and is guided by each student’s IEP. Student and family centered events are held throughout the school year, with the activities geared to the interests and abilities of the students. Communication is a vital component of the school program and teachers send home daily notes, make frequent phone contacts, and send notices of events. Parents are always encouraged to visit our school. Community partnerships are maintained with agencies and service providers, including; Desert Regional Center, the state agency which works with children and adults with intellectual disabilities, doctors, group homes, and family service agencies.