Type III

Helping Kids, Strengthening Families
ARROW CENTER FOR EDUCATION SCHOOLS

TYPE III

In operation since 2000, Arrow Center for Education Schools – Type III provides transitional educational services to The Arrow Diagnostic Center, a short-term residential care facility licensed by the Department of Human Resources to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary assessment.

NORMALIZING THE SCHOOL SETTING

Our focus is to provide a normalizing school setting for students while they are in short-term residential care.

The average length of stay in the Type III School does not exceed 60 school days. The program serves both elementary and secondary students from a variety of Local School Systems. Additional services provided by The Arrow Diagnostic Center include: psychological and psychiatric evaluations and consultation, health and medical services, recreation therapy, life skills, and individual, group, and family therapy.

We serve male and female students, from grades 6 to 12. Many of our students are general education students, though students with IEPs are also served. Students at the Type III school remain enrolled for the duration of their placement of The Arrow Diagnostic Center, and referrals for students not placed on The Arrow Diagnostic Center are not able to be received. Primarily, our students are diploma track, though with the ability to individualize programming, students earning a certificate of completion may also be enrolled.



A PERSONAL EDUCATION PLAN

All students receive instruction in the core academic subjects as well as two electives, all based on the classes they were taking as indicated on their Prior Student Record. Students have a Personal Education Plan that outlines the instructional program while enrolled with Type III, and receive a cumulative Student Progress Report upon their discharge. While the Type III school cannot complete transcripts, the Student Progress Reports allows the next school placement to award credit and update the transcript.


  • Facilities
  • Curriculum
  • School Staff
  • Location


OUR SCHOOL FEATURES

  • 4 Classrooms
  • A Library/Media Center
  • A Full-Size Gym
  • Interactive Whiteboards to Aid Instruction
  • Outdoor Basketball Court & Gymnastics Area

CURRICULUM

We implement the Baltimore County Public School (BCPS) curriculum. If a class is offered for a student who is not a BCPS student, and BCPS does not have a curriculum available, another Local School System’s curriculum may be used.

For our students working towards a diploma, the curriculum will be accommodated as designated in the IEP. For students working to a certificate of completion, more significant modifications to the curriculum may be made, so the students is being taught to the their appropriate instructional level.


EDUCATION SUPERVISOR

Our Education Supervisor is Melanie McCann, and she can be reached at [email protected].


OUR STAFF

Our Education Supervisor is supported by an amazing team:

Special Educators – certified through the Maryland State Department of Education. Each teacher specializes in a core academic subject and rotates to each room to provide high quality instruction

Assistant Teachers – who support the instruction and classroom environment.

Residential Counselors & Team Members from the Diagnostic Center – The Type III school is also supported by the staff of the Diagnostic Center. Residential Counselors provide in-classroom assistance to learning. Clinicians provide case-management and therapeutic support. Because assessing a student’s needs is an integral part of the Diagnostic Center, nursing, psychologists, and psychiatrists are also part of the team.


OUR LOCATION:
1605 CROMWELL BRIDGE RD
BALTIMORE, MD 21234

The Arrow Center For Education – Type III is located at 1605 Cromwell Bridge Road on the north side of Baltimore, just off of Highway 695.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What is your inclement weather policy?
  • Will my child earn credits and progress toward graduation while at the Type III school?
  • How can my child attend the Type III school?
What is your inclement weather policy?

The Type III school remains open in almost all cases. However, if Baltimore County Public Schools closes or delays due to inclement weather, the Type III school day will start at 10:00 instead of 8:30.  For days where the weather is highly significant, the Type III school day will not occur and the school day will be made up.

Will my child earn credits and progress toward graduation while at the Type III school?

Yes, the school prepares a document called a “Student Progress Report” which, in addition to final grades, reports the number of classroom hours completed for each course.  Per regulation, this is the document a Maryland Type III school completes instead of a transcript.

After your child leaves the Type III school, the next school will take the Student Progress Report and update the child’s transcript for credits earned.  If there are specific questions, the Type III school can be contacted by either the family or the next school.

How can my child attend the Type III school?

Students are enrolled in the Type III school when they are residing at the Arrow Diagnostic Center.  There is no external referral source for the Type III school.



CONTACT US


ADDRESS

1605 CROMWELL BRIDGE ROAD
BALTIMORE, MD 21234

PHONE

(410) 882.9133

FAX

(410) 663.7092


We’d love to provide you with more information or answer any questions you may have.  We’d also love to have you stop by for a tour of our facilities and meet some of our staff.

Just fill out the form below and indicate your interest. We’ll get back with you as soon as we can.


TYPE III CONTACT FORM

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