December 18, 2020

School Closed

Session Break

December 21, 2020-January 4, 2021

         School Closed 

 Professional Development

February 15, 2021
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 School Closed


School Closed

Presidents Day
January 18, 2021
February 25,2021- February 26,2021

School Closed

Professional Development

March 22, 2021- March 29, 2021

         School Closed 

Spring Break



Ways to Calm Your Child

  1. Model Calm Behavior: Your  

  child will follow your lead.

 2. Give Him Space: When we are  angry, we are not thinking  

 logically. Allow him to calm down  before attempting to talk.

 3. Teach Coping Skills: Do this  during times when she is not in  crisis, when you can have a  productive conversation and she  

can ask questions and practice.

Deep breathing is an important skill. "Inhale to smell the flowers. Exhale to blow out the birthday  candles"

is a good way to help her remember what to do. Another  calming technique  involves visualizing a place, event,  person or pet that makes them  especially happy.

 4. Process Afterwards: When he

 has had a chance to calm down, but  before he forgets what happened,  discuss the event, what led up to it,  what triggered his response, and  what he felt before he lost control.  Events lead to thoughts, which

 leads to feelings, which lead to  actions. Discuss that progression

 and help  your child see at what

 point he could  have made a

 different choice. Also identify  something positive: did he recover  faster than last time? Did he wait l  longer to explode than in the past?  Was he able to verbalize his

 feelings afterward?


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Who We Serve


The Lead School School was established in 2013 to serve children with behavioral disorders who had difficulty maintaining appropriate behavior in the regular education environment.  The Lead School works in conjunction with local public schools to help students learn and use coping skills in order to return to their local public school.

The Lead School Program serve students from school districts throughout Missouri including: St. Charles County, Francis Howell, Fort Zumwalt, Winfield, Troy, Orchard Farms, Wentzville and Warrenton, among others.



Who We Are

The Lead School is an independent alternative to traditional public school settings. Based in O'Fallon, Missouri, The Lead School provides an intensive academic program within a safe supportive environment.


The Lead School offers a special education day school program for boys and girls ages 5 – 21 who have emotional disabilities, who are on the autism spectrum and/or who have multiple disabilities that interfere with their enrollment in regular school programs. Students also may have secondary problems, such as learning disabilities, health impairments, attention deficit disorder, and/or speech and language difficulties.


The Lead School is an approved private agency with The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Students are typically referred by their local education agencies through the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process.




507 S. Cool Springs Rd.

O'Fallon, MO 63366
Tel: 636-447-5100


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