Program Description

The Mount Sion Program is a special education inclusion program for students with moderate cognitive disabilities or significant learning disabilities. Students in the Mount Sion Program receive instruction in self-contained classes and general education inclusion classes. English, math, and reading classes are taught in small setting self-contained classes by our special education professional. Students are supported in general education inclusion classes, like theology, social studies, and electives, with a modified curriculum and peer mentors.

Admission Process

In order to be considered for the Mount Sion Program, students must meet the following requirements…

  • English, math, and reading proficiency at the 2nd-6th grade level
  • Ability to meet independent needs, including personal hygiene, communication and social skills, and independence in cafeteria and hallways
  • Ability to meet high behavioral expectations

The application process includes the following…

  • Review of individualized education plan
  • Classroom observation
  • Teacher recommendation
  • Family interview

To learn more about the Brother Rice Mount Sion Program or to begin the application process, please complete our Interest Form or contact the Director of the Mount Sion Program, Mr. Matthew Prunckle at

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