The Academic Center is a unique educational program providing intensive individual support for students with severe emotional and behavioral needs. The school serves students in grades 1-12 who need a specialized program to meet their educational needs. This special education program is approved by the Iowa Department of Education. Our licensed special education teachers and specially trained staff provide instruction in core academic areas as well as problem solving, social and life skills, and interpersonal communication. Specialized instruction and services, structured emotional and behavioral support, and emphasis on academics are the hallmarks of the Academic Center.