High Road School of Hoffman Estates2024-01-11T16:49:48-05:00

High Road School of Hoffman Estates

High Road School of Hoffman Estates provides academic and therapeutic services for children, adolescents, and young adults, ages 5 through 21, with extraordinary needs.

We believe students reach their highest potential in safe and structured environments that afford them a strong sense of security, a positive attitude toward learning, and incentives for appropriate behavior.

By focusing on key areas — academics, behavior modifications, support services, and transition/life-planning services — we meet the individual needs of all students. Through collaboration with a student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) team, we can choose the most appropriate learning model based on a student’s present levels of performance, social capabilities, motor coordination, and ability to learn in a group setting.

Some of the emotional and behavioral issues, as well as other disabilities, we embrace in our schools include:

  • Emotional Disability
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Specific Learning Disability
  • Speech and Language Impairment
  • Multiple Disabilities
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Developmental Delay
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Other Health Impairments
  • 5135 Trillium Blvd.
    Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
  • (P) 224.402.7408
  • School Hours: 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
  • Transit Routes 90 to 59 North to 72 (Higgins) West to Trillium
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High Road School of Hoffman Estates serves students with an array of exceptional needs. Our programs provide individualized attention and a curriculum that is based on each student’s cognitive ability, learning style, and interest.

The goal for students who attend High Road School at Hoffman Estates is to make progress on their individual goals and objectives as stated in their Individual Education Program (IEP) so they may reintegrate to a less restrictive environment as soon as possible. That is why we provide a variety of therapies and activities such as equine therapy as well as art and music therapy.

Additionally, High Road School of Hoffman Estates provides the opportunity for students to explore the many amenities within the school building, including:

  • Sensory room
  • Therapeutic resource rooms
  • Career development center
  • Grooming room
  • Computer lab
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Kitchen

We also provide outside service collaboration, home visits, and family consultations with counselors and social workers as part of our support services.

Our Students
Students are referred by their school district to attend High Road School and range in age from 3 to 21. They face disabilities in a variety of areas, including Emotional Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Specific Learning Disability, Speech and Language Impairment, Multiple Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Delay, Traumatic Brain Injury, and other health impairments.

Our Staff
We are proud to employ certified special education teachers and therapists, who are certified through the Illinois State Board of Education and have crisis intervention training. We have contracted services providers in counseling, speech, occupational, and physical therapies.

Faith’s Law
Sexual Abuse Response and Prevention Resource Guide 

Faith’s Law is named after prevention advocate and child sexual abuse survivor Faith Colson, who graduated from an Illinois high school in the early 2000s. Faith’s Law was passed by the Illinois General Assembly as two separate pieces of legislation. The first legislation established the definition of sexual misconduct within the Illinois School Code and outlined the requirements for schools to develop and post employee code of professional conduct policies.  The second legislation adds employment history reviews as part of the hiring and vetting process for schools and school contractors, requires notices to be provided to parents/guardians and the applicable student when there’s an alleged act of sexual misconduct, and makes other changes to the process schools must follow when handling allegations of sexual misconduct.  As a result, ISBE has developed a resource guide that is available on its website (www.isbe.net) and includes guidance for pupils, parents or guardians, and teachers about sexual abuse responses and prevention resources available in their community, including the contact information of entities that provide services for victims of child sexual abuse and their families.

The Sexual Abuse Response and Prevention Resource Guide can be found on the Illinois State Board of Education website (www.isbe.net) at: https://www.isbe.net/Documents/Faiths-Law-Resource-Guide.pdf#search=faith%27s%20law

In addition, a copy of the Sexual Abuse Response and Prevention Resource Guide will be provided to parents/guardians, upon request. Please contact the School Administrator to request a hard copy of the Resource Guide.


Anita Schneider
High Road School of
Hoffman Estates
2022-2023 Campus Winner

Lynn Kolich
High Road School of
Hoffman Estates
2022-2023 Campus Winner