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Special Schools & Education Centers
In addition to the typical elementary, middle
and high school buildings, the school system offers additional
programs in Cedar Lane School, Homewood School and the Applications
and Research Laboratory (ARL).
Principal - Paul Owens
11630 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, MD 20759 (Google Map)
410-888-8800, fax 410-888-8878
Hours: 7:55 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.
Individual School Performance Report
The Cedar Lane School, on the Fulton Campus, provides
as structured learning environment for students age 3
through 21, whose needs are so complex that they require
a specialized, comprehensive program in a special school
setting. The Fulton campus allows for age appropriate
peer interactions at all program levels. Instruction is
provided for students who are developmentally delayed,
and may have multiple disabilities as well as behavior
challenges both in school and community settings. The
Cedar Lane program offers an enhanced approach for
inclusive programming with an emphasis on providing
students access to typical peers, schools, and
Principal - Tina Maddox
10914 Clarksville Pike (Route 108), Ellicott City, MD 21042 (Google Map)
410-313-7081, fax 410-313-7130
Hours: 7:25 a.m. - 2:10 p.m.
The Homewood Center
houses three distinct programs, each designed to meet the specific
needs of individual students who have difficulty functioning in
traditional classroom settings. The building is a state-of-the-art
educational facility with a full complement of resources, technology,
and teaching supports.
Applications and Research
Principal - Andrew Cockley
10920 Clarksville Pike (Route 108), Ellicott City,
MD 21042 (Google Map)
410-313-6998, fax 410-313-7000
The Applications and Research Laboratory (ARL) is the Career and Technology High School for Howard County Public Schools. The ARL offers centralized academy programs in unique content areas with many opportunities for internships and real world experiences. Business partnerships and advisory boards are pivotal in the success of these programs. Students from all 12 high schools and Homewood are able to enroll in programs at the ARL. Each academy is a two-year program intended for juniors and seniors and bus transportation is provided for students between their school and the ARL, allowing students to participate in all after school extracurricular activities. Students are able to use industry standard software and technology to study material at an in-depth level. Students are able to earn industry certifications and college credits while attending the ARL which helps preapre them for success in college and careers. The ARL is located on Rte 108 next to the Howard County Board of Education. Please contact us at (410) 313-6998 if you have any questions.