About Us

  • Hopewell Academy of Orland Park is a private school that provides educational and transitional services to students with special needs. Community-based instruction is emphasized in our program to expose students to real situations and prepare them for adulthood. Our goal is to maximize the level of independence for students with disabilities who need assistance in the following areas:

    • Social Skills
    • Independent living skills
    • Career building
    • Emotional Support

    Hopewell Academy of Orland Park serves students ages 16-21 with the following disabilities:

    • Intellectual Disability
    • Specific Learning Disability
    • Emotional Disability
    • Other Health Impairment
    • Autism
    • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Our staff ratio is 5:1. Our teachers all have the Learning Behavior Specialist 1 Endorsement, are trained in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NCI) through Crisis Prevention Institute, are members of Global Compliance Network, and participate in weekly staff trainings and in-services throughout the year.