When children are having difficulty in school, teachers recognize that a
learning disability may be present. Teachers and the Principal may
recommend an educational evaluation to determine if a child has a
Stu dents attending non-public schools are evaluated by the
district where the non-public school is located. In our case that is the
Westbury School District. This evaluation is done at no cost to you.
Evaluations may also be done privately.
An educational evaluation cannot proceed without the written
consent of the child’s parent or legal guardian. If the school
recommends that a child be tested for a learning disability, it is
imperative that the evaluation is done in a timely manner. In order for a
child to continue attending St. Brigid/Our lady of Hope, families must
cooperate with the school’s recommendation to request an educational
evaluation on behalf of their child.