What makes us special
We provide special education and career and technical education to all students in St. Louis County. Special School District (SSD) employs nearly 6000 staff who work within our 22 partner districts, our five special education schools, our two career and technical education high schools, our Bridges and Courts programs, our Transportation Department, our Central Office, our Learning Center, and our Distribution Center. We are an equity and collaboration-focused District, and we value every SSD employee's contributions to ensure our mission is realized. We all empower students to excel to their greatest potential.