Dancing Through the Decades Prom at North Florida School of Special Education

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — This past Saturday, the North Florida School of Special Education (NFSSE) hosted the 2023 school prom.

The theme was “Dancing Through the Decades,” highlighting the 1950s through the 2000s. Students can join in on the fun by wearing creative fashions that represent the decades. There will be a DJ playing classics from each decade.


Plus, students have been practicing dance moves that represent each era.

Miss Jacksonville, Grace McCormick, accompanied one of NFSSE’s postgraduate students for an enjoyable evening of dancing and entertainment. Shel also had the honor of crowning the 2023 royal court!

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About North Florida School of Special Education (NFSSE):

The mission of North Florida School of Special Education is to discover and foster each student’s unique abilities, revealing their highest potential within an engaged community.

To achieve this, staff and parents work together to develop individual education plans (IEP) that addresses the specific education, therapeutic, vocational training, independent living, and social and emotional wellness goals for the 218 students with Autism, Down syndrome, and other intellectual and developmental differences (IDD).

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The school serves an additional 85 postgraduates with ongoing job training, placement, and social support.

Please use “intellectual and developmental differences,” “unique abilities” or “differing abilities” rather than “disabilities” when referencing students and postgraduates of North Florida School of Special Education.

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