• The New Summerfield Independent School District is committed to providing students who have specialized learning needs an educational program that supports each student in reaching his/her full potential. The instruction offered by highly qualified, certified special education teachers and licensed related service personnel is changed in content, methodology, and/or delivery of instruction to address the unique needs of the student which result from the student’s disability. The goal of special education is to ensure access of the student to the general curriculum, so that the student may meet the educational standards within the jurisdiction of the school district that apply to all children.


    Child Find

    Child Find is a comprehensive system ensuring all children are educated to their maximum potential that is provided by the New Summerfield Independent School District.

    The purpose of Child Find is to locate, identify, and evaluate infants, children and young adults who may have a developmental delay or disability.

    Services at no cost to the family are available to all eligible individuals from birth through 21 years of age regardless of the severity of their disability.

    If you know someone who may have a problem with learning, speech, vision, hearing, a health or physical disability which interferes with his/her education, contact the New Summerfield Independent School District.

    Child Find can open a window of hope for a brighter future.

    New Summerfield I.S.D. is a member of the Cherokee County Special Education Shared Services Arrangement (SSA). Through the Shared Services Arrangement, student need's are identified and serviced by individuals who are Specialists in their field of study. To visit the contacts, programs, services, and transition services offered through the Cherokee County Special Education Shared Services Arrangement, please visit the following website: Cherokee County Special Education Shared Services Arrangement (SSA).

    Texas Transition and Employment Guide
    The New Summerfield ISD Transition/Employment Designee is Karen Hendley.
    Her Contact information is:
    Cherokee County Shared Services Arrangement (SSA)
    203 East 7th Street, Rusk, Texas 75785
    Phone: 903-683-4466
    Fax: 903-683-2104

    Website for Parents of Younger Children with Special Needs