Statewide Transition Program of The Year

We are proud to announce that The Menta Group has been awarded with the 2014 Illinois Statewide Transition Program of The Year.

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Special Olympics

Core Academy Student Takes Gold at Special Olympics

Two students from Core Academy placed in different events at the Special Olympics on June 11th 2016 in Bloomington Illinois, with one taking home the gold medal.

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Menta Academy Oak Park Grand Opening

Menta Academy Oak Park had a successful grand opening with over 150 in attendance including Senator Harmon Senator Munoz and Mayor Abu Taleb.

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Fifteenth Annual Transition Conference

The Menta Group was well represented at the Fifteenth Annual Transition Conference.

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Evidence Based Programs

The Menta Group operates 22 programs and 16 schools in Illinois and Arizona. We do not believe in a one-size fits all approach, rather each program and school is specifically designed to address school districts’ individual needs.

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Outstanding Achievements

Our programs help students who have often failed to succeed in regular classrooms achieve their academic and social goals.

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Innovative Curricula

At The Menta Group, we develop curricula specifically designed to ensure that all students have the tools they need to realize their academic potential.

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Positive Feedback

"Thank you. You saved my son's life." -Mother of Menta Student

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Welcome to the Menta Group. We are so glad you have taken the time to learn more about our programs and how we are helping at risk youth reach their academic goals and make positive contributions to their communities.

Founded in 1973, The Menta Group holds firmly to the belief that every child has the right to be in school. This belief has led to a continuum of services designed to meet the educational and social-emotional needs of the broad range of students. With a ‘no refusal, no suspension, no expulsion’ policy, students are provided the services that they need, when they need them, regardless of their behavior. The goal is to ensure that each of our students becomes college-ready, career-ready, and citizenship-ready.

We currently operate 22 programs and 16 schools throughout Illinois and Arizona. These evidence-based programs are designed to meet the specific needs of school districts and range from onsite programs and training of staff and administrators to establishing new schools. In our over 40 years of experience, we have seen students who did not succeed in regular classrooms make tremendous strides within our programs.

If you have any questions or would like to know more, please contact us.