About

About The Jay

Blue Jay Academy is a private school for children with special needs and disabilities from grades Pre-K through 12. Serving Volusia County special needs students, Blue Jay Academy is a progressive school for children who struggle with any type of disability or special need. We work with children that have various special needs, including ADHD, Autism and Processing Deficits.

At Blue Jay Academy we provide a high-quality, friendly and caring environment with therapy in order to increase the academic and behavioral abilities of our students. Our dedicated, child centered program is the most important factor in providing the best services and education to our students.

Blue Jay Academy takes a child centered approach with the whole family. Working with our families provides a continuance from the school day to the home, which helps ensure steady progress in all of our students. We work with Halifax Behavioural Center, the Domestic Abuse Council, DCF, and Community Partnership for Children. In addition, we have partnered with the UCF CARD agency in order to provide our families with continuing resources in our community.

Our faculty and staff consists of well-qualified, highly trained teachers whom also specialize in crisis management and are dedicated to making Blue Jay Academy your top private school for special needs children. Because our school is unique in the fact that we accept children with various special needs and disabilities; including those with Autism, ADHD and Processing Deficits. At Blue Jay Academy, we provide our students with a strong, motivating learning environment where your child will feel comfortable. With the support and ability of our wonderful teachers, your child will be able to more confidently achieve academic success.

Our Mission

To provide an enriched academic and social environment that assists students with all exceptionalities to develop communication, self-advocacy, creativity, independence and opportunities for success.

Our Vision

We strive to prepare students for success in a welcoming, collaborative and individual learning environment that contributes to the community.

Our Values

Reinforce kind and positive behaviors.
Model a culture of respect and individuality.
Promoting collaboration with the family and community.
Encouraging communication and empathy.
High expectations in academic and social success.

Limitless Learning, More Possibilites


We are dedicated to the academic and social success of all of our students at Blue Jay Academy.

Are you looking to enroll your student? Contact us today for more information about what our school can do to help achieve a higher standard of academic and social success for children with various disabilities and special needs.

We look forward to meeting your family and welcoming you to ours!

Our Directors

Megan Tanturri

Daytona Campus

Lisa M. Eddy

DeLand Campus

Heidi A. Dennison

Palm Coast Campus

Curriculum Information


Blue Jay Academy is partnered with RethinkEd and Easterseals Florida to provide our students with a strong curriculum that is geared towards the success of all of our students. We have provided links below for the Rethink Ed and Easterseals Florida websites for more information. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call!