About Us

Our School Profile
Silver Sands School is a Special Day School which provides educational services to students who, because of their mental functioning levels, require services beyond those offered by other special educational programs in regular schools.  Silver Sands School serves approximately 130 students with disabilities ranging in age from 3 to 22 from Okaloosa and Walton counties.

Mission Statement
Create the framework upon which our families, school, and communities can build a collaborative structure of support service that promotes communication, academic achievement, self determination, life skills, and employable skills for our students.

Vision Statement
Silver Sands School graduates will function to the fullest of their capacity and participate in the rights and responsibilities of adult living.

Silver Sands School is located at 349 Homes Blvd NW Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548. School hours are 8am to 2:30pm.
Phone # 850-833-3364
Fax # 850-833-3366

Important Silver Sands Documents:
School Brochure
Parent/Student Handbook
School Improvement Plan (SIP)
Best Practices for Inclusive Education (BPIE) 

Take a Virtual Tour of the School (Originally filmed for Open House 2021):