Southside Occupational Academy High School is a Transition Center for students with special needs aged 16-21 years. We provide individualized education and training to students in the areas of Applied Academics, Independent Functioning, Vocational, and Social Learning Skills. We offer each student the opportunity to learn within many contextualized environments throughout the school. We have developed instructional labs in the areas of retail, grocery, office, culinary, hospitality, laundry, dish room, carpentry, and daily living. Our counseling staff works closely with agency providers to support students and their families their transition from the public school system.