R.I.C.A. — Rockville is an
MCPS special education school for students with emotional disabilities, autism, specific learning
disabilities, and other health impairments, serving Montgomery County and several counties in the
state of Maryland. Clinical treatment services are provided by the Maryland Department of Health
and Mental Hygiene (DHMH). R.I.C.A. provides an academic, behavioral, day and residential treatment
program in a highly structured, therapeutically integrated milieu. The program of studies used is the
MCPS general education curriculum. Students are expected to meet the graduation requirements for
a Maryland high school diploma or Maryland Certificate.