Special Olympics Fresno County Schools Partnership Program

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The Fresno Unified School District and Special Olympics Northern California formed a unique partnership to make Special Olympics an integral part of special education in Fresno County.  In additon to the three school-day sports (basketbal, soccer and track & field), many of the Schools Partnership Program student-athletes also compete in some of the 11 traditional community sports offered by Special Olympics Northern California.


Like our other schools partnership programs the Fresno program is mostly contained within the school day.  This maximizes  the ability for students to participate in sports and to utilize what is learned on the courts and fields as tools in the classrooms.


Upcoming Soccer Competition

10/10/14 - Clovis North High School, 2770 E International Ave,, Clovis  map it



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Special Olympics and our Schools Partnership program touch the lives of everyone who embraces it.  We'd love you to share your experience and how the program touched you.  Simply join our community and you will gain access our to website where you can share your story.



County Statistics:
Student Athletes: 1625
Schools: 49
Non Disabled student supporters: 350

Participating Schools


If you would like to lend your support to our Schools Partnership Program, please see the Support our Schools page. We can’t provide our valuable programs without you.



Fresno County Special Olympics Schools Coordinator Contact:

Oscar Hinojosa