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Professional Center For Child Development School

Professional Center For Child Development School is a coeducational private special needs school for students in grades Pre-K through 5.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Professional Center For Child Development School says

Our Developmental Day School provides a comprehensive educational and therapeutic program for children ages 3-10 who have multiple disabilities, moderate to severe developmental delay, complex care needs or medical needs. As the Agency’s original and longest running program, the school has been in existence since our opening in 1973. We are licensed by both the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.

The Day School has a long standing reputation in the community as being experts in providing the following: specially-designed instruction, flexible and creative curriculum aligned with the state frameworks, inclusive therapeutic services and nursing/medical attention in the classroom. We are an 11 month program, with consistent scheduling and staffing year round. The school has rolling admissions, so that eligible students can be enrolled at any time throughout the year.

We strive to provide our non-traditional learners with as typical a school experience as possible. We offer a stimulating classroom setting combined with an individualized approach to learning. This allows students many points of access to the curriculum and allows students to progress at their own pace. In addition to varied learning opportunities, students are also encouraged to express their unique personalities, engage in social activities with their peers and most of all… have FUN!

Our goal is to work together as a team with families and school districts to provide an exceptional educational program that maximizes each student’s independence, unique learning needs and help them achieve their greatest potential.

Curriculum

Low student-teacher ratio Nurses in classroom Individualized instruction Curriculum aligned with MA Common Core Standards Augmentative and alternative communication Assistive technology Technology specialists Feeding experts Vision accommodations Integrated therapies Family support Opportunities for on-site inclusion Accessible playground

Individualized Curriculum includes: Language Arts Math Science Cooking Library Art And More!

Mission Statement

is to provide educational and therapeutic services for children of all abilities and their families, working with each child to develop to his or her full potential. We strive to eliminate barriers to growth and development for children with disabilities and families coping with health issues and challenges.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 10
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 5
Kindergarten 1
Transitional 1 2
1 2

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Student Teacher Ratio 2 : 1
Gender 50% Male / 50% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 50%
Program Director/Education Coordinator   Linda Sliwoski
Executive Director   Veryl Anderson

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