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James F Farr Academy

James F Farr Academy is a coeducational private special needs school for students in grades 8 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

James F Farr Academy says

Farr Academy is a therapeutic day school serving students in grades 7 through 12 with a range of emotional and learning problems. We provide an array of services that meet the individual strengths and weaknesses of each student. Skilled teacher/counselors, small structured classes, group and individualized curriculum aligned to the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks, one-to-one tutoring as needed, and college preparatory courses provide a comprehensive approach to meet the diverse needs presented by students. In addition, we offer multi-faceted physical and outdoor education, woodworking, studio art and an intensive school-to-career program. Counseling and non-judgmental, non-punitive problem solving meetings are used to teach decision making as well as problem solving skills, through reflection and discussion. Additionally, the teaching of techniques and strategies to effectively manage anxiety, stress, frustration and anger are threaded throughout the program.

Finance

Finance

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (617) 492-4922

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 28
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
7 1
8 1
9 5
10 8
11 7
12 6

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Student Teacher Ratio 3 : 1
Gender 64% Male / 36% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 25%
Multi-racial 11%
Hispanic/Latino 14%
Black or African American 46%

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