North River Collaborative (NRC)

North River Collaborative (NRC) is a multi-purpose, educational organization formed in 1976 to serve as an extension of school districts. The member districts of Abington, Avon, Bridgewater-Raynham, East Bridgewater, Hanover, Holbrook, Rockland, Stoughton, West Bridgewater and Whitman-Hanson work together to provide high-quality, cost effective educational programs and services. 

NRC is a multi-purpose collaborative providing programs to over 200 students with disabilities ages 3 to 22 from our member districts and over 20 surrounding communities. The Collaborative provides over 800 students with educationally related services such as speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and English language instruction.

Programs Available

North River Middle/High School

North River School (NRS), DESE approved public day school, is a highly structured individualized and therapeutic learning environment for students in grades 5-12, based on the MA Common Core Curriculum, small group instructional settings and multiple vocational opportunities.

Summer Work and Learning Program

North River Collaborative’s Summer Work and Learning Program continues to be an innovative summer program offering a broad range of transitional, academic and vocational services for students between the ages of 14-21 with intellectual impairments, developmental disabilities, behavioral challenge