The Grow School – Grades K-12+

The Grow School services students grades kindergarten through twelve in small, structured, therapeutic and academic learning environments, paced to meet the needs of its students on an individual basis. The Grow program offers a strong academic component, with vocational opportunities for upper grades, designed to accommodate the learning needs of students and to encourage their motivation to achieve. Instruction, based on MA Curriculum Frameworks, consists of specialized instructional practices delivered by highly qualified staff members utilizing a differentiated and multi-modal approach to meet student needs. Students learn self- control, social skills, and to become more confident to challenge themselves to achieve academically. Grow students learn how to navigate their own learning, and identify a path to achievement.

The Grow Career Development Program provides a comprehensive transition program for high school students, providing a strategic career pathway from job readiness to career exploration to emergence.

Calendar
School Year - Number of Days: 
180
School Year - Hours Per Day: 
6
Summer - Number of Days: 
25
Summer - Hours Per Day: 
5
Therapeutic Services Available: 
Adaptive Physical Education (APE), Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Counseling, Hearing Services, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Vision Services

Parent Support Program: Parent Advisory Council.

Additional Program Information: The academic and clinical staff actively partner with families and community stakeholders to provide wrap-around services.

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Primary Population/Disability: 
Communication, Development Delay, Emotional, Health, Intellectual, Neurological, Specific Learning
Type of Program: 
Public Day
Ages Served: 
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22+
Grades Served: 
Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Contact Person(s): 
Elizabeth S. Fitzmaurice
Executive Director
508-764-8500 ext. 1144
Location(s):
The Grow School (Elementary)
121 Ashland Avenue
01550 Southbridge , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
The Grow School
185 Southbridge Road
01571 Dudley , MA
United States
Massachusetts US