Northshore Academy Lower School

Northshore Academy Lower School serves students who benefit from a small classroom with fully integrated clinical and behavioral support services. All students are in self-contained classrooms with fewer than 10 students. In addition to an academic curriculum based on the MA Curriculum Frameworks, all students participate in clinical groups focused on pragmatic language and the development of social skills, expressive therapy, and enrichment activities such as art and athletics. Staff at Northshore Academy work closely with districts to prepare students for return to a less restrictive environment with appropriate support services.

Calendar
School Year - Number of Days: 
180
School Year - Hours Per Day: 
6
Summer - Number of Days: 
20 - 25
Summer - Hours Per Day: 
5
Therapeutic Services Available: 
Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy

Parent Support Program: Individual case management, parent support groups

Additional Program Information: Northshore Academy offers both fully approved special education day school placements and short-term assessment services.

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Primary Population/Disability: 
Autism, Emotional
Type of Program: 
Public Day
Ages Served: 
5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Grades Served: 
Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Contact Person(s): 
Tracy Farraher
principal
978-536-5151
Location(s):
Northshore Academy Lower School
83 Pine Street, Suite 103
01960 West Peabody , MA
United States
Massachusetts US