Ivy Street School

Tel: (617)620-7779
Grades: 8-12 | 37 students
Ivy Street School is a private residential and day school serving boys and girls (ages 13-22) with autism spectrum disorder, brain injuries, and other neurological challenges.
We offer academic plans tailored to their education level; life skills and vocational training, individual and group therapy; adaptive physical education; and restorative therapies such as physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy.
The school is part of a larger nonprofit organization, MAB Community Services, which has been creating opportunities for individuals with disabilities since 1903.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1993

Student Body

Total Students 37 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Ivy Street School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 6 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Tunzel Hayes

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, Rock ClimbingBasketballFootball,
Rock Climbing

School Notes:

  • Ivy Street School was founded in 1993 to provide residential and educational treatment to the growing number of adolescents with brain injuries and other neurological difficulties, and today the school specializes in students on the autism spectrum as well. Ivy Street School is a place for learning, providing young men and women from the ages of 13 to 22 with academic plans tailored to their education level; life skills and vocational training, individual and group therapy; adaptive physical education; and restorative therapies such as physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy.
  • Ivy Street specializes in helping families and students gain the skills and strategies to successfully manage their disabilities and the challenging behaviors caused by autism spectrum disorder, brain injury, or other neurological difficulties. Our phased vocational curriculum and residential opportunities put students on a track of increasing independence and self confidence, leading toward the goal of successful transition to adult life.

Profile last updated: 05/14/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Boston University Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is New England Hebrew Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New England Hebrew Academy (0.1 miles away)
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