Life Experience School

2 North Main
Sherborn, MA 01770-0177
Tel: (508)650-3659
Grades: NS | 12 students
The Life Experience Program at Strawberry Fields is for students between 15 and 21 years of age who require a supportive, individualized, small group setting.
This program provides a unique transitional placement from inpatient or day program settings to a less restrictive environment.
Students benefiting from this program might have epilepsy, secondary emotional, eating disorders and/or educational challenges such as: ADD, depression, learning disabilities, or other issues affecting self esteem and success in traditional school settings.
Our goal is to instill in students a greater sense of self-respect and confidence while helping them complete the requirements for their high school diploma or reentry into their community.
Students explore their strengths and develop compassion for themselves and others within a stable, accepting, yet challenging atmosphere.
Program offers a nurturing and supportive environment in which students may discover hidden strengths and talents, Individualized educational plans with input of family and caregivers, Support for those making the transition from inpatient or day programs back into their communities, Opportunities to build compassion and empowerment through service to others, A staff experienced in boosting the adolescent's confidence and self-esteem.
Involvement at The Life Experience School begins for each student, at the time of admission, with an inclination toward peacemaking and desire to explore their own compassion and empathy in service to others.
Together, peacemaking and service become the guiding themes of the educational experience for each student.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Nursery/Preschool

Student Body

Total Students 12 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Walnut Hill School for the Arts (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Tobin School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Tobin School (2.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • Natick
    Grades: PK-1 | 69 students
    2.5 miles
    73 Cottage Street
    Natick, MA 01760
    (508)655-5006
    2.5PK-1
    69
  • Ashland
    Ashland KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 124 students
    3.2 miles
    367 Pond St.
    Ashland, MA 01721
    (508)881-2233
    3.2NS-PK
    124
  • Framingham
    St. Tarcisius School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 189 students
    3.4 miles
    560 Waverly St
    Framingham, MA 01702
    (508)872-8188
    3.4K-9
    189
  • Natick
    The Riverbend School
    Montessori School
    Grades: K | 82 students
    3.4 miles
    6 Auburn Street
    Natick, MA 01760
    (508)647-0888
    3.4K
    82
  • Framingham
    Grades: K-6 | 33 students
    3.4 miles
    Po Box 3350
    Framingham, MA 01705
    (508)877-7706
    3.4K-6
    33

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