Boston Higashi School

Tel: (781)961-0800
Grades: 2 - 12 | 72 students
Boston Higashi School, Inc.
is the international program serving children and young adults with autism.
Our philosophy is based upon the world-renowned tenets of Daily Life Therapy® developed by the late Dr. Kiyo Kitahara of Tokyo, Japan.
This method provides children with systematic education through group dynamics, the intermingling of academics and technology, art, music and physical education.
The goal of this educational approach is for individuals to achieve social independence and dignity, and to benefit from and contribute to society.
It also provides a model of education that views the individual with autism as a person who should be nurtured through education and relationships.
Our Mission is to help children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder learn to reach their full potential through the application of the methodology of Daily Life Therapy®.
This unique educational philosophy incorporates a broad and balanced curriculum including academics, art, music, physical education, computer technology and social education.
Students take on challenges, learn to overcome obstacles and gain confidence from their own success.
This process allows our students to develop a love for learning so they may fully enjoy their family, community, and all that life has to offer.
As each student grows and learns, their personality and individual character matures allowing them to benefit from and most importantly contribute to society as adults.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 12
Learning Programs Supported Autism
Year Founded 1987

Student Body

Total Students 72 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Boston Higashi School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 2:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Amy Carter

School Notes:

Boston Higashi School, Inc. is the international program serving children and young adults with autism. Our philosophy is based upon the world-renowned tenets of Daily Life Therapy® developed by the late Dr. Kiyo Kitahara of Tokyo, Japan. This method provides children with systematic education through group dynamics, the intermingling of academics and technology, art, music and physical education. The goal of this educational approach is for individuals to achieve social independence and dignity, and to benefit from and contribute to society. It provides a model of education that views the individual with autism as a person who should be nurtured through education and relationships. Our Mission is to help children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder learn to reach their full potential through the application of the methodology of Daily Life Therapy®. This unique educational philosophy incorporates a broad and balanced curriculum including academics, art, music, physical education, computer technology and social education. Students take on challenges, learn to overcome obstacles and gain confidence from their own success. This process allows our students to develop a love for learning so they may fully enjoy their family, community, and all that life has to offer. As each student grows and learns, their personality and individual character matures allowing them to benefit from and most importantly contribute to society as adults.

Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Shore Daycare -randolph (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Francis Of Assisi School (2.9 miles away)
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