Curtis Blake Day School

979 Dickinson Street,
Springfield, MA, 01108-0111
Tel: (413)205-3960
The Curtis Blake Day School of American International College has been providing high quality services to language learning disabled (LLD) children since 1981 and, more recently, to children diagnosed with a nonverbal learning disability.
Our professional staff, most of whom have been with us ten years or more, continually benefit from professional development opportunities offered through the school and its parent institution, American International College.
In keeping with the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks we use organizational strategies to manage the vast quantities of data available to youngsters in the information age.
Understanding and the ability to communicate are the goals, rather than rote memorization of facts.
Using our strategic approach, our students learn how to learn.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 9
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia/Language-based
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 70 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 21%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 6 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $32,562
Tuition Notes Tuition is set by the Operational Services Division of the state of Massachusetts
% on Financial Aid 5%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,000
Admissions Director Linda Gillen, M.Ed.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cathedral High School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Name School (1.3 miles away)
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  • Recommended March 29, 2013 - what a difference a school can make in a childs academic success. My son has found a place where he can finally learn and do well.The Curtis Blake school is terrific. - Posted by Parent

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