Kennedy-donovan Center School

19 Hawthorn St,
New Bedford, MA, 02740-0274
Tel: (508)992-4756
Kennedy-Donovan Center is committed to the full continuum of care for individuals and families of all ages with developmental disabilities and similar needs in our region.
We strive to provide this either by offering services directly or by collaborating closely with community partners.
Kennedy-Donovan Center supports individuals and families with disabilities and similar needs to reach their maximum potential and quality of life through advocacy and individualized services.
Our passion is to bring services of the highest quality to people in need.
For nearly forty years, KDC has improved the quality of life for thousands of individuals with developmental disabilities and similar needs, including children, families and adults.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 18 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 33%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Kennedy-donovan Center School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Schwartz Center For Children (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. James & St. John School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Family Holy Name School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New Bedford St. James & St. John School
    (Roman Catholic)
    180 Orchard St
    New Bedford , MA , 02740
    (508)996-0534
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  223  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • New Bedford
    Nativity Preparatory School Of New Bedford
    All-boys 
    66 Spring Street
    New Bedford , MA , 02740
    (508)994-3800
    All-boys 
    0.3  mi  |  55  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • New Bedford
    Holy Family Holy Name School
    (Roman Catholic)
    91 Summer St
    New Bedford , MA , 02740
    (508)993-3547
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  301  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • New Bedford
    Early Learning Child Care
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    322 Maxfield Street
    New Bedford , MA , 02740
    (508)996-3774
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.8  mi  |  70  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • New Bedford
    Our Sisters' School
    All-girls | Alternative School
    145 Brownell Ave
    New Bedford , MA , 02740
    (508)994-1255
    All-girls | Alternative School
    1.2  mi  |  64  students  |  Gr.  5-8

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