The Guild For Human Services

411 Waverley Oaks Rd Ste 104,
Waltham, MA, 02452-0215
Tel: (781)893-6000
Grades: 4 - 12 | 70 students
The Guild for Human Services is a community-based, day and residential school specializing in vocational and life preparation for students with a diverse array of developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders, including nonverbal students and students with mental health diagnoses.  Hallmarks of The Guild experience include individualized instruction, neighborhood-based residences and paying jobs for students - where they learn the satisfaction of being contributing members of society.  

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 4 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Complex special needs

Student Body

Total Students 70 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 36%
State avg.: 21%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Katherine Canada
Admissions Associate Eileen Schwalm

School Notes:

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cns/pathways Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Kendall School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Belmont Day School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Belmont The Kendall School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    Po Box 17
    Belmont , MA , 02478
    (617)484-4634
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.6  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Belmont
    Arlington School
    Special Education School
    115 Mill St
    Belmont , MA , 02478
    (617)855-2124
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Belmont
    Cns/pathways Academy
    Special Education School
    115 Mill St
    Belmont , MA , 02478
    (617)855-2847
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  29  students  |  Gr.  2-12
  • Watertown Beacon High School
    Special Education School
    917 Belmont St
    Watertown , MA , 02472
    (617)993-5100
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  64  students  |  Gr.  UG
  • Watertown
    The Home For Little Wandekrs-o
    Special Education School
    917 Belmont Street
    Watertown , MA , 02472
    (617)993-5006
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  27  students  |  Gr.  11

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