Schwartz Center For Children

Tel: (508)996-3391
Grades: PK - 12 | 44 students
The Day School is a Department of Education approved program at the Schwartz Center.
It encompasses ungraded classrooms with ages ranging from 3-22 years.
The program also includes RN's and LPN's and licensed therapeutic staff in the areas of speech/language pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and sensory integration.
Parents are encouraged to participate in classroom activities, as well as parent support groups, special events, and daily communication with classroom staff.
The program is designed to serve students with multiple disabilities who demonstrate potential for progress.
Diagnoses of our students include, but are not limited to, physical disabilities, visual impairment, hearing impairment, developmental disabilities, communication disorders, sensory-motor delays, deafblindness, and a variety of other conditions.
Educational and therapeutic service delivery is transdisciplinary, with services delivered within the classroom as well as one-on-one.
Community involvement is a strong component of the program, with opportunity for participation in aquatic therapy and hippotherapy services provided.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 44 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Stang High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Sisters' School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Friends Academy (0.9 miles away)
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  • New Bedford Our Sisters' School
    All-girls | Alternative School
    145 Brownell Ave
    New Bedford , MA , 02740
    (508)994-1255
    All-girls | Alternative School
    0.7  mi  |  64  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • North Dartmouth Bishop Stang High School
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    500 Slocum Road
    North Dartmouth , MA , 02747
    (508)996-5602
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  740  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • North Dartmouth
    Friends Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    1088 Tucker Road
    North Dartmouth , MA , 02747
    (508)999-1356
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.9  mi  |  267  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • North Dartmouth
    Kiddie Kampus Inc
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    26 Old Westport Road
    North Dartmouth , MA , 02747
    (508)991-7900
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.4  mi  |  228  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • New Bedford Nazarene Christian Academy
    (Church of the Nazarene)
    764 Hathaway Road
    New Bedford , MA , 02740
    (508)992-7944
    (Church of the Nazarene)
    1.6  mi  |  197  students  |  Gr.  NS-12

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