Stetson School, An affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation

455 South St. P.O. Box 309,
Barre, MA, 01005-0105
Tel: (978)355-4541
Grades: 3 - 12 | 99 students
Stetson School’s licensed special education residential treatment program serves boys and young men with sexual behavior problems.
Stetson’s 40-Week Core Foundation Program is student-centered, recognizing and treating each student as a whole person whose sexually troubling behaviors are one part of a much larger complex of emotion, behavioral, and social issues.
The goal of the 40-Week Core Foundation Program is to provide students with concrete elements of treatment, each of which serves as building block for students to continue to engage in treatment in the least restrictive environments possible.
The 40-Week Core Foundation Program is a structured psychoeducational and cognitive-behavioral program that teaches students important ideas, insights, and behaviors related to the development and elimination of sexually abusive and sexually troubled behavior.
Because treatment and healing does not occur in a linear fashion, and varies from individual to individual, lengths of stay are individualized based on student’s needs and the goals of the treatment team, referral source and the guardian.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 3 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild to Severe Learning Disabilities
Year Founded 1899

Student Body

Total Students 99 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 46%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Stetson School, An affiliate of Seven Hills Foundation Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 30%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Contact Stetson Admissions Department for specific rate information
Acceptance Rate 50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kathleen O'Connor
Admissions Associate Seanna O'Brien


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball, WeightliftingBasketballFlag Football,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Recreation Therapy Art Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy,
Recreation Therapy,

School Notes:

    • Sexually Reactive Children,
    • Adolescent Sexual Abusers,
    • Healthy Sexuality for Adolescents,
    • Alternative Learning Program (IQ range 55-80),
    • 8 Week Assessment,
    • Youth Extended Services for Vocational & Transition Training with Young Adults.

    Profile last updated: 10/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eagle Hill School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley View School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Appleseed Montessori School (7 miles away)
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