The Walker School

1968 Central Ave,
Needham, MA, 02492-0249
     Tel: (781)449-4500
Grades: K - 8 | 80 students
Walker is a multi service agency that serves children and youth from ages 3-22.
Our Needham campus has a therapuetic day school for children ages 5-14, we have a ICBAT(hospital diversion) for children 3-13, a residential program, group home, after school and respite services.
 
Walker has a highschool located in Watertown, MA, called Beacon Highschool which serves youth that are 14-22.
 
Walker Partnerships works in over 60 school districts thoughout the commonwealth to build capacity in the public schools, provide consultation and evaluation as well as provide services to prevent out of district placements.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Many LD related issues

Student Body

Total Students 80 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade The Walker School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $82,000
Tuition Notes Rates are authorized by OSD for both day and residential services
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lisa Danovitch

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dana Hall School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tenacre Country Day School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Tenacre Country Day School (2.1 miles away)
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