Laura Baker School

     Tel: (507)645-8866
Grades: PK - 12 | 8 students
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Welcome to Laura Baker!
Laura Baker School provides education to students with developmental disabilities (nonresidential as well as residential) in a nurturing and private setting.
The regular school program runs from September through June.
Students from age 5 to 22 receive individualized training in basic academics and skill development for daily living, community access and future vocational opportunities.
A summer school program runs from June through August, allowing students to maintain their learning while concentrating on leisure and social skills.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Developmentally Disabled
Year Founded 1897

Student Body

Total Students 8 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Laura Baker School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Jane Fenton
Admissions Associate Jan McCorkell

School Notes:

  • LAURA BAKER SCHOOL OFFERS: Strong Academics, Personal & vocational training, Individual educational plans reviewed every six months, a psychological evaluation every three years, assistance with vocational placement upon graduation.
  • Educational Services ACADEMICS: Reading, spelling, vocabulary, math, art, physical education, individualized curriculum. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: Daily living skills, personal care, community access, vocational training. ENRICHMENT: Field trips, shopping, leisure activities. Additional services such as health monitoring, behavior management or psychological assessments are available if needed. Fees are negotiated based on services requested.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Shattuck St. Mary's (9.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Dominic Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Northfield Montessori (1 miles away)
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