Boston Higashi School

  • Boston Higashi School, Inc. is the international program serving children and young adults with autism.
  • Our philosophy is based upon the world-renowned tenets of Daily Life Therapy® developed by the late Dr. Kiyo Kitahara of Tokyo, Japan.
  • This method provides children with systematic education through group dynamics, the intermingling of academics and technology, art, music and physical education.
  • The goal of this educational approach is for individuals to achieve social independence and dignity, and to benefit from and contribute to society.
  • It also provides a model of education that views the individual with autism as a person who should be nurtured through education and relationships.
  • Our Mission is to help children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder learn to reach their full potential through the application of the methodology of Daily Life Therapy®.
  • This unique educational philosophy incorporates a broad and balanced curriculum including academics, art, music, physical education, computer technology and social education.
  • Students take on challenges, learn to overcome obstacles and gain confidence from their own success.
  • This process allows our students to develop a love for learning so they may fully enjoy their family, community, and all that life has to offer.
  • As each student grows and learns, their personality and individual character matures allowing them to benefit from and most importantly contribute to society as adults.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12
Year Founded1987

Student Body

Total Students72 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeBoston Higashi School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio2:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorAmy Carter

School Notes

  • Boston Higashi School, Inc. is the international program serving children and young adults with autism. Our philosophy is based upon the world-renowned tenets of Daily Life Therapy® developed by the late Dr. Kiyo Kitahara of Tokyo, Japan. This method provides children with systematic education through group dynamics, the intermingling of academics and technology, art, music and physical education. The goal of this educational approach is for individuals to achieve social independence and dignity, and to benefit from and contribute to society. It provides a model of education that views the individual with autism as a person who should be nurtured through education and relationships. Our Mission is to help children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder learn to reach their full potential through the application of the methodology of Daily Life Therapy®. This unique educational philosophy incorporates a broad and balanced curriculum including academics, art, music, physical education, computer technology and social education. Students take on challenges, learn to overcome obstacles and gain confidence from their own success. This process allows our students to develop a love for learning so they may fully enjoy their family, community, and all that life has to offer. As each student grows and learns, their personality and individual character matures allowing them to benefit from and most importantly contribute to society as adults.
Show me:
People Also ViewedPeople Also Viewed Nearby SchoolsNearby Schools
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Prides Crossing
    Landmark School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 310 students
    28.5 miles
    429 Hale St Box 227
    Prides Crossing, MA 01965
    (978)236-3010
    28.59-12
    310
  • Acton
    The Victor School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 60 students
    28.6 miles
    380 Massachusetts Avenue
    Acton, MA 01720
    (978)266-1991
    28.68-12
    60
  • Watertown
    Beacon High School
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS
    15.3 miles
    917 Belmont St
    Watertown, MA 02472
    (617)993-5100
    15.3NS
    n/a
  • Brockton
    Grades: K-12 | 48 students
    8.7 miles
    596 Summer St
    Brockton, MA 02302
    (508)588-8800
    8.7K-12
    48
  • Arlington
    Dearborn Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 148 students
    16.1 miles
    34 Winter St
    Arlington, MA 02474
    (781)641-5992
    16.11-12
    148

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
October 18, 2017
The Seattle area is home to many fine private schools as well as to major companies such as Microsoft, Boeing and Starbucks.
September 30, 2017
Scandals in private school are bound to raise questions for those of us thinking about sending our children to private school. Regardless of how sensational these scandals may appear, they are actually few and far between.
September 29, 2017
Parents have many reasons for deciding to take their children out of public school and enrolling them in private school. This circumstance is something which can happen at any stage of your child's education.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Norfolk County, MA is $7,909 for elementary schools and $27,076 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Norfolk County, MA is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).