Italian Home For Children

  • Our IHC private day school provides a variety of educationalservices to day and residential students.
  • The following are services provided by theschool: Highlystructured special education services Individual andsmallgroupinstructionSmall class size Academic focusSpecialized services in reading, speech and occupational therapy.Diagnosticevaluations.Structured, positive behavior management. 8Week Summer School Program Extended Day ProgramAfter school ProgramSchoolVacationProgramInclusion servicesTransition Services.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAll: Call for specific information
Year Founded1919
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students34 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
65%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Italian Home For Children Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Dance, Flag Football, Indoor Soccer, SwimmingBaseballBasketball,
DanceFlag Football,
Indoor SoccerSwimming,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Community Athletics, Swimming

School Notes

  • Our IHC private day school provides a varietyofeducationalservices to day and residential students .
  • The following are services provided by theschool:Highlystructured special education services Individual andsmallgroupinstruction Small class size Academic focusSpecializedservices inreading, speech, and occupational therapyDiagnosticevaluationsStructured, positive behavior management 8Week SummerSchoolProgram Extended Day Program After school ProgramSchoolVacationProgram Inclusion services Transition Services.
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    Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 80 students
    7.9 miles
    1968 Central Ave
    Needham, MA 02492
    (781) 449-4500
    7.9 K-8
    80
  • Lexington
    Cotting School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 105 students
    10 miles
    453 Concord Ave
    Lexington, MA 02421
    (781) 862-7323
    10 PK-12
    105
  • Needham Heights
    Riverside School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 11 students
    4.9 miles
    255 Highland Ave
    Needham Heights, MA 02494
    (508) 422-9250
    4.9 7-12
    11
  • Newton
    Dearborn Academy
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 95 students
    5.2 miles
    575 WASHINGTON STREET
    Newton, MA 02458
    (781) 641-5992
    5.2 4-12
    95
  • Waltham
    Milestones Day School
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 3-12 | 80 students
    9.4 miles
    410 Totten Pond Road
    Waltham, MA 02451
    (781) 895-3200
    9.4 3-12
    80

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