James F Farr Academy

  • Farr Academy is a therapeutic day school serving students in grades 7 through 12 with a range of emotional and learning problems.
  • We provide an array of services that meet the individual strengths and weaknesses of each student.
  • Skilled teacher/counselors, small structured classes, group and individualized curriculum aligned to the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks, one-to-one tutoring as needed, and college preparatory courses provide a comprehensive approach to meet the diverse needs presented by students.
  • In addition, we offer multi-faceted physical and outdoor education, woodworking, studio art and an intensive school-to-career program.
  • Counseling and non-judgmental, non-punitive problem solving meetings are used to teach decision making as well as problem solving skills, through reflection and discussion.
  • Additionally, the teaching of techniques and strategies to effectively manage anxiety, stress, frustration and anger are threaded throughout the program.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12

Student Body

Total Students28 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
74%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeJames F Farr Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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