Life Experience School

2 North Main
Sherborn, MA 01770
Tel: (508)650-3659
  • The Life Experience Program at Strawberry Fields is for students between 15 and 21 years of age who require a supportive, individualized, small group setting.
  • This program provides a unique transitional placement from inpatient or day program settings to a less restrictive environment.
  • Students benefiting from this program might have epilepsy, secondary emotional, eating disorders and/or educational challenges such as: ADD, depression, learning disabilities, or other issues affecting self esteem and success in traditional school settings.
  • Our goal is to instill in students a greater sense of self-respect and confidence while helping them complete the requirements for their high school diploma or reentry into their community.
  • Students explore their strengths and develop compassion for themselves and others within a stable, accepting, yet challenging atmosphere.
  • Program offers a nurturing and supportive environment in which students may discover hidden strengths and talents, Individualized educational plans with input of family and caregivers, Support for those making the transition from inpatient or day programs back into their communities, Opportunities to build compassion and empowerment through service to others, A staff experienced in boosting the adolescent's confidence and self-esteem.
  • Involvement at The Life Experience School begins for each student, at the time of admission, with an inclination toward peacemaking and desire to explore their own compassion and empathy in service to others.
  • Together, peacemaking and service become the guiding themes of the educational experience for each student.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedNursery/Preschool

Student Body

Total Students12 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Middlesex County, MA is $15,967 for elementary schools and $34,902 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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