Pathways Strategic Teaching Center is a comprehensiveeducationand treatment program in Rhode Island, which serviceschildren withautism and other developmental disorders.
The strategies are based on the principles of behavioranalysisand provides scientifically validated,evidenced-based,individualized treatment to individuals andfamilies across school,home and community.
Pathways also provides consultation and training servicestocommunities within the Southern New England Region.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 65 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
ASD, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Social/Emotional and Behavioral, Speech and Language Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury and other Health-Related Impairments
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
65 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Pathways Strategic Teaching Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Pathways education and treatment strategies are based ontheprinciples of Applied Behavior Analysis, an organizedandsystematic approach that has been demonstrated effectiveinbuilding skills as well as assessing and treating problembehavior.Individually tailored curricula address speech andlanguage,pre-academic and academic skills, daily living andself-careskills, play and social skills, and assessment andtreatment ofchallenging behavior. A one-to-one ratio of teachers tostudents istypically utilized, although small and large groupactivities maybe provided for students who achieve the skills tolearn in suchsettings. A comprehensive system of student evaluationallows fordaily refinement of student lessons.Pathways teachingstaff receiveregular supervision and training from Master's andDoctoral levelbehavior analysts to ensure teaching and treatmentintegrity.Pathways also provides regular consultation to parentsand localeducational agencies to assist in generalizing progresstoenvironments beyond the classroom.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 65 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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