The Groden Center

  • The Groden Center Day and Residential Programs enhance the lives of children and youth with autism, behavioral disorders, and developmental disabilities, and their families.
  • We foster greater independence and inclusion through provision of intensive learning and living environments where our students can achieve a balance across all life skills.
  • The Center is dedicated to understanding the developmental needs of its children and youth, investigating the most effective educational and treatment strategies, and contributing this information to the related fields.
  • The Groden Center Day and Residential Programs provide a broad range of individualized services in the most normal and least restrictive settings possible.
  • Instruction is provided in functional skill development, communication, emotional and social development, physical and recreational skills, domestic responsibilities, community awareness, adaptive living skill and vocational education.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Inquire with school

Student Body

Total Students85 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 22%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Providence
    The Providence Center School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 70 students
    0 miles
    520 Hope St
    Providence, RI 02906
    (401) 276-4531
    0 PK-12
    70
  • Coventry
    Pathways Strategic Teaching Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 65 students
    15.1 miles
    75 Centre Of New England Blvd
    Coventry, RI 02816
    (401) 615-2775
    15.1 PK-12
    65
  • Lincoln
    The Spurwink School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 28 students
    5.1 miles
    365 River Rd
    Lincoln, RI 02865
    (401) 781-4380
    5.1 K-12
    28
  • Riverside
    Bradley School-east Providence
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 281 students
    3.8 miles
    1011 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
    Riverside, RI 02915
    (401) 432-1169
    3.8 K-12
    281
  • Rumford
    The Wolf School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-8 | 65 students
    2.7 miles
    215 Ferris Avenue
    Rumford, RI 02916
    (401) 432-9940
    2.7 K-8
    65

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