The New England Center For Children

  • The New England Center for Children, a school for autism located 20 miles west of Boston in Southborough, Massachusetts.
  • We are a private, nonprofit autism education center dedicated to bringing out human potential and creating productive lives for children with autism.
  • Since 1975, we have remained true to our original mission providing state-of-the-art autism education and individualized treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder, pervasive developmental disorder, and Asperger's Syndrome.
  • Our students and parents come from all areas of the country, and have varying backgrounds and family situations.
  • All families share the commitment to find and support the best possible placement for their child with Autism/PDD or other Related Disorders.
  • The New England Center for Children provides a full range of educational, residential and treatment programs designed to help children with autism and other developmental disabilities reach their full potential.
  • Our overriding goal is to provide state-of-the-art Applied Behavior Analysis when teaching children with autism, thereby increasing their abilities to function and communicate successfully with as much independence as possible.
  • Each program has been developed to address varying skills and multiple levels of functioning.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Other special emphasis association(s)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes

Student Body

Total Students204 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The New England Center For Children Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio2:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    East Walpole, MA 02032
    (508) 850-3900
    17.6 2-12
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    2.7 miles
    1 Winch St
    Framingham, MA 01701
    (508) 877-1222
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    23
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    Doctor Franklin Perkins School
    Special Education School
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    14.3 miles
    971 Main St
    Lancaster, MA 01523
    (978) 368-4980
    14.3 1-12
    158
  • Natick
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 37 students
    5.8 miles
    6 Strathmore Rd
    Natick, MA 01760
    (508) 650-5940
    5.8 1-12
    37
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    Grades: 3-12 | 80 students
    14.3 miles
    410 Totten Pond Road
    Waltham, MA 02451
    (781) 895-3200
    14.3 3-12
    80

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