Submit a referral packet from programmatically responsible public school district that includes student’s current IEP, most recent educational and psychological evaluations, and immunizations.
Programs and Services:
The Center School provides an intensive educational environment for elementary, middle, and high school aged children. OT, PT, S/L and recreational therapies are offered with psycho-educational groups and case management. We are a private day special needs school approved by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
The Center School is located on a 2.5 acre campus, 10 miles north of Springfield, in Holyoke, MA. The school is easily accessed from Routes 91, 90, 5 and 391.
History and Philosophy:
The Center School was founded in 1994 to afford children with complex educational presentations a community-based learning environment. Working with families and human service providers, the Center School strives to educate students using the open systems theory, a multi-systemic approach to education.
- Enrollment: M/F Current: 82
- Ages Served: 5–22
- Ages Eligible For Admission: 5–22
- Program: Day/Summer
- Staff/Pupil Ratio: 1:2
- Month’s Open: 12
- Days Open: 220 with vacation camp
- programming available upon request
Additional educational resources and policies are listed below: