Schools for Children

Operating seven thriving schools and programs in Massachusetts

Dearborn Academy

A Massachusetts 766-approved school

Lesley Ellis School

A program of Schools for Children

Seaport Academy

A Massachusetts 766-approved school for young men

Dearborn STEP

A program of Schools for Children

SFC Extended Learning

A program of Schools for Children

Different Choices Transition Fair, September 2022

Every student deserves the chance to accomplish ambitious learning goals, develop social-emotional literacy, and be supported by caring adults. Schools for Children’s seven programs – each serving a unique student population – help students define and achieve success.

What’s New

8 Best Practices for Building Effective Leadership Teams

A well-functioning leadership team is an essential component of any school's success. Here are eight instructive themes for effective team building.

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Higher Education for Students with Autism and Other Disabilities: What’s the Best Fit?

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DESE Issues Final Report

Dearborn and Seaport get all positive feedback for their Six-Year DESE Program Reviews.

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