The Austen Riggs Center is a therapeutic community, open psychiatric hospital, and center for education and research, promoting resilience and self-direction... MORE >>
Our Mission is to help children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder learn to reach their full potential through... MORE >>
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. We have... MORE >>
The Evergreen Center was founded in 1982 by Dr. Robert F. Littleton, Jr. to provide day and residential treatment services... MORE >>
Welcome to Chamberlain International School, a co-educational therapeutic boarding and day school, serving students ages 11-22 from Massachusetts, across the... MORE >>
Founded in 1913, Gould Farm is the first residential community in the nation dedicated to helping adults with mental health... MORE >>
Our goal is to help students develop self-management and executive functioning skills so that they can lead full lives as... MORE >>
The Judge Rotenburg Center is a special needs day and residential school located in Canton, Massachusetts licensed to serve ages five... MORE >>
May Institute is a nonprofit organization that provides educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services to children and adults with autism.This... MORE >>
Stetson School is a nationally accredited, fully licensed, Chapter 766-approved Residential Treatment Program for boys, ages 9-22, who can benefit... MORE >>
There are no requirements for Accreditation, Registration or Licensing for private schools in Massachusetts. Approval is mandatory and requires proof that nonpublic schools equal the instruction, curriculum and progress of public schools. Private schools do not require official certification for their teachers.
There is no official mandate for the curriculum of a nonpublic school in Massachusetts, however, it is generally understood that courses should be taught with “thoroughness and efficiency”.
Nonpublic schools are required to educated all students on the statewide anti-hazing policy and criminal background checks shall be performed on all employees and volunteers with access to students.