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    Justice Resource Institute: Anchor Academy

    Justice Resource Institute: Anchor Academy


    • Listing Type: Private Schools
    • Residency: Day
    • Type: Therapeutic
    • Grades Offered: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, College
    • Country: United States
    • Enrollment: 42
    • Special Needs Served: Therapeutic
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    Anchor Academy is a special education, therapeutic day school that serves students aged 10-22. Anchor Academy operates as an extended year, 11 month academic program, with an optional summer experience. Certified special education teachers provide students with a curriculum that is aligned with the Massachusetts Curriculum Framework. The curriculum prepares students for high school graduation and transition to post-secondary education, career or vocational training.

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    • Focus: Anchor Academy provides a safe, supportive, and structured learning environment for students who require individualized interventions to meet their social, emotional, and educational goals.
    • Ages: 10-22
    • Genders: Male, female, transgender, non-conforming.
    • Capacity: Anchor Academy provides small, structured classroom settings with a student-teacher ratio of 6:1.

    Anchor Academy promotes a transformational learning experience for students who require alternative pathways for educational and emotional success and growth.The clinical framework provides students with opportunities to increase self-awareness, develop skills needed to regulate, and access various levels of educational and emotional support.

    School Mission Statement:

    Anchor Academy exists to provide challenging academics in a safe and supportive therapeutic rich environment.  Through a strengths-based approach, we offer a transformational learning experience that fosters resiliency and prepares students to become skilled, informed, and responsible citizens.  We design our program around anchoring our students with the supports they require to successfully achieve their academic, social, and emotional goals.