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Academics Program

Overview
The Academics Program is designed to address the academic needs of students in grades K - 12 who are diagnosed with a specific learning disability and who are performing significantly below grade level. The goal of the program is to ensure maximum progress and success so that students are successful in the general education curriculum. The program is instructed using a structured, sequential, multisensory, systematic reading and language arts approach to instruction. 

Program Components
  • Low student to teacher ratio (12:2), staffed with a Certified Special Education Teacher with specialized training in Learning Disabilities and one Para-professional
  • Related Services consult to class and direct services as per the students IEP
  • Service delivery (i.e. inclusive, small group, one-to-two, or one-to-one)
  • Specially Designed Instruction designed around each student’s individual learning need
  • Students participate in lunch, recess, and other school-based activities with non-disabled peers
Program Locations

Graham and Parks School
44 Linnaean St., Cambridge 02138

Vassal Lane Upper School
197 Vassal Lane, Cambridge 02138

Cambridge Rindge & Latin School
459 Broadway, Cambridge 02138

Contact Information

Graham & Parks
Karyn Grace
Curriculum, Instructional & Inclusive Coordinator
617.349.6424
kgrace@cpsd.us

Upper School & High School
Desiree Phillips
Upper School, High School & Out of District Coordinator
617.349.6416
dphillips@cpsd.us