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461 River Road
Andover, MA 01810

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(978) 654-4312
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    Special Education
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15 reviews

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Grateful to: Parent
Submitted by a parent · February 16, 2016
Thanks to the parents and former staff that have shared their experiences of Melmark. I thought it was an anomaly that my child developed so many concerning problems. Knowing that this is not unusual is strangely comforting.

Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective
Submitted by a parent · February 16, 2016
Based on results, the teachers are ineffective. The Melmark designated "expert" in augmentative technology admitted incompetence, demonstrated an inferior understanding of the technology to me. The IEP reports claim progress, but careful reading... more

Amount of homework: Not enough
Submitted by a parent · February 16, 2016
I have never seen any sort of homework or assignments come from Melmark. There is no evidence that there is more than dog training done in the class rooms and most often the children are "kept" with some mindless activity, like watching TV.

Develops grit: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · February 16, 2016
From what I and others have seen, this is a dumbing program that prepares children for a life in an institution. They infantilize students and make wild claims about how they can walk in the woods, as though that is an accomplishment. There is... more

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Melmark New England
461 River Road, Andover, MA  01810
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. (978) 654-4312
Last modified Melmark New England is a Private school
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