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Curtis Blake Day School

Private | 2-8 | 78 students

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $95,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $880.

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4 stars

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Posted March 18, 2014

Good school for students with learning disabilities, however, they are overly rigid and inflexible. I plan to send my grandchild to White Oaks when he enters the fourth grade. They have more extra curricular activities and are more child friendly.


Posted April 9, 2009

This is a great school for students with a learning disability.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 18, 2008

Curtis Blake is amazing school for children wit hlearning disabilities. I don't know what I would have done without them!
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 99% 69%
Hispanic 1% 15%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 5%
Black 0% 8%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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Special education / special needs

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  • Special education
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  • Specific learning disabilities

Health & athletics

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  • Gym
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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Linda Gillen, M.Ed.
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
Gender
  • Coed
Special schedule
  • Block scheduling
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Affiliation
  • Nonsectarian
Associations
  • CEC
Fax number
  • (413) 205-3915

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Core knowledge
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Special ed
  • Special education
  • Special eduction
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Specific learning disabilities

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Remediation
School facilities
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Playground
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979 Dickinson St
Springfield, MA 01108
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Phone: (413) 205-3960

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