ABOUT REED ACADEMY

Our History

 

Started by Ed and Reesa Cohen in 1975 as Camp Sunshine, a camp for students with emotional difficulties, Reed Academy serves boys in a highly structured and therapeutic environment with a goal of returning each of our students to the least restrictive learning and living environment.  

 

Located in a quiet and beautiful residential area of Framingham, Massachusetts, Reed Academy offers an extended day school program to serve children with a variety of educational levels and emotional needs, and has an open enrollment throughout our 12 month program. Reed Academy is a small school that services males between the age of seven and eighteen. 

 

Our belief is that a strong connection between the students and staff can allow for the greatest growth.  Our staff is committed to making each student and their families feel safe, understood, heard, respected, and valued.

 

Our Staff

Our staff includes the Executive Director/Special Education Administrator, certified Special Education Teachers, Teacher Specialists, School Psychologist, Licensed Social Workers, Certified Mental Health Counselors, Speech/ Social Skills Pragmatics Teacher, Adaptive Physical Education Instructor, Registered Nurse, Direct Care Staff, part time Occupational Therapist, Program Coordinator and Office Staff.  We pride ourselves on our staff’s dedication and many years of service to the children of Reed Academy. 

 

To ensure progress and success, our average staff/student ratio is 1:4. Frequent one to one tutoring and close supervision are part of our program.

Approved School Codes

Reed Academy School ID #01000860

Our school programs are approved by the MA Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education.  

    50800001 Day Program

  

Accreditation
  • Department of Early Education and Care

  • Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

  • Department of Children and Families

  • Department of Mental Health

Reed Academy     1 Winch Street     Framingham, MA     508-877-1222

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