Arlington School

115 Mill St, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478

Admissions Contact
  • Suzanne Loughlin
  • Director
  • 617-855-2124
Primary Approved Populations
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Bipolar
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Executive Function Disorder
  • Learning Disability
Can Support
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychotic Disorder

Day Program

5:1:0 Student:Teacher:Aide Ratio

Age Range Served: 14 - 20

Age At Admission: 14 - 18

198 Days of Daytime Operation

43 Maximum Enrollment

< 25% Students Taking MCAS ALT

The Arlington School is a private, therapeutic high school that provides specialized college preparatory educational services, clinical supports and transition planning to adolescents with substantial psychiatric needs. Arlington School's program offers a wide range of challenging academic courses; individual and small group academic work is provided in English, Creative Writing, Math, History, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy & Physiology, Psychology, French, Art, Media Arts, Performing Arts, Photography, Physical Education, Research, Film, Health, Study Skills as well as rotating electives. Access to additional courses on-line and through distance learning is supervised by a certified teacher. The clinical staff includes a psychiatric nurse, social workers, clinical psychologists and interns. Additional consultation with McLean Hospital psychiatric staff is available to students. Clinical services provided include weekly individual school counseling, crisis intervention, milieu and group counseling, and ongoing collaboration with family and community treatment teams.