When our son was enrolled in the school, Walker embraced our whole family. They welcomed us into a wonderful and supportive community and gave our family the hope we thought we had lost—with four little words: We’re here to help.
Beacon High School
A Therapeutic High School Program
Beacon High School is a fully accredited, co-educational therapeutic high school for adolescents experiencing anxiety, depression, or other emotional disorders. Beacon provides academic and specialized programs to approximately 64 students between the ages of 14 and 22 from the Greater Boston area.
Beacon High School provides a supportive and nurturing environment that addresses both emotional and academic issues in a comprehensive integrated manner for students who are experiencing significant emotional and psychological problems or learning disabilities. Students at Beacon High School benefit from comprehensive clinical services throughout the school day provided by clinicians experienced at helping adolescents who may be struggling with significant psychiatric problems.
Beacon High School provides in-the-moment therapeutic intervention in addition to weekly individual and group therapy, all designed to help students respond to stress and begin to achieve emotional, social, and academic success. Students receive an exceptional education with an enriched curriculum and high standards that challenge them to succeed. Most students are involved in creative arts such as the publication of poetry and music performance.
Adolescents who are unsuccessful in traditional high school programs achieve academic success at Beacon through the integration of therapy and academics in a safe and supportive setting. This remarkable program allows creative and resilient students to discover new talents and become the person they deserve to be.