Doctor Franklin Perkins School

UPDATED: June 21, 2021

Perkins is a comprehensive human service agency providing academic, vocational, and clinical services for children, adolescents, adults and seniors and their families since 1896. Located on more than 100 scenic acres in Lancaster, Mass., our mission is to promote meaningful and sustained well-being for children, youth and adults facing educational, developmental, or mental health challenges. Each year Perkins serves more than 1,000 people across five programs. Our largest service division, Dr. Franklin Perkins School, provides K-12 Day, Residential (ages 6-22), and Adult Transition Program (ages 18-22) services that offer education, clinical support and skill building to youth with special needs. Approximately one third of our student population has an autism spectrum diagnosis. Perkins is licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care, and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Perkins is also accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

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Doctor Franklin Perkins School
971 Main St.
Lancaster, MA 01523
United States






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