Licensure and Accreditations


The Doctor Franklin Perkins School possesses licensure and accreditations as a special education day and residential co-ed therapeutic school located in Lancaster, Massachusetts.  Perkins is licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care, and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  In addition to serving children and adolescents from Massachusetts, Perkins is also licensed by eight other states: Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Accreditationneasc Licensure and Accreditations

New England Association of Schools and Colleges
17 Professional and Educational Affiliations

Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan

laBullying_tnThe Perkins school and residential communities are committed to providing all students with a safe learning and living environment that is free from bullying, retaliation, and cyber-bullying. This commitment is an integral part of our comprehensive efforts to promote learning, and to prevent and eliminate all forms of bullying and other harmful and disruptive behavior that can impede the learning process.

Please take a moment to review our Bullying Prevention and Intervention Plan to learn about the actions we take to keep this commitment and foster a nurturing educational environment.