Small Classes and Specialized Support
Clarke’s innovative K-8 Program offers specialized classrooms at both the Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech flagship site on Round Hill Road in Northampton, MA (kindergarten – sixth grade), and Hampshire Regional High School in Westhampton, MA (seventh and eighth grades).
The program offers Clarke’s kindergarten through sixth grade students opportunities to take part in activities with their peers with typical hearing. And by being located within a mainstream high school, Clarke’s middle school students are able to alternate between their own class time and shared time at lunch, gym, free time, art, music and sports with their peers. This gradual and controlled exposure to a mainstream setting helps prepare students for success in high school and beyond.
Clarke K-8 students are taught by masters-level teachers of the deaf; receive speech and language therapy; and have access to on-site audiological support. Very small classroom sizes provide individualized attention, and classrooms are designed for the unique acoustical needs of children with hearing loss. All classes follow the Massachusetts curriculum.
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Dear Clarke students and families, On behalf of the Clarke Team, I want to welcome you to the 2021-22 school and program year! We are ready to guide, teach, mentor, support and coach you, alongside the hundreds of infants, toddlers,