Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, The Glenholme School provides a comprehensive curriculum for students of all ability levels that leads to a high school diploma. College preparatory courses are labeled with course content titles. Courses for students with moderate specialized learning needs are denoted with the term “core” as in Core Algebra. These courses reflect modifications made to make the course materials and learning more accessible. Courses for students with greater learning needs carry the label “applied” as in Applied English. These courses provide greater modifications for text complexity, pacing, expectations and teacher assistance.
At Glenholme, a strategies approach to learning is utilized with all students. Based on individual strengths and weaknesses, specific strategies are instructed and supported throughout the education program. The approach incorporates strategies for organization, study skills, note taking, reading decoding and comprehension, pre-writing and writing, problem solving, test taking, technology use, cooperative group process, task completion and mathematical systems. Whenever necessary, teachers modify instructional materials and their instruction to meet each student’s present learning style and ability.