Schools for Children, Inc. -- Dearborn Academy and Dearborn STEP


Education: K-12 SchoolNonprofit

About Us

Schools for Children, a nonprofit, operates three schools for students with special needs (including Dearborn Academy and Dearborn STEP in Newton), an independent school, and before and after school programs.


575 Washington Street is home to Dearborn Academy an Dearborn STEP
Small classrooms and individualized attention help students with learning differences thrive at Dearborn Academy and Dearborn STEP.
Schools for Children is committed to diversity and inclusion.
Dearborn STEP offers fully in-person teaching and learning.

Rep/Contact Info

Ms. Rebecca Altepeter
Head of School
Beverly Beno
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Denise Moorehead
Marketing Specialist
Maridel Perdomo
Paul Stein
Executive Director