Walker Beacon School Walker Beacon High School

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Contact Information

Walker Beacon High School
Contact: Debra McElroy, Principal of Walker Beacon School
Email Address: dmcelroy@walkercares.org
Phone: 617-993-5100
Fax: 617-484-0111

917 Belmont Street Watertown, MA 02472
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Walker Beacon School


Alternative day high school with individual and group counseling for students. Private funding accepted as well as 766 public funding.


A Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education approved private special education school, the Walker Beacon School is a coeducational therapeutic middle and high school program for students with mental health, social, and emotional challenges. Walker Beacon provides an integrated academic and therapeutic program to 65 students between the ages of 12 and 22. Throughout the school day, students benefit from comprehensive clinical services provided by experienced clinicians who are trained in a series of evidence-based practices, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution-Focused Therapy. 

Service Types

  • Schools - Day
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Mental Health
  • Transition

Populations Served

  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability
  • Phobia
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Substance Abuse
  • Tourette Syndrome

Ages Served

  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Services at School
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds