The Fall River Deaconess Home provides comprehensive educational services for students ages 11-22. Behavioral strategies, positive interventions, and academic supports provide the predictability, structure, and consistency is necessary for success in the classroom. Educational programming at the Fall River Deaconess Home follows Common Core Standards and Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education curriculum frameworks. The Deaconess Home uses both formal and informal assessments to track competency in the areas of math, writing, and reading. The teaching team collects data and reports on student progress and maintains regular contact with each student’s home district, including attendance in all program progress reviews, IEP and discharge planning meetings and in order to ensure consistency, communication and continued academic success for the student in the program and into their next chapter. Students have an educational plan that identifies their individual strengths, as well as areas of opportunity in order to achieve short and long-term academic success.