Comprehensive clinical and academic assessment

Serving Grades 5-12

Staff:student ratio of 1:3

Promoting respect, trust and responsibility

School Year 2020-2021

Dearborn STEP assessment is back and in full swing offering full in-person learning with the safety and security of our students and staff as our guide. We are currently taking referrals for middle school and high school. Learn more. 

Why Step?

Dearborn STEP assessment, located in Newton, Mass., provides a comprehensive clinical, therapeutic assessment for students in Grades 5-12 for up to 40 school days. We turn what seems to be a crisis into an opportunity for a fresh start in learning.


Accepting referrals for the 2020-2021 school year.

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Alert: STEP Offers Full-Week In-Person Learning

The school year has begun at Dearborn STEP assessment with in-person learning. We are currently accepting new students in our middle school and high school programs.


Please contact Director Laura Rice with questions that you may have about our schedule and to learn how we are helping students thrive in this new environment. Find out more about our schedule with important dates and timelines.