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Huntington Alternative School

John Lander, Principal

Melanie Dobson, Assistant Principal


The mission of the Huntington Alternative School is to provide a safe, nurturing environment that challenges and supports all students while recognizing their individual needs. We strive to combine a district-aligned curriculum with highly structured behavior management programs and therapeutic support services that meet the needs of our diverse learners. This nurturing environment is designed to encourage students to become lifelong learners and productive citizens.

1121 Warren Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Hours: 7:20 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
TEL. 508-580-7235
FAX 508-580-7081

About Us

Huntington Alternative School Offers ...

  • Specialized instruction for special needs students in Grades 3-12.
  • Comprehensive Psychological Services including 24-hour wrap-around support.
  • School-wide Behavior Support Plan providing rewards and support daily.
  • Vocational Planning/Training coordinated in partnership with Training Resources of America, Inc.
  • Weekly activities that emphasize the development of a sense of community.

Contact Us

John Lander: 508-580-7235

Assistant Principal:
Melanie Dobson: 508-580-7235

Administrative Assistant:
Michelle Sheehan: 508-580-7203 | FAX 508-580-7083

Absentee Call-In Line: 508-580-7203
Department Head of Therapeutic Support:
Vincent Cerce: 508-580-7205
Guidance Counselor: 508-580-7205
School Nurse: 508-580-7206
School Adjustment Counselor: 508-580-7205
Therapeutic Services: 508-580-7205

Resources for Parents

The Huntington Alternative School is committed to providing parents, families and community members with resources to help them support their students. We welcome input and offer the following materials as a starting point. If you have questions, concerns or seek additional referrals, please contact our main office.

Plymouth County District Attorney's Office Resource Guide

What is Mental Health? Booklet - English

What is Mental Health? Booklet - Portuguese

The "Huntington Gazette" Newsletter

Coming Soon!

Huntington Alternative School Report Card & Overview