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1. The Lawrenceville School
Courses / Programs
Located in Lawrenceville NJ, just 5 miles south of Princeton, The Lawrenceville School is a four-year co-educational boarding and day school serving Grades 9-12.

Lawrenceville seeks bright, motivated, and curious students who possess imagination, energy, a willingness to take risks, a concern for others, and a commitment to academic and personal growth.

At Lawrenceville, we strive to provide a multicultural environment where students from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to learn from, with and about one another. Lawrentians are part of a community where beliefs, be they cultural, ethnic, or religious, are both supported and challenged.

Because Lawrenceville receives many more applications from prospective students than there are spaces available, the Admission Committee is unfortunately not able to accommodate all applicants who are qualified.
Co-educational Day & Boarding Programs for Students in Grades 9-12:

Core subjects include:
- English
- History
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Language
- Mathematics
- Performing Arts
- Religion & Philosophy
- Science
- Visual Arts...
2. Purnell School, New Jersey
Courses / Programs
The Purnell School is a private, all-girls boarding high school in Pottersville, Somerset County NJ, an hour west of New York City and two hours north of Philadelphia.

At Purnell, every girl "sits in the front row." Teachers practice what works best for girls and teach their classes in interesting, interactive ways.

As a result, girls are engaged in learning and they feel successful in the classroom. At Purnell, girls are encouraged to try new things and when they do they feel the support of their peers and teachers.

Purnell is a place where one can grow into the woman she is meant to be, find a college that is right for her and learn important values to help her live a meaningful life. Be yourself, explore your strengths, find success, discover Purnell.
Quality Boarding High School Programs for Girls:

- High School Program for girls in Grades 9-12

- Academic subjects include English, History, Math & Science

- Enrichment Self-Discovery Program

- Studio and Performing Arts Program

- Athletics Program
3. THINK Global School
Courses / Programs
With our headquarters in New York City, THINK Global School is the world’s first global, traveling high school! There is no other school like TGS on the planet.

Designed for 10-12th Grade students from New Jersey, the U.S. and around the globe, our school year consists of 3 terms, each held in a different country. Our students have the unique opportunity to delve into the history and culture of these fantastic international locations.

Authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, our mission is to provide a challenging academic experience for multinational students in a multicultural learning environment, with a specific focus on engaging with the local culture in each of our host cities.

During the academic year 2014-15, we are in New Zealand, Costa Rica & Greece, while in previous years we have been situated in Australia, Sweden, Japan, China, Germany, Argentina, and the U.S. among others.

TGS students are competitively selected from all corners of the globe and all walks of life. Together they are a miniature United Nations, representing more than 20 different countries of citizenship and a diverse range of experiences, talents and interests.

THINK Global School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges.

Expert Testimonial:
"The collective energy that the students at TGS possess is remarkable. Somehow, the more places they go and things they do, the more energy they have!… It is such an inspiration!"
- TGS Residential Advisor
International Traveling High School Program for Students in Grades 10-12:

- Pre-IB Program (Grade 10)
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (Grades 11-12)

- Taught in small classes by experienced & dedicated teachers

- All subjects are inspired by the location & designed to combine learning with a wealth of cultural experiences.

- Rich program of curriculum-linked field research, guest lectures, and workshops in each city

- Classroom instruction is student-driven, with emphasis on investigative inquiry and deliberative dialogue
4. Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
Courses / Programs
Located in northwestern Montana, Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI) is an accredited, family-run, therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens (boys and girls) ages 13-18.

We welcome students from New Jersey, across the United States, and students from around the world (TWAI is authorized to issue 1-20's for international students).

In our beautiful, peaceful, and safe location, we combine the benefits of a therapeutic boarding school, a wilderness program, and a residential treatment center (RTC).

TWAI has been serving struggling teens and their families since 2002, with an exceptional degree of success.

We provide an extremely high standard of therapeutic treatment to our students, and offer help for the following presenting issues: poor academic performance, behavioral problems, addictions, low self-worth, spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, and attachment disorders among others.

With a passion for helping young people in crisis, our clinical, educational, and operations staff are among the best in the country.

We are a small program (40 students) which means that we are able to provide a truly unique and customized approach for every student.

Typically our on site student to staff ratio is 5:1. The average stay at our residential treatment center is 12 months.

Parent Testimonial:
"We feel reassured that our son Chad is in good hands being guided onto the right track...We are really beginning to get our son back again! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
Therapeutic Boarding School
For troubled teens ages 13-18

- Middle School Program
- High School Program
- Credit Recovery
- Accelerated Learning
- College Preparation/ AP Classes
- SAT/ACT Testing Center
- Anti-Bullying Program

We also provide a GED program, and college courses.

We create a customized program for each student that requires a minimum of 3 months. However, best results for lasting success are realized through 6+ months of treatment.

TWAI graduates average a 3.5 GPA. It is common for a student to complete 1.5 years of course work in 1 year.
Updated: 2015-07-31
Updated: 2015-07-31
5. Blair Academy
Courses / Programs
Blair Academy is a private, co-educational boarding school for Grades 9 through 12 in Blairstown, Warren County NJ.

We offer a demanding college preparatory curriculum with small classes, a wide range of honors and advanced placement course offerings, individually tailored independent study programs, teachers with advanced subject area degrees, and facilities dedicated to learning – from language labs and computer rooms to art studios.

We are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

The dorm becomes literally the students’ “home away from home.” Most students share living areas with roommates, though a few single rooms are available. The Housemaster and other dormitory faculty play a unique role in residential life.

While academic preparation is central to the Blair experience, we believe in our student life curriculum and emphasize leadership, service, and the ability to live in a residential community as essential elements of a student’s education.
Co-educational Boarding Programs for Grades 9-12:

- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, fine arts, foreign languages, history, math, performing arts, science, religion
- Electives include asian studies, architecture, roman history, economics, video production, mandarin Chinese and marine science
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses ACT and SAT
- Summer Reading & Foreign Language Assignments
- Trips Abroad
- International students welcome
6. Peddie School
Courses / Programs
Located just 50 miles from New York City in Hightstown NJ, Peddie School is a private, coeducational, college preparatory boarding and day school offering Grades 9-12.

Pioneering the use of wireless technology and a discovery-based science program, the school has increasingly seen its mission as leading the future of American education. Our academic program continues to transform itself and grow in meeting the demands of an ever-changing world.

Ninety percent of our faculty and their families live on campus, acting as role models and also getting to know students as individuals. Twice each week, family-style dinners bring the students, adults and children of our community together for a meal and conversation.

While day students are free to make use of dorm lounges for studying or relaxing, there are also several options for free time - including the library, the Masland room, and a variety of study and lounge areas around the campus.

Peddie School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Co-eduational Day & Boarding Programs for students in Grades 9-12:

Core subjects include:
- Mathematics
- Science
- Arts
- English
- History
- Language
- Community Life
- Physical Activities
- College Counseling
- Technology
- Academic Support
- Advanced Placement...
7. The Hun School of Princeton
Courses / Programs
The Hun School of Princeton is an independent, co-educational, boarding and day college preparatory school for Grades 6-12 in Princeton, Mercer County NJ. Boarding facilities are available for grades 9-12, with day programs beginning from Grade 6.

For 100 years, The Hun School has been an educational haven where young people are challenged and engaged in academics, athletics, music, drama, and extracurricular opportunities.

In addition to a rigorous college preparatory curriculum with SAT and ACT college prep courses, we offer advanced placement courses, learning skills, and summer reading programs.

The best part of living on campus at The Hun School is being part of a thriving, diverse community. Students from all over the world come together to become active, engaged members of our community.

We are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and the State of New Jersey Department of Education.
Co-educational Day & Boarding School Programs:

- Boarding Programs for Grades 9-12
- Day Programs for Grades 6-12
- Rigorous College Preparatory Curriculum
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses ACT and SAT
- Academic Learning Skills Program
- Summer Reading Program
- International students welcome
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