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St. John's Northwestern Academies, Milwaukee: Only St. John’s Northwestern offers a Military Academy and a Prefect Academy! We are more than a military school. Since 1884, we’ve guided young people from all over the world on the path to adulthood, preparing them for college and beyond. As a private, independent boarding and day school for boys and girls, we continually innovate to serve today’s students.
Coed Boarding & Day Programs for Grades 6-12: The curriculum of SJNA reinforces the mission of college placement. Each student is encouraged to take a full class load each year. Included in this load are the requirements of four years of English, three years of math, social studies, and science, two years of a foreign language, and one credit of fine arts.
Advanced Placement Classes: These classes can be taken by any student grades 10 through 12. A maximum of two AP courses per year can be taken. - AP Calculus - AP Biology - AP Chemistry - AP US History - AP English - AP Statistics - AP Physics
Aviation Science: St. John’s Northwestern Aviation Science program offers high school junior and seniors interested in aviation the opportunity to earn their private pilot’s license as part of the accredited academic curriculum. This unique opportunity is a natural stepping stone for those interested in degrees in aviation-related majors and aerospace. Selected students also have the opportunity to begin work on advanced pilot ratings, such as that required for instrument flight. Marching, Concert and Pep Band: The SJNA Marching Band, Pep Band and Concert Band are configurations of students from grades 6 through 12. The Marching Band has been in existence for many years and represents St. John's Northwestern Academies in several parades during the year. One of the biggest events for our band students is marching in downtown Chicago for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in March. The Concert Band performs three formal concerts each year and the Pep Band participates at home athletic events.
College Counseling Program: SJNA's college counselors assist students with the college application process. An average of 15 college representatives visit the Academies each year, including representatives from each of the U.S. military academies. Students are encouraged to visit college campuses. Information about this process is made available to parents as soon as students enroll.
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 from Iowa and acrossthe United States.
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."
Located at the Center for the Arts in Interlochen, 15 miles southwest of Traverse City in northwest Michigan, Interlochen Arts Academy High School is the world's first and foremost fine arts boarding high school for boys and girls in Grades 9-12.
We offer the highest quality training with college-preparatory academics. Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school prepares young artists for rewarding careers and fosters academic excellence offering programs in creative writing, dance, motion picture arts, music, theatre arts and visual arts.
The academic curriculum includes math, sciences, English, history, political science and world language. Courses are rigorous and often exceed honors or advanced placement levels.
Boarding students at Interlochen Arts Academy live in one of six residence halls. Student rooms are small but comfortable and provide space and furnishings for resting and studying.
The campus is a safe, residential setting where students learn independence and self-reliance sooner than their peers attending other schools - a real advantage when preparing for college.
Co-educational Boarding Programs for High School Students in Grades 9-12:
- College Preparatory Academic Curriculum (math, English, science, history, political science and world languages)
- English as a Second Language
- International students welcome
- Summer Arts Camps
- Adult Arts Program
Fine Arts Programs for high school students including:
- Creative Writing
- Dance such as ballet, modern dance and jazz
- Motion Picture Arts
- Theatre Arts
- Visual Arts
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart, Lake Forest
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Founded in 1858, Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is an independent, college preparatory boarding and day school for young women in Grades 9-12.
We are located in Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois, 30 miles north of Chicago, and welcome domestic and international students. Woodlands’ curriculum includes Advanced Placement and honors courses, college prep, an exchange program, an exceptional fine arts program, year-round service opportunities, competitive athletics and club crew, as well as TOEFL and English as a Second Language options.
Boarding students live in single rooms on two floors of the boarding school. Our boarding facilities include wi-fi internet access, student lounges, a fully equipped and stocked kitchen, study rooms, a computer lab, shower facilities, and a laundry room.
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States.
Boarding and Day Programs for Girls in Grades 9-12:
- College Preparatory Curriculum (including English, fine arts, math, science, information technology, international languages, physical education, social studies and theology)
- Advanced Placement and Honors Courses
- College Preparation Courses SAT and ACT
- Exchange Program with Network of Sacred Heart Schools
- TOEFL and English as a Second Language Program
- International Students welcome
Located just to the west of Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, Conserve School is a non-sectarian semester school for high school juniors that focuses on environmental education.
Semester school is a term used to describe a boarding school that complements a student’s secondary education by providing them with the opportunity to step out of their regular school for half an academic year and step into a uniquely different educational setting while continuing their required academic studies.
Conserve School's programs are aimed at students who feel a strong attachment to the natural world and who are motivated to conserve it.
Our semester-long immersion in environmental studies and outdoor activities deepens students’ love of nature, reinforces their commitment to conservation, and equips them to take meaningful action as environmental stewards.
A semester at Conserve School is truly a one-of-a-kind opportunity for high school juniors to challenge their minds, sharpen their academic skills, stretch their muscles, and get their hands dirty while learning to be stewards of our precious Earth.
Cranbrook Schools is a private college prep boarding school located in Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Michigan, close to Detroit.
The schools are comprised of; an elementary school with a private preschool, a middle school with a distinct boys and girls chapters, and a co-ed college prep private boarding high school.
Cranbrook is regarded as one of the top private schools in Michigan, with 130 academic course offerings, honors and AP courses, college prep and an international students program. Many of Cranbrook’s boarding school students attend top universities and colleges.
As a top boarding school, we foster personal and academic growth while raising awareness and appreciation of our multicultural community.
International students are supported in areas of academics, dormitory living, and personal challenges.
Shattuck-St Mary's (SSM) is a co-educational Episcopal Church-affiliated boarding & day school offering Grades 6-12 in Faribault MN, 50 miles south of Minneapolis.
Founded in 1858, the same year that Minnesota became a state, Shattuck-St. Mary’s School has built its reputation for excellence on a foundation of history, tradition and exceptional academics.
Our 417 students in grades 6-12 come from 34 states and 22 countries to pursue a rigorous college preparatory curriculum and focused development in athletics and the arts.
Through this opportunity, which we call the “Experience,” students at SSM learn, grow, thrive and often find the unexpected in themselves. Our school is known for its Centers of Excellence hockey, soccer and figure skating programs, and we also provide ESL programs for international students.
Co-educational Day & Boarding Program for Students in Grades 6-12
Core Curriculum Subjects include:
- World Languages
- Computer Science
- Fine Arts
- Advanced Placement courses
- ESL Courses for international students
- Summer Camps...