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Teen Challenge Columbus Girls Academy:
Teen Challenge Columbus Girls Academy is a Christian therapeutic boarding school for teen girls ages 12-17 years. Our academy is located in Seale in Russell County, Alabama, approximately 10 miles south-west of Phenix City, AL, 15 miles south-west of Columbus, Georgia and 118 miles south-west of Atlanta, GA.

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Teen Challenge Columbus Girls Academy is an affordable therapeutic option with first-class facilities and academics for girls with life-controlling problems such as low self-esteem, depression, eating disorders, rebellion, defiance, deceitfulness, manipulation, and promiscuity.

About Us:

At Teen Challenge Columbus Girls Academy, we offer a disciplined and structured environment that emphasizes character development, spiritual growth and personal responsibility. Our therapeutic program for grils is designed to develop the whole person in four main areas: spiritual, social, academic and physical.

For over 45 years, our program has shown that a personal relationship with Jesus Christ changes people's lives. Students participate in Sunday church services, daily morning chapel services, local youth group, and biblical studies emphasizing obedience, respect for authority, compassion and genuine respect and concern for others.

Accreditation:

The Columbus Girls Academy is a registered non-public school with the State of Alabama Department of Education, accredited by the National Association of Private Schools (NAPS).

Our Mission:

We pledge to serve every student with Christ-like compassion, respect and guidance. We commit to address the needs of students and to assist them in the development of Godly character, and we dedicate ourselves to mentor and to nurture meaningful relationships, inspiring hope for the future.

Our Core Values:
* Vision:  Seeing beyond the present.
* Integrity:  Living and working with excellence.
* Compassion:  Embracing hope, love, and reconciliation.
* Community:  Working together and supporting one another.
* Faith:  Believing God for the impossible.
* Servanthood:  Dedicating ourselves to the success of others.
* Stewardship:  Faithfully managing God’s call and resources.

Therapeutic Boarding School Program for Teen Girls ages 12-17 years:

- We utilize the award winning Switched on Schoolhouse (SOS) Christian Education Curriculum offered by Alpha Omega Publications.
- SOS is a comprehensive, Bible-based curriculum that offers computer-based learning for grades K-12.
- SOS offers five core subjects and a variety of electives that compliment learning tools such as 3-D animation, video clips, and other exciting multimedia which enhances the teacher's ability to customize lessons to meet each students individual learning needs.
- We provide a wide range of activities including various therapeutic activities.

Participation in all activities is required and completed as a group, supervised by staff members. Students are challenged daily in relationships as they interact with staff and their peers. Our environment is one that balances discipline with personal responsibility to create a positive peer culture.

Our goal is to nurture students that make positive decisions that are not based on mandatory compliance, but rather where positive choices are made as a result of genuine concern for themselves and others. At the very core of our program is our dedicated staff.

Student Testimonials:

“Thank you! If it were not for the staff and students by my side, I would not have made it. The staff were my ultimate encouragers and they eventually all became a big part of my heart. I am so grateful for all of the encouragement, vision, effort and time that you’ve poured into me so graciously. You all saw me for what I could be, and not for what I was when I first arrived and for it I am so grateful.” - Emily, Milwaukee, WI.

“I was sitting at the computer today wondering how my life has changed so dramatically in the past 7 years. I remember walking through the front doors scared to death not knowing what to expect. Well I just wanted to write you and tell you how much I appreciated the experiences that I went through there. I have grown so much since you last saw me. I will be 20 in July. I graduated High School with honors. I was #12 out of 380. I have never been this happy before. I just wanted to say thank you so much for all that you have done for me.” 
- Jessica.

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Address: 14 Motts Drive Seale 36875, Phenix City, Alabama , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-10-29 were from:

mobile;   madison/alabama;   Thomasville, AL;   Phenix City;   Iowa City, Iowa;   Detroit;   Trafford;   hampton, georgia;   Fairhope, AL;   Freeport, Bahamas;   and more.
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