Wilderness boarding school in Georgia: Therapeutic boarding school in Atlanta area for troubled teens. Christian education for high school & middle school students with learning disabilities, ADD & ADHD. Residential treatment center for boys, girls with emotional issues & behavioral problems.
Shepherd's Hill Academy: Located in Martin, Georgia (85 miles northeast of Atlanta), Shepherd’s Hill Academy (SHA) is a co-ed Christian Boarding School offering an outdoor residential program for troubled teens aged 12-17.
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Boarding Programs for Troubled Teens Ages 12-17: SHA's programs are tailored for teens struggling with a variety of negative behaviors incuding: ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder), anger-management, anxiety disorders, Bipolar disorder, behavioral disorders, phobias, at-risk youth, learning disabilities, depression, negative peer pressure, rebellious behavior, and more. - Wilderness Program (in which all negative cultural influences are removed)
- Equine Program (provides healing to teens)
- Next Step Program (middle ground between the Wilderness Program and home)
- Sheperd's Hill Academy (fully accredited, year long junior and senior high school)
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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 Tennessee and across the 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."
The Sagemont School in Weston, South Florida, is a private upper school offering programs to students from Grades 6 through 12.
The Sagemont school is not a traditional boarding school, and does not offer on-campus residential facilities. Instead, through our homestay program, international students stay with a local American family for the school year.
Students of our international program come from a wide range of countries, including China, South Korea, Japan, Bahamas, South America, Croatia, Germany, Scandinavia and more.
The Sagemont School has well established contacts with quality Colleges and Universities in Florida and the south east region.
The Sagemont School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) which validates our curriculum as college preparatory. Additionally, we are accredited by the Association of Independent Schools of South Florida (AISF) which identifies us as one of the premier private schools.
Darlington School is an accredited, college-preparatory, coeducational, day (Grades PreK-12) and boarding (Grades 9-12) school. Darlington School is located in Rome GA, just 70 miles from Atlanta, and offers a curriculum that is global in focus and personal in delivery.
At Darlington, we do more than prepare our students for college. We prepare them for life by emphasizing the pursuit of individual excellence in a diverse learning environment. Our students are the center of all that we do. Together, we challenge them to learn with passion, act with integrity, and serve with respect.
Darlington School is dually accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Southern Association of Independent Schools.
Located in Flat Rock (near Asheville), North Carolina, Lake House Academy is a private, therapeutic boarding school for girls ages 10 through 14.
A Lake House girl is typically struggling at home and academically with a number of behaviors, such as: Immaturity, Impulsivity, Disorganization, Inability to Control Anger, Defiance Toward Parents, Difficulty Maintaining Grade Level Performance at School, Tantrums, Lack of Respect, Inability to Adhere to Rules or Limits etc.
Programs are tailored to the developmental, social, emotional and academic needs of pre-adolescent and young adolescent girls with a focus on helping girls gain the skills they need to be successful in the home, at school and with friends.
Lake House Academy understands this complex family dynamic. We provide an intimate family-like environment where each girl in the Academy is honored for her skills, strengths and individual personality as we help her find her voice.
At LHA she will become confident, resilient, and prepared to walk into adolescence once again the daughter you have always had; but just lost for a time.
Residential Therapeutic Programs for Girls Ages 10-14:
- Behavior/Coping Skills
- Relationship Skills
- Art Therapy
- Family, Leadership and Team Building
- Community and Culture
- Daily structured schedule
- Academic and therapeutic challenges
- Seasonal Team Sports
- Outdoor Recreation
- Performing Arts
Georgia-Cumberland Academy (GCA) is a private Seventh-day Adventist co-educational boarding high school located in Calhoun, Gordon County in North Georgia (1 hour north of Atlanta). GCA offers an Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools high school diploma program.
Georgia-Cumberland Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Georgia Private School Accreditation Council.
The vision of Georgia-Cumberland Academy is to be passionately committed to intimacy with God and firmly believe in Christ's imminent return compeling each of us to share the everlasting gospel by every possible means.
The mission of Georgia-Cumberland Academy is to foster an educational environment of excellence where students, faculty and staff pursue a shared goal: to know Jesus as Savior and Friend, to love God and those He brings into our lives, to serve the church and society.
The Bolles School is a private, college preparatory school with an international reputation for excellence. Located in Jacksonville in Duval County FL, the school enrolls more than 1,700 boarding and day students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 on four campuses, Ponte Vedra, Whitehurst, Bartram and San Jose.
The Bolles School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Our students learn the importance of self-discipline, respect, personal responsibility and compassion.
The School preserves the tradition of excellence in preparing students for college and life, while providing a comprehensive breadth of learning opportunities and experiences.
For our boarding students, Bolles is a second home. With boarders in Grades 7-12 from more than 25 countries, the program offers diversity and a sense of family that enhances the Bolles experience. Shuttle buses transport boarding students to their respective campuses for school and other activities.
For students in Grades 7-9, the boarding program includes structured study time, room inspection and daily academic counseling. This prepares them for more independent living in Grades 10-12.
- Day Programs from Kindergarten through 12th Grade
- Boarding Programs for in 7th to 12th Grade
- Lower School
- Middle School
- Upper School
- Advanced Placement Courses
- English as a Second Language
- College Preparatory Curriculum with subjects including math, science, English, Spanish, French, German, Latin and other languages, social studies, history, fine and performing arts, physical education