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Forman School, Litchfield:
Founded in 1930, Forman School is a coeducational college preparatory school for grades 9-12 and PG exclusively dedicated to empowering bright students who learn differently. Forman’s expert faculty deliver unparalleled education for academically motivated students with identified learning differences such as dyslexia, executive function difficulties, or attention deficits.

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Photo of Boarding School in Connecticut for Teens with Learning DifficultiesGrade 9-12 + PG College Preparatory Courses:
Forman School expects all students to maintain a rigorous and balanced schedule. To earn a Forman School diploma, students must successfully meet our credit requirements.

All Forman students and faculty participate in Forman School’s Winterim, a rewarding exploration of subjects and ideas not usually studied in a traditional classroom setting. Students may not enroll in the same Winterim course twice during their time at Forman School.

Subjects Offered:
- English; Mathematics; History, including U.S. History; Science, including two lab sciences; Thinking and Writing; Strategies Instruction; Perspectives in Learning; Arts; World Language; Winterim, Community Service.

Extracurricular Activities:
Image of Boarding School in Connecticut for Teens with Learning Difficulties- 26 competitive athletic offerings, extensive visual and performing arts programs, boat building, sign language, rock and jazz band, theater, videography and photography, and the Costa Rican Rain Forest Project.

Technology:
Technology plays a vital role in the Learning Center curriculum. Teachers provide students with assistive technology which will improve access to learning opportunities. Assistive technology is determined on a case by case basis and is related directly to a student's needs.

Winterim:

Winterim is more than a timely and educational break in the academic routine. It is an intentional program designed for students to discover and develop their individual interests and talents.

In lieu of classes before March Break, all Forman students and faculty participate in Winterim, the centerpiece of the Forman School’s commitment to experiential education. Winterim is an exploration of subjects and ideas not taught in a traditional classroom setting, allowing for examination of important issues and the pursuit of new endeavors.

Because students with different learning styles tend to excel as innovators, entrepreneurs, creators and leaders, Winterim is designed to give students experience in and opportunity for applying skills that lay a foundation for their talents.

Costa Rican Rainforest Project:
The Rainforest Project is a non-profit program dedicated to rain forest education through scientific research with young adults from Northwest Connecticut High Schools.

Our philosophy of students contributing to science helps slow down tropical deforestation and provide alternatives to slashing and burning precious rainforests. Through this program, The Forman School also fosters cooperative efforts between public and private schools.

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Address: 12 Norfolk Road, Litchfield, Connecticut , USA
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Choate Rosemary Hall
Courses / Programs
Choate Rosemary Hall (Choate) represents the best in American secondary education.

Located in Wallingford, CT (2 hours by car/train from Boston & New York), Choate is a private, college-preparatory, coeducational boarding and day school offering third form through sixth form (grades 9-12), including a post-graduate year option.

Our balanced curriculum offers students a firm grounding in the fundamentals of clear thinking and expression — with emphasis on individual development.

Students new to Choate sometimes ask what they need to do to "fit in." The answer is simple: Be yourself and get involved. Choate is a community that has long embraced students and faculty of many backgrounds, cultures, races, and beliefs.

What binds everyone together is not just the shared commitment to superior teaching and learning but the supportive atmosphere in the community. There is pride in the fact that there is no "typical" Choate student.
Boarding & Day Programs (Grades 9-12)

- We offer 240 courses with honors sections and have advanced placement in 26 areas.

- Curriculum: English, History, Philosophy, Religion and Social Sciences, Language, Mathematics, Science, Quantitative (Q Credit), Contemporary Global Studies...

- Signature Programs: Arts Concentration Program, The Capstone Program, Cum Laude Society, Directed Study, English Enhancement Program, Science Research Program, Senior Projects, Study Abroad...
Oxford Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in Westbrook, Middlesex County CT, Oxford Academy is a private boarding school offering individualized instruction to boys in Grades 8-12+ who have academic weaknesses or wish to accelerate their high school programs.

Through one-on-one instruction, students are able to work at their own pace and achieve success. In some instances, students are able to complete the equivalent of two years of high school in one year at Oxford.

Since 1906 Oxford Academy has provided young men ages 13-20 with a successful educational experience through one-to-one instruction in a structured boys boarding school with a close caring community of teachers and peers.

The rolling admissions policy allows Oxford to address each student's application immediately, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Individualized Instruction & Boarding School for Boys in Grades 8-12 and Postgrad:

Subjects include:
- English
- Mathematics
- Foreign Language
- Science
- History/ Social Studies
- English As A Second Language (ESL)
- Post Graduate Program
- Summer Session
- College Preparatory Course...
Marianapolis Preparatory School
Courses / Programs
Situated in Thompson, Windham County CT (1 hour from Boston), Marianapolis Preparatory School (MPS) is an accredited, co-ed, college preparatory day & boarding school offering Grades 9-12 and a postgraduate year.

Academics are the heart of a Marianapolis education, and each student thrives within a rigorous college preparatory course of study.

Marianapolis nurtures students to become responsible and independent learners, as well as challenges students with an exciting and extensive program emphasizing breadth of intellectual exposure, depth of study, and significant out-of-class preparation.

The mission of Marianapolis Preparatory School is to educate students in the Catholic tradition of academic excellence, with a commitment to an active faith in God and a dedication to building character with content, compassion, and integrity.

Marianapolis Preparatory School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Connecticut State Department of Education.
Co-ed Day & Boarding School Programs for Grades 9-12 & Postgrad:

Subjects & programs include:
- English
- World History
- U.S. History
- Algebra
- Geometry
- Chemistry
- Biology
- Physics
- Theology
- Foreign Language
- Fine Arts
- Computer
- Sports
- Arts and Music
- Summer School
- Advanced Placement
- Honors Programs...
The Glenholme School, Litchfield
Courses / Programs
The Glenholme School is located in Washington, a town in Litchfield County CT.

The school combines a traditional boarding school experience and a therapeutic atmosphere complemented by a positive, motivational program, devoted to young people (ages 10-21) who struggle with Asperger's, ADHD, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences.

The Glenholme School offers challenging extracurricular courses to instruct students in grades 5 through post-graduate (PG) to achieve competence, socially and academically. The graduates of Glenholme matriculate to colleges and universities and go on to meaningful careers.

Instruction, in both self-contained and departmentalized classes, comprises elements of small group and individualized instruction through diverse curricula and presentation methods. These varied approaches help to meet individual learning styles and course work needs.
Traditional Boarding School for Boys & Girls in Grades 5-12:

- 12 month boarding
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- Vocational Exposure/Experience
- Student Computer Network
- Occupational Therapy
- Tutoring
- Standardized Educational Testing
- Critical thinking
- Organization
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Academy Of The Holy Family
Courses / Programs
• The Academy of the Holy Family (AHF) is an accredited Catholic day and boarding high school for American and international young women in Grades 9-12.

• Our school is located in Baltic, a town in the state of Connecticut in the New England region of north-eastern USA (approximately 2 hours from Boston and 2,5 hours from NYC).

• Our mission is to provide young women with a strong sense of Christian values and a challenging academic program empowering each individual to reach her spiritual, intellectual, moral and social potential. We welcome new students throughout the year.

• Owned and operated by the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady, Mother of the Church, we have a rich tradition of educating young women in excellence for over 130 years.

• Young women have opportunities to thrive in this nurturing atmosphere, allowing them to reach their full spiritual, intellectual, moral and social potential. Our graduates attend a wide range of colleges and universities across the country.
• College Preparation, Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses are available.

• Students attend small, family like classes taught by dedicated religious and lay staff.

• Subjects include: Religion; English; Mathematics; Science; Foreign Language; Social Studies; Fine Arts; Computer; Family Studies; Physical Education. ESL English is offered for our international students.

• We provide boarding for both American and international students.
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 Massachusetts, across the U.S., 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.