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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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Forman develops the whole student, based on his or her unique learning profile, so that every graduate becomes an educated, confident, self-advocate throughout life. In a traditional boarding school setting, students are guided in learning strategies by specialists who are also coaches, mentors, and dorm parents. Forman’s 100% college placement rate reflects the reignited passion for learning our students experience.

About Forman:

Our school is located in the scenic Northwest Hills of Connecticut, 2.5 hours from New York City by car. Our community is comprised of 215 students from 25 states and 16 countries. Our program does not support students with a diagnosis of Autism or Aspergers, nor does it support students with behavioral or emotional difficulties.

“The environment in which adolescents find themselves has a profound influence on their maturity and self-worth. A school with spirit and good teachers can affect eternity in a young person’s life."
- John Forman, founder

Grades 9-12 for Students with Identified Learning Differences:

- 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:

- 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.

Seeing Differences as Strengths:

At Forman, we are solely devoted to educating young men and women with learning differences. Learning is as individualized as one’s fingerprints.

Bright students who may have difficulty in previous academic settings may simply process information differently. At Forman, focusing on the needs and strengths of students isn’t a supplemental part of what we do…it is all that we do.

Approximate Travel Times From:
- New York City 2.5 hours
- Boston 3 hours
- Hartford 1 hour
- Mystic 2 hours
- Providence 3 hours
- Albany 2 hours
- Philadelphia 4.5 hours

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Address: 12 Norfolk Road, Litchfield, Connecticut , USA
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Marlborough, CT;   Highland Mills;   Lupane /mat North/ new stands, UK & England;   Shelton, CT;   Danbury CT;   PAXTON MA;   Glastonbury, CT;   Suffield, CT;   Panama, Panama;   and more.
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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...
St Thomas More School
Courses / Programs
Located on picturesque Gardner Lake in Oakdale, in New London County CT, St. Thomas More School is an accredited college preparatory Catholic boarding school for boys. We offer Grades 8 - postgraduate for US students, and Grade 7 - postgraduate for international students.

Our current student population is approximately 200 students representing 15 states and six countries. Our school was founded in 1962 to serve young men with ability who have not yet fulfilled their potential.

At St. Thomas More you will learn an essential truth: the more you apply yourself, the more you will accomplish. In the small, familial community that is our school, we expect you to do more because we do more for you.

Classes are small, on average 11, so you can expect to learn more. We offer over 50 different courses in our high school curriculum with individual help available and a monitored evening study hall.
College Preparatory Curriculum for Boys (Grades 7-Postgrad)

- Grades 8 through postgraduate for US students

- Grades 7 through postgraduate for international students

Subjects include:
- SAT preparation
- ESL
- Fine Arts & Theology
- History
- Mathematics
- Modern Languages
- Science
- English
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 Marvelwood School
Courses / Programs
The Marvelwood School, in Kent, Connecticut (2 hours from New York City), is an accredited, college preparatory, co-educational boarding school offering Grades 9-12.

Marvelwood's mission is to strengthen the foundation that leads to personal growth and academic success. We seek young people willing to get involved in their own education and committed to the challenge of preparing for college.

Our school is an optimistic place that provides a structured, supportive and challenging environment, celebrates diversity, and awakens untapped potential. Marvelwood is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

With 170 students, the school is small enough for everybody to know everybody else. That also means that every person plays an important role in the life of the school. Students can find roles they are comfortable in as well as responsibilities that challenge them.
College Preparatory Boarding School Programs for Boys & Girls (Grades 9-12)

Subjects & programs include:
- English
- History
- Science
- Mathematics (Algebra, Geometry)
- Foreign Languages
- Arts/Electives (including Ethics & Public Speaking)
- Athletics
- Community Service
- Advanced Placement (AP) classes
- Honors credit available
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
- Speech and Language Therapy
- Vocational Exposure/Experience
- Student Computer Network
- Occupational Therapy
- Tutoring
- Standardized Educational Testing
- Critical thinking
- Organization
- Day School Program
- Extended Day Programs...
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...