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Fieldstone Academy Boarding School:
Situated in the city of Gunnison, Central Utah, Fieldstone Academy is a co-ed boarding school for teens that, unlike most schools, takes students who need extra help in the classroom. In many cases, students must have very good grades to qualify for admission to traditional boarding schools, making it very difficult for any student who has a low GPA or who has fallen behind for some reason to be accepted. We specialize in providing College Prep and Academic Catch-up programs to students who are behind in school (many by up to a year or more), or for those who need a break in routine or detrimental habits.

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Accreditation:

We are fully accredited through The Northwest Accreditation Commission. The Northwest Accreditation Commission is one of the nation’s six acknowledged accreditation agencies.

Why Choose Fieldstone Academy?

-  Admission Process
Fieldstone Academy is a boarding school that will take those kids who don’t have the academics to make it into the typical boarding school with high admissions requirements. This type of school that is not also a behavioral at-risk youth facility is rare.

-  Family-Run Organization
We are not a large, impersonal organization, but are instead family based and run. 

-  More Than An Education
Many places offer help for behavior, and many more offer to educate your child. We are the best place for him or her to get structure, discipline, and academics–all at the same time.

- We Teach Students with ADHD/ADD
Students with ADD/ADHD and long term anxiety issues have been shown to be very successful in the campus positive peer environment.

Co-ed Academic Boarding School Programs:


Features include:
- Small class sizes (6-7)
- Lots of one-on-one attention
- Positive and Caring Structure
- Respect-driven culture
- Years of extraordinary results

- We start at the basics in math and in reading and then move on to more advanced subjects.

- Once students have mastered or re-mastered the basics, we move on to the subjects they should be studying.

Parent Testimonials:
“I hear a different kid on the phone! I don’t hear an “attitude” when I talk to him and he is realizing he must earn privileges such as a cell phone.”

“My son sounds pleased and proud that he is passing his classes. I especially like that he progresses only as he demonstrates competence in the subject.”

“He say’s he really likes going to school there, and actually finds it easy.  He loves the one on one time with the teachers and said he is understanding math for the first time in a long time.  It’s such a relief to know he is in school, and actually doing the work.  This has been such a great blessing in our lives.  Thank you so much!”

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Address: 682 South Main, Gunnison, Provo, Utah 84634, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-01-08 were from:

salt lake city, utah;   Chesterfield Missouri;   Minnetonka;   Odessa, Florida;   culver city, ca;   Agoura Hills, calif;   South Easton;   Hebron, KY;   Riyadh, Saudi Arabia;   Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico;   and more.
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Provo Canyon School has been providing mental health care for boys and girls ages 12-17 for nearly 40 years. We are one of the nation’s largest and most experienced treatment facilities for youth.

Provo Canyon School’s alumni and friends are its largest source of referrals, and our caring professionals operate in a unique environment which helps make a positive difference in a teenager’s life.

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools (NAAS) has endorsed the school. The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) is also an associate of the school. We have a 242-bed facility with two different campus sites for boys and girls.

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The average length of stay for a Provo Canyon School student is 10 months, however this can vary considerably depending on the clinical issues of the student. All of our teachers are special education certified.
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- Our fully accredited program and small class sizes are designed to meet each child's individual needs and to facilitate the ability to work with learning differences.

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Sundance Canyon Academy
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Sundance Canyon Academy, located in Herriman, southwestern Salt Lake County, Utah, is a therapeutic boarding school for boys between the ages of 13-17 years. Academics is foremost in the interest of many of our students.

It is our mission to assist them in continuation of their educational goals by providing an accredited and useful curriculum which enables them to continue their education and work towards successful graduation with a deep sense of accomplishment.

Two of the most common problems we treat at Sundance are school failure and opposition-defiance. Our typical student has low self-esteem and is struggling with authority. Other common problems we address include drug experimentation, mood disorders, and family discord.
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- Health Science...
Wasatch Academy
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Wasatch Academy is a nurturing, independent boarding school for Grade 8-12 students from Utah, throughout the U.S. and around the globe. Our school is located in Mt. Pleasant UT, one hour south of Provo.

Teachers use a variety of classroom strategies and commit to a wide range of activities that allows every student to find their own pathway to success.

Our pledge to nurture a diverse community of learners is essential to the fulfillment of our mission. We channel our resources to attract students from many different backgrounds, welcoming students from nearly 40 countries around the world, to prepare students for success in the 21st century.
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Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
Courses / Programs
Are you searching for a boarding school for troubled teens in the Northwest?

Located on a beautiful and safe 150 acre campus in Montana, Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI) is a family-run, therapeutic boarding school for troubled teen girls & boys ages 13-18 from Wyoming and across the U.S.

We combine the benefits of a therapeutic boarding school, a wilderness program, and a residential treatment center (RTC) for students who present with issues such as poor academic performance, behavioral problems, addictions, low self-worth, spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, and attachment disorders among others.

Accredited by National Independent Private Schools Association (NIPPSA), and Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), we provide an extremely high standard of therapeutic treatment to our students and their families, with an exceptional level of success.

We are a small program (40 students) with a student to staff ratio of 5:1. This allows us to provide a truly unique and customized approach for every student.

TWAI requires a minimum commitment of 3 months. However, best results for lasting success are realized through 6+ months of treatment. The average stay at our residential treatment center is 12 months.

We accept insurance which ultimately allows parents the affordability of treatment.

Parent Testimonial:
"I feel that her life path has been corrected and that is a relief. I can’t thank you enough for the love you have shown to my family."
- Mike
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Mountain Springs Preparatory Academy
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Located in Cedar City, Iron County UT, 250 miles south of Salt Lake City, Mountain Springs Preparatory Academy (MSPA) is a transitional boarding school for boys & girls ages 14-18, who are transitioning from a residential treatment center (RTC) or wilderness program in need of a safe environment to practice the new skills that that they have learned.

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Crossroads Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in Ogden, Utah, Crossroads Academy is a therapeutic boarding school for young men aged 16 and 17 years old who have experienced substance abuse with diagnoses of oppositional defiant disorder, mood disorders and ADHD and learning disorders. Crossroads Academy is committed to helping each student find joy and confidence in learning.

We recognize that the future success of each student strongly depends on his completion of high school, as well as creating a positive road toward employment and/or higher education.

With this in mind, each student who enters our program will have an individual education plan that will address his current needs and skills.
Therapeutic Boarding School for At-Risk Young Men Ages 16-17:

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