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The Madeira School, McLean:
The Madeira School is a girls' boarding school and day school, grades 9–12, located 12 miles outside Washington, D.C. in McLean, Fairfax County, northern Virginia. Designed for girls who are bright, curious, and independent, Madeira is committed to providing an exemplary college prepatory school education with summer and community programs as well as a global emphasis and a unique co-curriculum program offering off-campus internship opportunities for every student. The six dormitories at Madeira accommodate about twenty-eight students each. Over half of Madeira's students are boarders, and boarding life forms a vital and vibrant portion of life at Madeira.

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Photo of Boarding / Day High School for Girls in VirginiaAcademics:
The Madeira School’s academic program reflects the School’s eternal values, including building lifelong learners, helping girls take risks and find their voices, and exposing girls to both experiential learning and traditional material on their journeys toward becoming ethical and curious young women.

Madeira is committed to providing an exemplary girls' school education with a global emphasis and a unique co-curriculum of off-campus internship opportunities.

Key Subjects include English, science, math, fine arts, history and physical education.

Graduation Requirements
Nineteen academic credits are required to graduate. A minimum of four courses must be taken and passed each semester. Required credits cannot be met by summer school. Twelve trimesters of activity credits, six of which must be in the Physical Education/Sports department, are also required for graduation.

College Preparation Courses and Counseling:
Girls and families are encouraged to work with the college counseling staff at any time throughout high school. All students begin individual counseling in the junior year. The program is designed to assure successful transition from the secondary school experience to a variety of post-secondary options. The college admission process is promoted as a natural consequence of a quality secondary career.

We offer prep courses in PSAT, SAT ans SAT II.

Study Skills

The Skills Center offers a pleasant and technology-rich atmosphere to complete academic work. The Center provides peer tutoring, study groups, and a writing center aimed at promoting strategies for effective study habits, writing, and test-taking skills.

The Arts:
o Performing Arts
o Visual Arts

Now combined in one departmeImage of Boarding / Day High School for Girls in Virginiant, the Visual and Performing Arts programs share a common vision of art education. Instruction in both programs balances acquisition of technical skills with opportunities to show and share artistic expression with the wider community.

Athletics:
At the Madeira School, we believe that interscholastic athletics are part of the total educational experience. We feel that student-athletes are individuals first and foremost, and we will do our best to assist them in growing and developing into independent, strong young women who can succeed at life.

Our most popular sports include basketball, swimming, volleyball and squash.

Co-Curriculum Internship Program:
For more than forty years, Madeira’s award-winning experiential learning program, known as Co-Curriculum, has provided internships for students similar to those offered at colleges and universities. Through internships in business, politics, and social services, the Co-Curriculum program gives students a greater awareness of community and world needs. The experience gained in the internships becomes an extension of the academic program.

Ninth graders participate in projects, field trips, and enrichment classes in support of their academic program. Sophomores volunteer at community-based placements, such as social service agencies, schools or hospitals. Juniors intern on Capitol Hill, and seniors design their own year-long internship, with the guidance of Co-Curriculum staff, in a variety of settings. Successful participation each year is required for graduation from Madeira.

We also provide:
- Global Program with Cultural Trips
- Technology Program
- Summer and Community Programs

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Address: 8328 Georgetown Pike, McLean, Virginia , USA
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Five-day and seven-day boarding options are available in Grades 9-12. A weekly chapel service, a competitive sports program, and a fine and performing arts program compliment the academic experience.

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St. Anne’s-Belfield School is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS).
Co-Educational Day & Boarding Programs for Grades Pre-K through12:
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Subject areas include:
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THINK Global School
Courses / Programs
• THINK Global School (TGS) is a private, non-profit high school that travels the world, allowing students ages 14-18 years old the chance to study in four new international cities each academic year.

• TGS offers a once-in-a-lifetime educational experience centered around travel and cultural immersion.

• TGS students are competitively selected from all regions and all walks of life. Together they are a miniature United Nations, representing over 25 different countries of citizenship, and a diverse range of experiences, talents and interests.

• THINK Global School if fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools - Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS-WASC).

Upcoming & Previous School Locations around the world:
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• 2018-2019: China, Oman, Costa Rica, Greece
• 2017-2018: Botswana, India, Japan & Spain
• 2016-2017: Canada, Morocco & Peru
• 2015-2016: Sweden, Bosnia & Italy
• 2014-2015: New Zealand, Costa Rica, Greece
• 2013-2014: India, Tanzania, Japan
• 2012-2013: Argentina, Bhutan, USA
• 2011-2012: Ecuador, Thailand, Germany
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"The collective energy that the students at THINK Global School possess is remarkable. Somehow, the more places they go and things they do, the more energy they have!… It is such an inspiration!"
- TGS Residential Advisor
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Features:

• Taught in small classes by friendly, dedicated and experienced teachers
• Student-driven instruction
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Courses / Programs
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Located in Montana, TWAI  is an accredited, family-run, therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens (boys and girls) ages 13-18 from West Virginia and across the U.S.

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.

We combine the benefits of a therapeutic boarding school, a wilderness program, and a residential treatment center (RTC) on our beautiful, serene, and safe 150 acre campus.

TWAI has been serving struggling teens and their families since 2002, with an exceptional degree of success.

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:
"TWAI truly cares about the children and the families they serve. They are a “Solution” not a band-aid to the children and families in their program."
- Kim
Therapeutic Boarding School
For troubled teens ages 13-18

- Middle School Program
- High School Program
- College Preparation/ AP Classes
- SAT/ACT Testing Center
- Credit Recovery
- Accelerated Learning
- 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.
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Courses / Programs
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Boarding and Day Programs for boys and girls Grade 9-12:

- College preparatory curriculum with seven honors courses and seventeen advanced placement courses including English, science, mathematics, fine arts, foreign languages, history, computer science and religion

- Sports Program

- Use of technology in classrooms
Fishburne Military School, Waynesboro
Courses / Programs
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Here, students develop lifelong skills in leadership and self-discipline. By virtue of our distinguished Leadership Training Program (FLTP) as part of recognized JROTC Cadet Program, FMS nominates qualified seniors to U.S. Military Service Academies.

In addition Fishburne offers students a rigorous college preparatory curriculum with college prepartion courses such as SAT and ACT as well as AP courses.

Within the barracks with modern dorm facilities, cadets learn and grow under the 24-hour supervision of the staff. Fishburne offers a structured and caring environment for young men.

Our instructors are committed to every cadet's success. FMS graduates' enjoy a 100 percent college acceptance standard, attending many of the best universities in the U.S. We are accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Military Boarding and Day Programs for Boys in Grades 7-12

- Fishburne Leadership Training Program (FLTP) as part of recognized JROTC Cadet Program with nomination to U.S. Military Service Academies

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- Advanced Placement Courses

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