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Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart, Lake Forest:
Founded in 1858, Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is an independent, college preparatory boarding and day school for young women in grades 9-12. We are located in Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois, 30 miles north of Chicago, and welcome domestic and international students.

Boarding and Day Programs for Girls (Grades 9-12)
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Academics:

Consistent with the Goals and Criteria for Sacred Heart education, Woodlands Academy’s academic program seeks to instill in our students a deep respect for intellectual values, academic integrity, and a lifelong passion for learning. 

We provide an intellectually challenging college preparatory program that prepares students to live cooperatively in a global society. Our students learn to:

- Express themselves articulately with poise, clarity, and dignity
- Recognize the value of reflective thinking
- Think critically and creatively
- See connections among ideas and data
- Problem-solve in different situations

Our curriculum offers courses in the following departments: English, Fine Arts, Information Technology, International Languages, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science, Social Studies, and Theology.

Our average class size is 12 students and the ratio of students to full-time faculty is 8:1. In many courses, class sections are organized on the basis of ability and level of skill development. Parents receive progress reports every five weeks, if needed.

The Arts:
The Visual and Performing Arts at Woodlands are a vital part of our students’ Sacred Heart education. Our primary focus is to foster our students’ artistic and personal growth. 

Students enrolled in Visual Arts and Performing Arts classes learn fundamental skills relative to the given discipline. The development and application of these skills reinforce an aesthetic understanding and cultivate an appreciation of the role of art, music, and drama on an individual and societal level.

Advanced Placement Courses:
Woodlands offers Advanced Placement courses in 13 subjects: Art, Biology, Physics, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Literature, French Language, Music Theory, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, European History, and U.S. History.

Image of Boarding High School in Illinois for GirlsCollege Preparation Courses:
Woodlands prepares students for the American College Testing Program (ACT) and College Board (SAT) examinations.

Athletics:
Woodlands offers junior varsity and/or varsity teams in the following sports:

- Volleyball
- Tennis
- Field Hockey
- Basketball
- Soccer
- Softball

Exchange Program:

Woodlands Academy participates in the Network of Sacred Heart Schools exchange program that affords our students the opportunity to attend affiliated schools in the United States. Woodlands also participates in an annual student and faculty exchange with Sacre Coeur Wien, our sister school in Vienna.

TOEFL and ESL:
Our international students take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) as well as English as a Second Language throughout their time at Woodlands Academy.

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Address: 760 East Westleigh Road, Lake Forest, Illinois , USA
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• During the academic year 2017-18, we are in Botswana, India, Japan & Spain, while in previous years we have been situated in Australia, Sweden, China, Germany, Argentina, the U.S. and more.

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• THINK Global School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges.

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Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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Updated: 2019-01-07
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Howe Military School
Courses / Programs
Located in LaGrange County, north Indiana, Howe Military School is a co-educational private American middle and high boarding school organized under a military-like structure for Grades 7 -12.

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