Special needs boarding school in Vermont: Boarding school for boys with learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADD, ADHD. Residential school in New England, special education programs for teen boys/ adolescents with learning difficulties from CT, NH, ME, MA, NY, IL, PA, RI, NJ, CA, TX, FL..
The Greenwood School: The Greenwood School, located in Putney, southeastern Vermont, is a pre-preparatory boarding and day school for boys ages 9-14 who have been diagnosed with: dyslexia; specific language-based learning disabilities / learning differences (LD); receptive language and/or expressive language deficits; executive functioning deficits; attentional difficulties (ADD or ADHD); disorders of written expression; dysgraphia; or speech and language needs.
The mission of The Greenwood School is to research, design, and provide the best academic program and learning environment possible for the comprehensive education of students who have dyslexia and related language difficulties. Our goal is to facilitate the development of self-confidence and to provide our students with the academic foundation necessary for them to reach their true potential and enjoy a successful experience in higher education.
Accreditation: - New England Association of Schools and Collages. The Greenwood School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
- The State of Vermont. The Greenwood School is an independent school accredited by the State of Vermont Department of Education to serve learning-disabled students.
- National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). The Greenwood School is also a member of the National Association of Independent Schools.
Love of learning is at the heart of the enthusiasm and dedication Greenwood teachers bring to their work. Greenwood’s faculty members are highly qualified and experienced, many hold advanced degrees, and their average tenure is over nine years.
To address the needs of students with dyslexia and other language-based learning issues, our teachers have demonstrated competency either at the Greenwood School or elsewhere, and they work continually to improve the practice of their skills.
Pre-preparatory Boarding & Day School for Boys Ages 9-14:
- Individualized remedial language training
- History and Social Studies
- Art, Music, and Drama
- Remedial Speech
- Social Pragmatics
- Computer Technology
- Physical Ed. & Sports
- Summer Program...
Located in Saxtons River in Windham County VT, Vermont Academy is a private, co-educational, college preparatory school, primarily boarding in nature, for Grades 9-12 and post graduate. We are one hr and thirty minutes from Hartford, CT and two and a half hrs from New York.
Our students are constantly challenged in the classrooms, on the athletic fields, and in the community as a whole. We believe in setting the bar high while also securing a safety net to catch those who fall short of their goals.
It is in the effort of trying that growth is made, and our faculty and staff are devoted to fostering a “try and try again” approach to success. Students come from a variety of countries from around the world, including Canada, the Bahamas, Brazil, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Korea, China and Japan.
Our dormitories have a mixture or international and American students, so that everyone can learn about different cultures and lifestyles.
Our dorm parents have their apartment right in the dormitory with the students and participate with them in dorm activities. All of our students participate in sports and activities after classes.
Located in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, St. Johnsbury Academy is a private, independent, coeducational boarding and day school enrolling students in Grades 9-12.
Serving young people from more than 50 Vermont and New Hampshire towns and boarding students from more than 25 countries and as many U.S. states, the Academy is a remarkably diverse community that actively encourages each student, teacher, and staff member to Dream Big.
St. Johnsbury Academy is a member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the National Association of Independent Schools, the Independent Schools Association of Northern New England, and the Vermont Independent Schools Association.
Co-Ed Boarding & Day School for Students in Grades 9-12:
- Postgraduate year
- Advanced Placement program
- ESL - English as a Second Language
- Fine Arts
- Health and Wellness
- Senior Capstone
- Social Studies
- STeM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)...
Brewster Academy is a a co-educational boarding and day school for Grades 9-12 that focuses on technology. Located in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire (2 hours north of Boston), we provide students with the academic, personal, and social skills necessary for success in a university or college, and for life.
Our curriculum, delivered using best practice methodologies, aims to maximize retention of skills and content through a collaborative, student-centered, mastery-learning program.
It is recommended that students enroll in the most challenging courses possible and, where appropriate, elect Advanced Placement and accelerated levels. Brewster graduates record more than a 95 percent retention rate from their freshman to sophomore year in college compared to the national average of about 75 percent.
High School Boarding / Day Programs for Stundents in Grades 9-12:
Subjects / courses include:
- Foreign Language
- Fine and Performing Arts
- Visual Arts
- Academic Support Programs
- Instructional Support (IS) Program
- English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
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 from Vermont and across the United States.
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."
Located in Haverhill, Grafton County, New Hampshire, the Oliverian School is a private, alternative college-preparatory boarding school. Nestled on a 1,800-acre campus in beautiful Northern New Hampshire, the Oliverian School provides an inspiring, supportive, and challenging educational alternative for students in grades 9-12.
Here in the mountains of New Hampshire, in a unique school environment that combines stewardship, academics, and adventure, students find support, inspiration and success. Dormitories are structured to promote a family-like atmopshere, which in turn interact with the larger Oliverian community.
Oliverian students come from all over the country from a variety of different circumstances and traditions. The school aims to serve students who are academically capable of serious work and aspire to a college education, but who are not succeeding or have not found success in traditionally structured schools.
A student with minimal learning difficulties will find success at Oliverian. Diverse, motivating and thought-provoking offerings at Oliverian afford possibilities for each student to build competency and character in a secure and healthy school setting.
Co-Ed Boarding Programs for Students in Grades 9-12:
- College preparatory curriculum with core areas focusing on science, language arts, mathematics, social studies and foreign languages as well as the areas of stewardship, experiential education, health and physical education and the fine arts
- ACT and SAT Test Preparation
- Electives Weeks to allow students to explore new interests while gaining academic credit
- Personal Growth Adventure Program
- Athletics and Leisure Program
Located in Great Barrington, in the Berkshires area of west Massechusetts, The John Dewey Academy is a year-round college preparatory therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens ages 15-21.
Serving Grades 10-12 and Postgraduate students, we provide an individualized and comprehensive education in a non-traditional therapeutic school setting. Our students are bright, troubled adolescents with a history of self-defeating or self-destructive choices.
At The John Dewey Academy, we take our identity as a college preparatory school seriously. With a highly credentialed staff of dedicated and passionate teachers, a small class size (six students on average), and high demands and expectations, we provide a challenging academic experience.
At The John Dewey Academy, adolescents encounter a peer-based community of empowerment, an exciting educational environment, the challenge of real responsibilities, and the realistic promise of acceptance at a college of quality. In such an environment, they can change.