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Lake Forest Academy:
Located in Lake Forest, Illinois, on the north shore of Lake Michigan and 30 miles north of Chicago, Lake Forest Academy is a co-educational, college preparatory boarding and day school for domestic & international students in Grades 9 through 12.

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Co-educational Boarding and Day Programs for Grades 9-12:
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Academics:

The entire Lake Forest Academy curriculum is designed to be a challenging preparation for college, and all courses are taught at what would typically be considered “honors” level at most schools.

All courses are taught at a level that will prepare students for the challenges of work in Advance Placement courses. Academic expectations of students are high from freshman through senior years.

English:
The English program at Lake Forest Academy provides students with the opportunity to rigorously study literature in all of its forms. Our students learn to write and read with clarity, precision and nuance. We teach both critical and creative writing, with a particular emphasis on the interpretive, analytical essay.

History:
Through a wide-ranging investigation of the human past and present, the History curriculum endeavors to empower students to become citizens of the world by engendering respect for the universal principles of human rights, an understanding of the foundations of legitimate political authority, awareness of critical issues facing the local, national, and global communities, and knowledge of the available avenues for constructive and effective engagement.

Image of Boarding High School in Chicago IL areaMath:
The Mathematics Department at Lake Forest Academy prepares students for a world where a thorough and applicable understanding of mathematics is of increasing importance.

Science:
The science department at Lake Forest Academy offers a wide variety of exciting and dynamic lab based courses that will tantalize your intellectual curiosity. The overall goal is to help the students become independent thinkers and problem solvers.

Modern and Classical Languages:
The Department of Modern and Classical Languages offers French, Spanish, Latin, and Mandarin Chinese from the elementary levels through Advanced Placement courses.

Arts:
At Lake Forest Academy the Arts are an essential part of all disciplines, emphasizing creative thinking and self expression as essential components of one’s overall academic experience. We offer a wide range of classes covering fine arts, music, drama and visual arts.

Athletics:
Students can choose between football, basketball, tennis, volleyball, field hockey etc.

Advanced Placement Courses:
We offer AP courses in all subject areas.

College Prep Courses:
We offer college prep courses for SAT and ACT, Enrichment Programs. and English as a Second Language Programs

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Address: 1500 West Kennedy Road, Lake Forest, Illinois , USA
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Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
Courses / Programs
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 Indiana 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."
Therapeutic Boarding School
For troubled teens ages 13-18

- Middle School Program
- High School Program
- Credit Recovery
- Accelerated Learning
- College Preparation/ AP Classes
- SAT/ACT Testing Center
- 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.
Brehm School, Jackson County
Courses / Programs
Since 1982, Brehm Preparatory School has been empowering students with learning disabilities and differences to recognize and optimize their potential. Designed around the way each child learns best, an Individualized Holistic Education Plan (IHEP) integrates cognitive, academic, social, and behavioral strategies into a comprehensive program designed to educate the whole child.

Brehm’s caring, highly qualified faculty and staff welcome students in grades 6 through 12+ into a dynamic new learning environment brimming with optimism. Working quickly to break down barriers, build trust, and rebuild self-confidence, they embrace students in a nurturing boarding school environment where each child feels accepted and supported.

This holistic experience produces students with the tools, skills, and confidence to become effective self-advocates and independent learners able to succeed in school, find fulfilling careers, and lead balanced multi-faceted lives.
Co-ed Boarding Program for Grade 6-12 Students with Learning Disabilities:

Cross-curricular competencies:
- Acquiring Information
- Communicating
- Reasoning
- Self-Management
- Using Technology

Curriculum includes:
- English
- Mathematics
- Social Science
- Science
- Physical Education/Health
- Fine Arts
- Foreign Languages
- Computers
- Learning Cognition
- Transition Electives...
Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart, Lake Forest
Courses / Programs
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. Woodlands’ curriculum includes Advanced Placement and honors courses, college prep, an exchange program, an exceptional fine arts program, year-round service opportunities, competitive athletics and club crew, as well as TOEFL and English as a Second Language options.

Boarding students live in single rooms on two floors of the boarding school. Our boarding facilities include wi-fi internet access, student lounges, a fully equipped and stocked kitchen, study rooms, a computer lab, shower facilities, and a laundry room.

Woodlands Academy of the Sacred Heart is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States.
Boarding and Day Programs for Girls in Grades 9-12:

- College Preparatory Curriculum (including English, fine arts, math, science, information technology, international languages, physical education, social studies and theology)

- Advanced Placement and Honors Courses
- College Preparation Courses SAT and ACT
- Exchange Program with Network of Sacred Heart Schools
- TOEFL and English as a Second Language Program
- International Students welcome
Salem4youth Therapeutic Christian Boarding School
Courses / Programs
Based in Flanagan, Illinois, Salem4youth is a Christian Therapeutic Boarding School for troubled boys and young men in Grades 3-12.

We offer an educational program that is specifically structured to support the supervision and training of students that have special challenges.

These challenges can include emotional and behavioral problems, learning difficulties, lack of motivation and other difficulties that may be the result of self-harming or other detrimental behaviors, including drug and alcohol use. As a Christian Boarding School, our therapy is Biblical-based.

We combine our educational program with equine therapy. Using horses therapeutically and vocationally, boys receive riding instructions and are given the responsibility to care for the horses. The relationships developed with our horses help each young man develop self-esteem, control, and responsibility.
Christian Therapeutic Boarding School:

Program for young males with challenges such as:
- Emotional problems; Behavioral problems; Learning difficulties; Lack of motivation; Self-harming; Detrimental behaviors; Drug and alcohol abuse

Educational Program:
- Innovative, computer-based learning for grades 3-12
- Instructional, relational and vocational training
- Creative curriculum
- Equine therapy
- Develop self-esteem, control, and responsibility.
Scattergood Friends School
Courses / Programs
Located in Cedar County in southeast Iowa, Scattergood Friends School is a co-educational Quaker boarding and day school founded in 1890. We provide a college preparatory education with AP courses, SAT and ACT to students in Grades 9-12 from around the world.

Unique in our approach, we emphasize living in community and are devoted to fostering the growth of the whole person. As part of our program, we also offer an independent study program where students choose topics of interest, a laptop program, and month long trips.

Scattergood is accredited by the Iowa Department of Public Instruction as well as the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).

Scattergood’s unique status as a boarding school allows a students to gain experience in many areas. Students share dorms in groups of 25, hang out in the dorm or student lounge, and spend time with their roommates.

Our students come from many states and foreign countries, and from a wide variety of socio-economic backgrounds. Scattergood students have in common the desire for a quality high school education in a good community.
Boarding and Day Programs for Boys & Girls (Grades 9-12)

- Five Day and Full (including weekends) Boarding Options

- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, math, science, social studies, fine arts, foreign languages and athletics

- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses ACT and SAT
- Independent Study Program providng opportunities for students to study topics of interest
- Laptop Program
- Month-Long Trips
- International Students welcome
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.

Our military program is not intended to prepare students for military service but to give our students a competitive edge regardless of their career paths.

Graduates credit the self-discipline and organization they learned at Howe for their success in life. As a college preparatory school with AP and college prep courses PSAT, SAT and ACT, we make every effort to enroll only those students we believe will be successful in this academic environment.

Howe is both a great boarding school and internationally ranked institution of learning. Throughout its history, Howe has continued to build on the strong foundation of excellence in teaching, achievement in the arts and leadership that distinguished the school throughout its existence.

Accredited by the ISACS, Howe is prepared to meet the challenges of the new millennium and educate a new generation of leaders.
Military Boarding Programs for Boys & Girls in Grades 7-12:

- Cadet Program designed to give our students a competitive edge regardless of their career path
- College Preparatory Program with English, math, science, social studies, foreign languages, the arts, athletics
- Lower School
- Upper School
- Potential Achievement Rating (PAR) System which challenges each student to attain measurable academic goals
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses PSAT, SAT and ACT
- Summer Camp