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The Orme School, Mayer AZ:
The Orme School, located in Mayer (halfway between Phoenix and Flagstaff), Arizona, is a co-educational accredited college preparatory boarding school offering grades 8 - 12 and Post-Graduate. The Orme School is a unique community of teachers and students who share a passion for academic excellence, adventure, and personal challenge. The Orme School values of Excellence,Tradition, and Character are enmeshed in our boarding program. We are proud that 100 percent of our graduates are accepted to colleges, universities, or junior colleges.

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Accreditation:

The Orme School is fully accredited by the North Central Association (NCA). Furthermore, the School had applied and was accepted for accreditation as a College Preparatory High School.

These standards include greater program commitment towards all academic areas from class hours to increased percentages of faculty with advanced degrees.

International Students:
As part of The Orme School's commitment to diversity, we actively seek and enroll students from other nations. To date, we have had students from Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong, Canada, Germany, Russia, Moldova, the Bahamas, Lithuania, Bosnia, Columbia and Mexico.

In order to open up the maximum number of positive opportunities for our foreign students, we offer a English as a Second Language (ESL) curriculum.

Co-Educational Boarding School for grades 8-12 and Post-Graduate:

- Boarding School - Grades 8-12 and Post-Graduate
- ESL Program

School features:
- Rigorous academics
- Small classes
- Rustic setting
- Full college acceptance
- Intimate community
- Competitive sports
- Horsemanship
- Outdoor leadership
- Fine arts, and much more...

Location:
The Orme School is located near the geographic enter of Arizona, about halfway between Phoenix and Flagstaff and 3 miles off Interstate 17. It is located along Ash Creek in the high country of central Arizona, an area of striking natural beauty. And yet, Orme is not isolated. The bustling metropolis of Phoenix, and the charming towns of Prescott, Sedona, and Flagstaff are close enough that some students commute to school daily.

They provide regular cultural and recreational opportunities. The campus itself occupies half a square mile (125 hectares). It has tall trees, green lawns, flowery gardens, and historic nineteenth-century ranch buildings.

Residential / Dormitory Living:

- Living in a residential setting, students are entrusted with personal and community responsibility. By assuming this responsibility and holding themselves accountable for their choices, students learn the value of being a contributing member of a caring community.

- Common areas within the dorms provide laundry facilities, shared kitchen, comfortable seating for watching movies or hanging out, and wireless internet access. 

- Lawns and available outdoor seating are also common gathering locations. Students live in fourteen, single-sex dorms divided into Boys’ Camp and Girls’ Camp. Each dorm has between four and six rooms, and the rooms are divided into two-room suites. Typically, each suite has a its own bathroom to share between the two rooms. 

- Dorms and roommates are assigned based on grade level and compatibility, and although not guaranteed, returning students may request a specific dorm and roommate.

- While every room comes with essential furniture, students quickly decorate their rooms to reflect their own individual characters. It is the diversity of these characters that makes dorm life special.

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Address: The Orme School, Yavapai County, Arizona , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2019-09-21 were from:

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Southwestern Academy, Phoenix area
Courses / Programs
Located at Beaver Creek Ranch, Rimrock, outside the city of Sedona, 95 miles north of Phoenix in northern Arizona, Southwestern Academy is a co-ed independent private college preparatory high boarding school for grades 9-12.

We also provide ESL programs and a postgraduate year. In this stunning setting, nature is the ultimate learning laboratory for history, geology, archaeology, biology, and visual and performing art lessons.

At Southwestern, your child can reach their highest potential, participate in sports and activities, and make lifelong friendships. Living on campus is an important part of your child´s educational experience. As students live with classmates from around the world, they learn more about other cultures and expand their horizons.

Our campus dormitories offer a safe and fully supportive environment, supervised by resident counselors. International students are welcome. We have a second campus in San Marino, California and are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Boarding Programs for boys and girls in grades 9-12:

- College Preparatory Curriculum
- English as Second Language (ESL) Program
- Postgraduate Year Program
- We welcome international students

Curriculum subjects include:

- English, math, science, history, social studies, foreign languages, visual & performing arts, physical education, and more...
Fieldstone Academy Boarding School
Courses / Programs
Located in Gunnison, Central Utah, Fieldstone Academy Boarding School is a co-educational boarding school that specializes in College Prep and Academic Catch-up programs. Fieldstone is not a school for students with serious behavioral issues, but is commonly described as a "school for good kids who have gotten off track."

Our curriculum could be described as a highly structured, education and life skills training environment, aimed at the improvement of the whole child. Fieldstone has been very successful at reaching children from every state and in many foreign countries.

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

Fieldstone has an open enrollment with students arrivals throughout the school year and is fully accredited through the Northwest Accreditation Commission and the State Office of Education.
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.
In Balance Ranch Academy
Courses / Programs
In Balance Ranch Academy is a therapeutic boarding school for troubled boys aged 13-17, in beautiful southern Arizona, less than one hour from Tucson. It was developed around a clinically sophisticated model that effectively blends traditional therapy and the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Additionally, the program incorporates research-based relapse prevention techniques, equine therapy and other experiential treatment modalities. In Balance Ranch serves young men who are suffering from substance abuse and other co-occurring disorders.

Our academic courses are fully accredited; students may choose to earn a high school diploma while they are with us, or transfer their earned credits to another school to complete their educational program.

Our experiential learning and one-to-one tutoring model ensures success for many students who have struggled in more traditional school settings.
Therapeutic boarding school program for troubled boys aged 13-17:

- Junior high school program
- Senior high school program
- Remedial, regular, and advanced placement course
- Spanish language instruction
- Vocational training including welding, basic construction
- Therapeutic services
- 12 step recovery program
- Equine-assisted therapy
Verde Valley School
Courses / Programs
Verde Valley School in Sedona AZ (just a short drive from Flagstaff), is an international college preparatory, co-ed boarding school and day school offering grades 9-12.

As part of its ongoing commitment to provide our students with the best possible academic program, VVS is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. All juniors and seniors are enrolled in the IB curriculum, freshmen and sophomores are enrolled in a pre-IB curriculum.

Verde Valley School educates students for college and for life by encouraging them to become intellectually curious, academically accomplished and creatively expressive.

Verde Valley School is accredited by the North Central Association and the International Baccalaureate Organization.
Co-ed Day & Boarding School Programs for students in Grades 9-12:

- Day Programs
- Boarding Programs
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum

Subjects include:
- Native Language
- Second Languages
- Individuals & Societies
- Science
- Mathematics
- The Arts
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 Arizona 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.
Fenster School, Tucson
Courses / Programs
Founded in 1944, Fenster School is a coeducational, college preparatory, boarding and day school in Tucson, Arizona, enrolling students in grades 9 through Post-graduate from across the country and around the world.

We educate students in a healthy, safe, and structured environment where intellectual, social, and emotional learning are equally valued and each individual can realize their potential, grow in self-confidence, and develop an active sense of responsibility in preparation for college and life.

Through small classes, an intentionally designed daily schedule, and encouraging adult mentors, Fenster offers a structured learning environment that promotes student success. Our entire program is based on the five essential core values of integrity, respect, responsibility, compassion, and health and safety.
Co-ed Boarding & Day School Programs for students in Grades 9-12:

- Day programs

- Boarding / Residential programs

- Postgraduate Year program

- ESL English Language program

- College Credit programs for Juniors & Seniors