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Situated in the heart of the Colorado Rockies just 30 minutes from Aspen, the Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) is a co-ed college preparatory boarding school for boys & girls in Grades 9-12.

CRMS is surrounded by some of America's most outstanding vistas. At the crossroads of forest, river, valley and mountain, the 300-acre CRMS campus (which doubles as a working ranch) takes full advantage of its bucolic location in the shadow of 13,000-foot Mount Sopris.


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Photo of Private Boarding High School in Colorado The Garden Program at CRMS provides a context for experiential learning and a vehicle that promotes individual growth and challenge. Through thoughtful and intentional work experiences, students learn about themselves and the world around them while striving to provide sustenance for the community.

At the CRMS garden, students are at the center of the garden’s purpose. During the school year they are actively engaged in all the activities of the garden: preparing the soil, planting, fertilizing, maintaining tools and buildings, irrigating, weeding, controlling pests, composting, harvesting and processing.


School / Office Address: 1493 County Road 106
Carbondale
Colorado
USA
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Despite the campus's remove from the bustle of urban life, visiting CRMS is not difficult. Several airports are within driving distance, and local lodging and dining amenities are plentiful.

By Car:

Driving from Denver:
-Take Interstate 70 west for 160 miles to the Glenwood Springs exit (#116); at the exit, go right, then right at the traffic light (100 yards further), then bear right over the bridge (200 yards further)
-Drive south on Colo. Hwy. 82 for 11.5 miles to the Carbondale turnoff.
-Turn right on Colo. Hwy 133; take one mile to the 7-11 stoplight.
-Turn right onto Main Street/County Road 106 and drive one mile to the school entrance. Look for the visitor parking and the sign for Holden House.

Driving from Aspen Airport:
-Head 'downvalley' (left) on Colo. Hwy. 82 for about 26 miles.
-Just past Mile Marker 12 at, turn left (south) on Colo. Hwy. 133.
-Follow directions in 3rd and 4th bulletpoints as from Denver.

Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-11-17 were from:

Thornton co;   Oklahoma City;   and more.
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Courses / Programs
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Steamboat Mountain School is a coeducational boarding and day high school that blends academics and adventure, combining an outstanding college-preparatory curriculum with extraordinary programs out of the classroom and around the globe to build students’ knowledge, develop their confidence and independence, and prepare them for meaningful and fascinating lives.
Co-educational Day & Boarding School Programs for Students in Grades 9-12:

College Preparatory curriculum - subjects & activities include:
- English
- Math
- Science
- Social studies
- Foreign language
- Computer science
- The Arts
- Advisor Program
- Ski/Ride Programs
- Foreign Travel
- Outdoor Adventure...
Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics
Courses / Programs
Situated in Oklahoma City, The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (OSSM) is a prestigious two-year residential high school (Grades 11 & 12) designed to educate academically gifted high school students in advanced mathematics and science.

OSSM was created through legislative action in 1983 and graduated its first class of 44 seniors from across the state in 1992. The school currently has 71 juniors, 63 seniors and an ultimate enrollment estimated at 300.

OSSM is located on a 32-acre campus in Oklahoma City, just south of the State capital and across from the medical and research facilities of the Oklahoma Health Center. Classes are held in Lincoln School, a renovated Oklahoma City public school, and students live in a residence hall that was completed in early 1998.
2-year Residential High School (Grades 11 & 12) Program for Academically Gifted Students:

- Bio-Medical / Human Biology Courses
- Traditional Biology
- General Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Chemical Equilibrium
- Introduction to Computer Science
- Structured Programming
- Data Structures I and II
- Data Communications and Networking
- Foreign Languages
- Fine Art
- Calculus
- Linear Algebra
- Geometry
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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 New Mexico 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.
Fountain Valley School of Colorado
Courses / Programs
Located at the base of Colorado's majestic Rocky Mountains, Fountain Valley School of Colorado combines intellectual rigor with a spirit of adventure and exploration.

The school offers a college preparatory program for motivated students who seek a diverse and challenging learning experience within a close-knit and supportive community.

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FVS is proud of its Western roots and location, and encourages students to embrace the many opportunities associated with living in the West, including the School's adventurous outdoor education and equestrian programs.

Our strong academic component is complemented by an outstanding arts program, which includes both visual and performing arts. Athletics are also important to the School's 250 students, and FVS offers 33 competitive teams in 19 different sports.
- More than 70 courses across 7 departments, including 19 Advanced Placement courses and a selection of honors courses.

- Language classes are available in French, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish

- Technology curriculum includes classes in program design, digital studio and Photoshop.

- Western Immersion Program is a sophomore-year experiential-based study of the Colorado environment

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Maur Hill-Mount Academy, Atchison
Courses / Programs
Maur Hill-Mount Academy is a Catholic, college preparatory boarding and day school located in Atchison County, northeast Kansas. Maur Hill-Mount Academy educates young men and women in Grades 9-12 in the Benedictine tradition of prayer, work, and love of learning.

MH-MA provides a well-rounded curriculum offering advanced placement courses, college prep SAT and ACT, grade-level requirements, numerous electives and TOEFL courses for international students.

We are accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

On campus, there is a young man's residency center (St. Leos) and a lady's residency center (Howard Hall). Rooms are each furnished with a bed, desk, dresser, and closet space, and they are also each individually climate-controlled so students may adjust to their preference.

The boy's center houses 80 students, while 40 reside in the girl’s center. In each, students have access to a kitchen, laundry facility, and lounges.
Co-ed Boarding and Day Programs for Students in Grades 9-12:

College Preparatory Curriculum:
- featuring English, math, business, American history, science, foreign languages, fine arts, photography, physical education

Further courses include:
- Advanced Placement Courses

- College Preparation Courses SAT and ACT

- TOEFL Courses for non-native speakers of English
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