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Choate Rosemary Hall:
Choate Rosemary Hall (Choate) represents the best in American secondary education. Located in Wallingford, Connecticut (2 hours from Boston & New York), Choate is a private, college-preparatory, coeducational boarding and day school offering third form through sixth form (grades 9-12), including a post-graduate year option. Our balanced curriculum offers students a firm grounding in the fundamentals of clear thinking and expression — with emphasis on individual development. We offer 240 courses with honors sections and have advanced placement in 26 areas.

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Academic Curriculum (grades 9-12):
Our six academic departments all offer traditional core courses as well as a variety of electives. The expectation at Choate is that students — as well as faculty and staff — energetically and enthusiastically devote significant time and energy to the pursuit of learning.

Arts:
- Required: Three terms of arts (one in the third form, one in the fourth or fifth form, and one in the sixth form) from two areas: music, theater or visual arts.

English:
- Required: Four years of English (one course each term at Choate).

History, Philosophy, Religion and Social Sciences:
Required: One year of World History, usually fulfilled in the fourth form year; one year of United states History, usually fulfilled in the fifth form year; and one term of philsophy or religion.

Languages:
Required: Three years (through the 300 or 350 level) of Chinese, French, Latin or Spanish or completion of our Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies Program. These are our diploma languages.

Choate offers instruction in 7 foreign languages with in-depth study in: Arabic, Chinese, French, Latin, and Spanish. We offer courses in Intensive Beginning Greek and Italian.

Mathematics:
Required: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II

Science:
Required: One year of a laboratory course in physical science, either physics or chemistry; and one year of a biology course in a laboratory in this order. This sequence does not apply to students who have completed biology before entering Choate Rosemary Hall.

Quantitative (Q Credit):
Required: 14 terms in secondary school of a Quantitative course, otherwise known as the Q credit.

Contemporary Global Studies:
Required: One term of a course deemed to fulfill the requirement for three- and four-year students.

Study Abroad Programs:
Choate students may elect to spend an academic term abroad in China, France, Italy, or Spain (open to students entering 10th through 12th grade). Approximately one-third of our students study abroad in France, Spain, Italy, or China at some time during their years at Choate. Choate also offers summer study abroad programs in China, France, and Spain.

Signature Programs: 
Arts Concentration Program, Cum Laude Society, Directed Study, English Enhancement Program, Science Research Program, Senior Projects & more...

Capstone Program:
Finish your Choate career with a Capstone project. Seniors may create an individualized program, which typically includes two related courses in both the fall and winter terms and an independent project (the “capstone”) in the spring term. Some recent capstones include international economics, historical trends in American foreign policy, China/U.S. Relations and creative writing.

Music Program:
For students simply just interested in music and wish to take courses or are serious about studying an instrument and learning about music in-depth. In addition to music courses on a vast array of topics – classical music, world music, jazz history, American popular music, theory, harmony and counterpoint, etc.

The program also offers: symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, string orchestra, symphonic wind ensemble, jazz ensemble, chorus, chamber chorus, festival chorus, student-directed vocal ensembles.

Further Programs:
- Visual Arts Program
- Theater and Dance Program
- Summer Programs for Middle School / High School Students

Sport Activities:
Including athletics, football, soccer, and ice hockey, we offer 80 interscholastic teams and opportunities to play at every level.

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Address: 333 Christian Street, Wallingford, Connecticut , USA
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The Glenholme School, Litchfield
Courses / Programs
The Glenholme School is located in Washington, a town in Litchfield County CT.

The school combines a traditional boarding school experience and a therapeutic atmosphere complemented by a positive, motivational program, devoted to young people (ages 10-21) who struggle with Asperger's, ADHD, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences.

The Glenholme School offers challenging extracurricular courses to instruct students in grades 5 through post-graduate (PG) to achieve competence, socially and academically. The graduates of Glenholme matriculate to colleges and universities and go on to meaningful careers.

Instruction, in both self-contained and departmentalized classes, comprises elements of small group and individualized instruction through diverse curricula and presentation methods. These varied approaches help to meet individual learning styles and course work needs.
Traditional Boarding School for Boys & Girls in Grades 5-12:

- 12 month boarding
- Speech and Language Therapy
- Vocational Exposure/Experience
- Student Computer Network
- Occupational Therapy
- Tutoring
- Standardized Educational Testing
- Critical thinking
- Organization
- Day School Program
- Extended Day Programs...
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.

We welcome students from Massachusetts, across the U.S., and students from around the world (TWAI is authorized to issue 1-20's for international students).

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.
St Thomas More School
Courses / Programs
Located on picturesque Gardner Lake in Oakdale, in New London County CT, St. Thomas More School is an accredited college preparatory Catholic boarding school for boys. We offer Grades 8 - postgraduate for US students, and Grade 7 - postgraduate for international students.

Our current student population is approximately 200 students representing 15 states and six countries. Our school was founded in 1962 to serve young men with ability who have not yet fulfilled their potential.

At St. Thomas More you will learn an essential truth: the more you apply yourself, the more you will accomplish. In the small, familial community that is our school, we expect you to do more because we do more for you.

Classes are small, on average 11, so you can expect to learn more. We offer over 50 different courses in our high school curriculum with individual help available and a monitored evening study hall.
College Preparatory Curriculum for Boys (Grades 7-Postgrad)

- Grades 8 through postgraduate for US students

- Grades 7 through postgraduate for international students

Subjects include:
- SAT preparation
- ESL
- Fine Arts & Theology
- History
- Mathematics
- Modern Languages
- Science
- English
Forman School, Litchfield
Courses / Programs
Forman School in Litchfield, CT is a coeducational college-preparatory boarding and day school offering grades 9-12 and postgraduates to students with identified learning differences including dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and ADD/ADHD.

We are located in the scenic Northwest Hills of Connecticut, just 2.5 hours from New York City by car. Our community is comprised of 215 students from 25 states and 16 international countries.

A Forman education is based on the knowledge that students learn differently. An average class size of six and student-faculty ratio of 3:1 makes it possible to prepare each student for college and beyond. A strong close-knit community provides a secure place to live and learn.

At Forman, our students feel safe and the School becomes a second home. We are a community where relationships matter and where we watch out for and support each other. The sense of community and independence is evident every day, in all that we do.

Our program does not support students with a diagnosis of Autism or Aspergers, nor does it support students with behavioral or emotional difficulties.
College Preparatory Curriculum (grades 9-12 + PG):

- English; Mathematics; History, including U.S. History; Science, Executive Functioning, Thinking and Writing; Strategies Instruction, Perspectives in Learning, Arts; World Language, Winterim, Community Service.

Extracurricular Activities:

- 26 competitive athletic offerings, extensive visual and performing arts programs, boat building, sign language, rock and jazz band, theater, videography and photography, and the Costa Rican Rain Forest Project.
Oxford Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in Westbrook, Middlesex County CT, Oxford Academy is a private boarding school offering individualized instruction to boys in Grades 8-12+ who have academic weaknesses or wish to accelerate their high school programs.

Through one-on-one instruction, students are able to work at their own pace and achieve success. In some instances, students are able to complete the equivalent of two years of high school in one year at Oxford.

Since 1906 Oxford Academy has provided young men ages 13-20 with a successful educational experience through one-to-one instruction in a structured boys boarding school with a close caring community of teachers and peers.

The rolling admissions policy allows Oxford to address each student's application immediately, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Individualized Instruction & Boarding School for Boys in Grades 8-12 and Postgrad:

Subjects include:
- English
- Mathematics
- Foreign Language
- Science
- History/ Social Studies
- English As A Second Language (ESL)
- Post Graduate Program
- Summer Session
- College Preparatory Course...
The Beacon School, Connecticut
Courses / Programs
Situated in Stamford CT, just 40 miles north of New York City, The Beacon School is an accredited, college-preparatory private school that offers specialized, residential academic programs for international students.

Our Beacon Pathway Program and English Summer Immersion Camps offer students an opportunity to experience a comprehensive U.S. college preparatory curriculum while improving their English language skills, and living in the United States.

At Beacon, students with high-average to superior ability have the opportunity to pursue their passions, discover new interests, and develop their talents in an enriched academic setting guided by the tenets of gifted education.

Beacon’s mission is to provide an inspirational learning environment where students are free to be themselves, follow their passions, stretch their imaginations, and foster integrity.

Our students play an integral role in the development of their programs; we have found that by enlisting them in the educational process, we can instill in them a sense of ownership and personal direction.
Beacon Pathway Course:
- College Preparatory Coursework
- Intensive English Language
- Grade Appropriate Math, Science & History
- Athletics & Arts Electives
- Highly Regarded Test Preparation
- Double occupancy rooms for boarders

- Students leave Pathway with one year’s worth of credits at a US high school and admission to the best-fit school for you.

English Summer Immersion Camp:
- Duration: 3-6 weeks
- Accommodation in a hotel within walking distance of campus
- 25 hours of ESL Instruction per week
- After class activities with American peers