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Oxford Academy:
Located in Westbrook, Connecticut, 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.

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The Oxford Method of Individualized Instruction:

Photo of Boarding High School for Boys in ConnecticutUnderstanding the individual begins with the admission process. We first get to know the young man, his experiences, interests and goals for the future through one-to-one interviews with the Headmaster, Dean of Studies, and Dean of Students.

Parental input, along with a review of records, including learning profile and previous academic proformance, helps the Dean of Studies determine cirriculum needs. Based on this information, as well as initial testing, a program of coursework is planned that suits the student's goals and academic skills.

Our Faculty:
The faculty of Oxford consists of 22 full-time and 4 part-time members; 45% of whom hold Master's degrees. Teachers at The Oxford Academy receive special instruction and supervision in one-on-one pedagogy from the Headmaster and the Dean of Studies.

Most faculty members live on campus and thus are in constant contact with the boys to advise them not only on academic matters but also on personal and social problems.

Individualized Instruction & Boarding School for Boys in Grades 8-12 and Postgrad:

- English
- Mathematics
- Foreign Language
- Science
- History/ Social Studies
- English As A Second Language (ESL)
- Post Graduate Program
- Summer Session
- College Preparatory Course

Student Life:
The Academy has two dormitory buildings (Davis Hall and Lind Hall), each with facilities for 24 students. There are three resident faculty apartments in each of the dormitory buildings.

Most rooms are double occupancy, and there is a common bathroom in each dormitory. Both dormitories house television lounges and the dining hall is located within Davis Hall.

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Address: 1393 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut , USA
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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.
The Marvelwood School
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The Marvelwood School, in Kent, Connecticut (2 hours from New York City), is an accredited, college preparatory, co-educational boarding school offering Grades 9-12.

Marvelwood's mission is to strengthen the foundation that leads to personal growth and academic success. We seek young people willing to get involved in their own education and committed to the challenge of preparing for college.

Our school is an optimistic place that provides a structured, supportive and challenging environment, celebrates diversity, and awakens untapped potential. Marvelwood is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

With 170 students, the school is small enough for everybody to know everybody else. That also means that every person plays an important role in the life of the school. Students can find roles they are comfortable in as well as responsibilities that challenge them.
College Preparatory Boarding School Programs for Boys & Girls (Grades 9-12)

Subjects & programs include:
- English
- History
- Science
- Mathematics (Algebra, Geometry)
- Foreign Languages
- Arts/Electives (including Ethics & Public Speaking)
- Athletics
- Community Service
- Advanced Placement (AP) classes
- Honors credit available
The MacDuffie School, Hampshire County
Courses / Programs
Located in Granby (part of the Springfield MA metro area), The MacDuffie School is an accredited, co-educational, college preparatory day & boarding school offering 6th-12th Grade (day) & 9th-12th Grade (boarding) programs.

MacDuffie students hail from all over the country and the world, as well as from Springfield and surrounding towns in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Our students come from diverse social and economic backgrounds, and their interaction helps to make MacDuffie an exciting environment in which to learn. Our graduates attend some of the country's most selective colleges and continue on to successful careers.

Approximately 90 miles west of Boston, The MacDuffie School is a rigorous college preparatory school whose mission is to foster in all students the intellectual habits of mind, high ethical standards and respect for diversity required for becoming effective individuals in their personal and work lives and moral and responsible participants in the world beyond.

The MacDuffie School is fully accredited by the New England Association of School & Colleges.
Co-Ed Day & Boarding School Programs:

- 6-12th Grade Day programs

- 9-12th Grade Boarding options

Courses & features include:
- English
- English As A Second Language (ESL)
- British Literature
- American Literature
- History
- AP Modern European History
- U.S. History
- Math
- Science
- World languages
- Athletics
- Arts
- Clubs
- Student government
- Advanced Placement courses...
The Oliverian School, Haverhill
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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

Additional courses:
- 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
Choate Rosemary Hall
Courses / Programs
Choate Rosemary Hall (Choate) represents the best in American secondary education.

Located in Wallingford, CT (2 hours by car/train 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.

Students new to Choate sometimes ask what they need to do to "fit in." The answer is simple: Be yourself and get involved. Choate is a community that has long embraced students and faculty of many backgrounds, cultures, races, and beliefs.

What binds everyone together is not just the shared commitment to superior teaching and learning but the supportive atmosphere in the community. There is pride in the fact that there is no "typical" Choate student.
Boarding & Day Programs (Grades 9-12)

- We offer 240 courses with honors sections and have advanced placement in 26 areas.

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The John Dewey Academy
Courses / Programs
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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.

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Therapeutic Boarding School for Troubled Teens Ages 15-21 (Grades 10-12 & Postgrad)

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- Students carry a minimum of five courses a semester in the traditional divisions of English, History/Social Science, Math, Science, and Foreign Language.

- Highly credentialed staff of dedicated and passionate teachers, a small class size (six students on average)