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Cranbrook Schools, Bloomfield Hills:
Cranbrook Schools is a private college prep boarding school located in Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Michigan, near Detroit. We provide a co-educational boarding program for domestic and international high school students in Grades 9-12.

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Cranbrook is regarded as one of the top private schools in Michigan with 130 academic course offerings, honors and AP courses, college prep and an international students program. Many of Cranbrook’s boarding school students attend top universities and colleges. Students and families from all over the world come to Michigan to experience one of the finest private school educations in the country. We are more than a school. We are, simply, one of the best engaging and challenging learning communities.

Mission Statement:

Photo of Private Boarding School in Detroit MI areaCranbrook Schools are independent day and boarding schools that provide students with a challenging and comprehensive college preparatory education. 

We motivate students from diverse backgrounds to strive for intellectual, creative, and physical excellence, to develop a deep appreciation for the arts and different cultures, and to employ the technological tools of our modern age. 

Our schools seek to instill in students a strong sense of personal and social responsibility, the ability to think critically, and the competence to communicate and contribute in an increasingly global community.

Guiding Principles:

Cranbrook Schools comprise a college preparatory day and boarding educational institution, early childhood through 12th grade, consisting of three divisions: a lower, middle and an upper school.

We are structured to recognize and respond to the developmental, cognitive and creative needs of boys and girls and are dedicated to excellence in all aspects of education.

Leadership Opportunities:

We believe every student has the potential to become a leader, whether it is through club membership, athletics, the arts, school events, or within our local communities. We strive to offer students opportunities to discover and hone their own leadership skills, and we are proud of our student-leaders’ accomplishments.

Boarding Programs for Boys and Girls in Grades 9-12:
- College Preparatory Curriculum
- Advanced Placment Courses
- College Prep Courses for PSAT, ACT and SAT
- International Students Program with English as a Second Language Classes

Core curriculum subjects:
- Math
- Science
- English
- History
- Foreign Languages
- Computer Science
- Fine and Performing Arts
- Physical Education

Residential Life:

Image of Private Boarding School in Detroit MI areaStudents in Grades 9-12 choose Cranbrook because they want to acquire a superb education at an elite prep school in Michigan. They develop independence and a knack for making sensible decisions.

They share daily life with classmates and resident faculty, easily and naturally continuing class discussions at dinner or over pizza after study. They embrace new cultural experiences, take on new kinds of leadership roles, and make lifelong friends.

As a top boarding school, we foster personal and academic growth while raising awareness and appreciation of our multicultural community. International students are supported in areas of academics, dormitory living, and personal challenges.

Students' weekends are filled with possibilities; a touring show or pro basketball game, a camping, expedition or ski trip, a movie on campus. They attend concerts, lectures and films at the nearby Silverdome, Fox Theater at the Palace of Auburn Hills, watch television, shop in neighboring Birmingham, hang out with friends, have dinner with a teacher or spend the night with a day student friend.

Boys´ Dorm:
The Cranbrook Residential Hall for Boys houses more than 150 students in four different, connected halls. Ninth graders live in Stevens Hall, tenth graders in Marquis, and eleventh and twelfth graders in Page and Coulter Halls.

Girls´ Dorm:
The girls’ residential hall is located on the historic Kingswood campus and houses about 100 girls from all over the country and the world. Girls room in double rooms with shared bathrooms, meaning there are 2 to 4 residents per suite.

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Address: 39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, Michigan , USA
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Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
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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 Michigan 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.
The Leelanau School
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Located on the shores of Lake Michigan and on the banks of the Crystal River in Northwest Michigan, Leelanau is a strength-based small boarding school offering Grades 9-12 to intelligent boys and girls who learn differently, especially those with ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia, and similar learning difficulties.

Whether it is in the classroom, in the dorm, in the equestrian ring, on the slopes, or volunteering in the community, everything about Leelanau is a life-enriching experience.

We build on each student’s learning strengths, creatively using hands-on projects and our dramatic natural setting to help students gain a fresh new sense of independence, engagement, and capability.

The Leelanau School’s Residential Life Program works within our mission to “inspire, encourage and support the discovery of individual potential” through teachings from our residential staff and guest speakers as well as unique Life Skills offerings from our entire faculty and staff.

We are accredited by the Independent Schools Association Central States (ISACS).
Co-Educational Boarding and Day Programs for Students in Grades 9-12:

- College Preparatory Curriculum
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Prep PSAT and SAT
- Core Subjects include humanities, math, science, fine arts, foreign languages, athletics
- ESL and TOEFL Programs for international students
- Learning Resource Center
- Exploratory Week Program with five-day educational adventures
- Life Skills Program
- Mentor Program
- Summer Programs
Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep
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St. Mary's Preparatory, located in Orchard Lake (a suburb of Detroit), Michigan, is an accredited Catholic, all-boys college preparatory day & boarding school offering Grades 9-12.

St. Mary's Preparatory is a four year secondary program of pre-college studies in a disciplined Catholic environment, preparing young men for future study and careers of service. The Prep has both a day student and boarding school program.

St. Mary's is accredited by the State of Michigan Board of Education, the Archdiocese of Detroit, and MNSAA/MANS. Almost 100% of our graduates attend college.

We exist to provide deserving young men the moral guidance, discipline, and education to become Christ-like models of service and leadership for the world.

By completion of our spiritual and educational model, these men gain the character, reverence, and fortitude to meet all challenges for the greater glory of God and their alma mater.
High-School Boarding Program for Boys in Grades 9-12:

College Preparatory Curriculum - core subjects include:
- Computer Science
- English
- Math
- Algebra
- Geometry
- Science (Biology, Chemistry)
- Languages (French, German, Latin, Polish, Spanish)
- Honors Programs
- Theology
- Athletics / Clubs...
Howe Military School
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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
North Cedar Academy
Courses / Programs
With a beautiful and safe location in the Wisconsin Northwoods, North Cedar Academy (NCA) is a dual-enrolment private boarding high school for U.S. and international students in Grades 9-12.

Students graduate with a high school diploma and an Associate in Arts (AA) degree from the University of Wisconsin Colleges (UWC). All of our courses are taught at Advanced Placement (AP) or college level.

Our collegiate high school is situated on ninety-six acres along the Flambeau River in Ladysmith, Wisconsin. We aim to provide motivated and committed students with a unique and innovative educational experience.
Boarding High School for Grades 9-12

We offer a full dual-credit program with students graduating with:

- A high school diploma

- An Associate in Arts (AA) degree from the University of Wisconsin Colleges (UWC)
Interlochen Arts Academy High School
Courses / Programs
Located at the Center for the Arts in Interlochen, 15 miles southwest of Traverse City in northwest Michigan, Interlochen Arts Academy High School is the world's first and foremost fine arts boarding high school for boys and girls in Grades 9-12.

We offer the highest quality training with college-preparatory academics. Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school prepares young artists for rewarding careers and fosters academic excellence offering programs in creative writing, dance, motion picture arts, music, theatre arts and visual arts.

The academic curriculum includes math, sciences, English, history, political science and world language. Courses are rigorous and often exceed honors or advanced placement levels.

Boarding students at Interlochen Arts Academy live in one of six residence halls. Student rooms are small but comfortable and provide space and furnishings for resting and studying.

The campus is a safe, residential setting where students learn independence and self-reliance sooner than their peers attending other schools - a real advantage when preparing for college.
Co-educational Boarding Programs for High School Students in Grades 9-12:

- College Preparatory Academic Curriculum (math, English, science, history, political science and world languages)
- English as a Second Language
- International students welcome
- Summer Arts Camps
- Adult Arts Program

Fine Arts Programs for high school students including:
- Creative Writing
- Dance such as ballet, modern dance and jazz
- Motion Picture Arts
- Music
- Theatre Arts
- Visual Arts