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Southeastern Military Academy, Port St. Lucie:
Located in Port St. Lucie FL, Southeastern Military Academy is a specialized boarding school dedicated to helping troubled and needy boys from ages 11-17.

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Behavioral Re-Education Program with Physical Readiness Training:
During the first several weeks of placement, your son will be participating in the Preparatory Phase of PRT. This phase increases general physical strength, endurance and mobility.

'Doctrine of Discipline':
Immediately upon entry into the program your son will be immersed into a highly structured, highly disciplined program. Every moment will be planned and scheduled. He will be taught the fundamentals of Military Science.

He will learn how to stand at attention, at ease, and at rest. He will learn how to face right, about face, and fall in, in a rank. He will be thoroughly trained and indoctrinated to the 7 Core Values and will make these a part of his everyday life.

During the first 90 days he will spend the majority of his time learning how to obey orders and comply to directives. He will have his physical body pushed to it's limits and will spend many hours in "the Pit" (our physical training area).

He will develop a team concept and will realize that he can do things he never thought he could do. During this time he will also take the Physical Readiness Training Test. This test will evaluate his physical capabilities. If he has worked hard he will pass. This will be the first of many milestones that he will achieve.

Treatment Plan:
In the first few weeks of placement a Treatment Plan will be established with your son. This is a tool by which we measure your son's progress on his presenting problems.

As he progresses in the program these goals are achieved and new ones are set as your son progresses to the next stage of the program.

Training Schedule:

Month 1-3 - Red Phase:
- Toughening Phase of PT
- Physical Readiness Test
- Establish Goals & Treatment Plan

Month 4-6 - White Phase:
- Conditioning Phase of PT
- Youth will be recognizing issues that brought them here

Month 7-12 - Blue Phase:
- Maintenance Phase of PT
- Youth will be actively working on issues
- Youth will begin owning responsibility for issues
- Youth will be able to qualify for increased visitation

Therapeutic Component:
In addition to being provided with a highly structured highly disciplined program your teen will also receive daily anger management, behavioral re-direction, conflict resolution, and relationship building skills as well as Life Skills Training.

Visitation:
Because we are focused on returning your son back to the family within 12 months, we make sure that he realizes the importance of visitation with you.

There will be times when your son will not be able to go home for the weekend due to his behavior or un-willingness to comply with rules, however an on or off-ground visit will be scheduled to insure that family relations are strengthened.

First Visit:
When you come to visit your son, (typically after four weeks), you will most likely see a drastic change already. He will be more positive, communicating better with you, and actually being decent about things.

Before you fall for the trap to take him home, beware! Don't be fooled. A few weeks does not tear down the walls that he has built up over time. A new solid foundation has not yet been built in your child.

Of course, don't be disappointed if you don't see change right away either. Initial changes are surface and are not lasting anyway, so if it takes more time to see the change, simply realize that gradual change is longer lasting.

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Address: 638 SW, Port St. Lucie, Florida , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2023-10-27 were from:

Kissimmee; Jacksonville FL Duval County; Naples, Florida; Royal Palm Beach; Punta Gorda, FL; Lake worth fl; and more.
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Courses / Programs
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Christian Residential Military School Program:
- For troubled boys ages 11-17:

- Middle School (Grades 6-8)

- High School (Grades 9-12)

- G.E.D. (High School Equivalency Exam) study program

- ACT Testing for College Placement
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Courses / Programs
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Co-educational Day & Boarding Programs for Grades 9-12:

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- History
- History and Literature
- Classical Studies
- Theology
- Mathematics
- Science
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The Bolles School, Jacksonville
Courses / Programs
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The Bolles School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Our students learn the importance of self-discipline, respect, personal responsibility and compassion.

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Co-educational Day & Boarding School Programs:

- Day Programs from Kindergarten through 12th Grade
- Boarding Programs for in 7th to 12th Grade
- Lower School
- Middle School
- Upper School
- Advanced Placement Courses
- English as a Second Language

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IMG Academy, Manatee County
Courses / Programs
Situated on a state-of-the-art 450-acre campus in Bradenton, south-west Florida, IMG Academy is an accredited Pre-K–12th grade college preparatory boarding school for ages 11 and up.

IMG Academy is proud to provide a challenging and supportive academic and athletic program for student-athletes from all over the world. We have proven ourselves over the course of 30 years as a world leader in total athletic development for athletes of all ability levels.

Over half of our students come from international backgrounds. Our student-athletes experience different cultures and become friends with others from around the globe. We also offer English language instruction, TOEFL and SAT courses, as well as High School Post-Graduate studies.

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Post-Graduate Programs:
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- Post-Grad University Program

English Language Programs:
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- TOEFL Test Preparation courses
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Sports at IMG Academy:
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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.

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

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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:
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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.
Florida Prep
Courses / Programs
Situated in Melbourne FL, Florida Prep offers a premier college prep education to boys and girls in 6th - 12th grade. The school accepts day and 5/7 day boarders.

Our academic programs are based upon 21st Century Skills & Values, enhanced by exciting electives, clubs, sports and activities. Our classes are small in size and enjoy a low student-teacher ratio.

Florida Prep is just one hour from Orlando, two miles from Space Coast beaches and about 40 minutes from the Kennedy Space Center. Your child will have access to world-class entertainment and educational opportunities that students in other private boarding schools can only dream of.

Campus life at Florida Prep includes a student body comprised of approximately 200 students from 25 states and 20 foreign countries, including Europe, South America, the Caribbean, Africa, Russia, China and Korea.

An active Parent Association and faculty living on campus ensure your child will be surrounded by "a family away from home" at all times.
Co-ed College Prep:
- For students in Grades 6-12:

- Middle School Program (Grades 6-8)
- High School (Grades 9-12)
- Honors and Advanced Placement Program
- AP exams
- Dual Enrollment Program
- Optional Academic Programs: (SAT Preparation; Tutorial Math; TOEFL Preparation, ESL Tutoring)
- Optional Air Force JROTC Program
- Optional Flight Program