Contact Page - Therapeutic Boarding School - MT / ID region
Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI):
Located in Troy, 76 miles northwest of Kalispell in northwestern Montana, Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI) is a family-run, accredited, therapeutic boarding school for troubled teenage girls & boys ages 13-18 from throughout the United States. TWAI is also authorized to issue 1-20's for international students from around the world. Email: Contact us below ( or request a callback ).
Established in 2002, we combine the benefits of a residential treatment center (RTC), a wilderness program, and outstanding academic programs for middle school and high school students.
We are accredited by National Independent Private Schools Association (NIPPSA) and Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC).
Who are our students?
With a student to staff ratio of 5:1, TWAI provides an extremely high standard of therapeutic treatment to teenagers who present with the following issues: behavioral problems, addictions, poor academic performance, low self-worth, ADD/ADHD, spectrum disorders, and attachment disorders.
We are a small program (40 students) which means that we can provide a truly unique and customized approach for every student. Our clinical, educational, and operations staff are among the best in the country.
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
- GED Program
- College-level Courses
TWAI graduates average a 3.5 GPA. It is common for a student to complete 1.5 years of course work in 1 year.
We require a 3 month commitment for our customized residential programs. However, in our experience, the best results for lasting success is realized through a time period of 6 + months of treatment. The average stay at our residential treatment center is 12 months.
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