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Private Boarding & Day School in Jacksonville, FL

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The Bolles School, Jacksonville:
The Bolles School is a private college preparatory school with an international reputation for excellence. Located in Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida, the school enrolls more than 1,700 boarding and day students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 on four campuses, Ponte Vedra, Whitehurst, Bartram and San Jose.

Accreditation:

Photo of Private Boarding & Day School in Jacksonville, FLThe Bolles School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Our Goals:
- Curriculum & Programs:
The School will preserve the tradition of excellence in preparing students for college and life, while providing a comprehensive breadth of learning opportunities and experiences.

- Student Life:
The School will foster a community that respects, supports, and celebrates the unique talents and characteristics of each student.

- Faculty:
The School will attract, develop and retain a faculty that would be considered among the very best on a national basis and that have the character and commitment to positively influence students in a manner consistent with the Bolles mission.

- Finance & Development:
The School will develop and manage the fiscal resources that enable Bolles to provide an optimal teaching and learning environment.

- Governance & Management:
The School will foster visionary and effective leadership.

- Facilities:
The School will provide facilities that compliment and enhance the overall educational experience while preserving the unique character of each Bolles campus.

Co-educational Day & Boarding School Programs:

- Boarding Programs for boys and girls in 7th to 12th grade
- Day Programs for boys and girls from Kindergarten through 12th grade
- College Preparatory Curriculum with subjects including math, science, English, Spanish, French, German, Latin and other languages, social studies, history, fine and performing arts, physical education
- Lower School
- Middle School
- Upper School
- Advanced Placement Courses
- English as a Second Language

Our students learn the importance of self-discipline, respect, personal responsibility and compassion. With boarders in Grades 7-12 from more than 25 countries, the program offers diversity and a sense of family that enhances the Bolles experience. Shuttle buses transport boarding students to their respective campuses for school and other activities.

International Students:
At The Bolles School we welcome international students. Our superb English as a Second Language program assists international students in their course and helps them to adapt to the culture. Upon graduation, students involved in this program are ready to continue their education in the United States.

Boarding Life:

Image of Private Boarding & Day School in Jacksonville, FL- For our boarding students, Bolles is a second home. With boarders in grades 7-12 from more than 25 countries, the program offers diversity and a sense of family that enhances the Bolles experience.

- Female boarding students live on the Bartram Campus, and male boarders on the San Jose Campus. Each group has a supervisor, several faculty members and their families living on campus with them. Boarding students get the guidance and discipline they would at home, as well as familial intimacy.

- The San Jose Campus features comfortable residence halls for 80 male students. The Bartram Campus is home to approximately 50 female boarders, nestled in a picturesque wooded setting along Pottsburg Creek.

- In addition to the excellent recreational facilities for boarding students on both campuses, students also take part in organized off-campus activities that provide entertainment and enrichment.

- Shuttle buses transport boarding students to their respective campuses for school and other activities. For students in grades 7-9, the boarding program includes structured study time, room inspection and daily academic counseling. This prepares them for more independent living in grades 10-12.

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Address: 7400 San Jose Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-08-18 were from:

UK / GB;   NY;   Japan;   Largo;   freeport, Bahamas;   Kissimmee Fl;   Freeport, Bahamas;   orlando;   jacksonville , fl / southside near the Avenue mall;   West Palm Beach / Florida;   and more.
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Shepherd's Hill Academy
Courses / Programs
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We help children struggling to cope with phobias, emotional issues, learning disabilities, physical and sexual abuse, depression, negative peer pressure, trauma, and rebellious behavior.

The unique therapeutic structure of SHA consistently provides a safe, loving and Christ-centered environment. The SHA Team provides 24/7 care and maintains a 5-1 student-to-staff ratio.

We are equipped with a completely devoted Christian staff that uses biblical principles in a loving authoritative community environment.
Therapeutic Boarding School Programs for Troubled Teens Ages 12-17:

- Shepherd's Hill Academy (fully accredited, year-long junior and senior high school)

- Wilderness Program (all negative cultural influences are removed in an unplugged environment)

- Equine Program (provides healing to teens)

- Next Step Program (the middle ground between the Wilderness Program and home)

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- Sports, field trips, games, horses, animals, gardening, homesteading, construction projects, devotions, accountability groups, game room, exercise room, yoga therapy, swimming, music room, and chapel
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).

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.
Southeastern Military Academy, Port St. Lucie
Courses / Programs
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.

Southeastern Military Academy is a 12 month boarding school that utilizes military style components for the establishment of a "Doctrine of Discipline" in the lives of the struggling teens who come to the school.

The Academy provides a viable alternative to school dropouts for struggling teens needing behavioral re-direction in a military style environment.

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In the first phase goals and treatment plan are established, the second phase is aimed at recognizing issues that brought the boys to the school while the third phase involves actively working on issues and beginning to own responsibilty for past behaviour.
Specialized boarding school for troubled and needy boys (ages 11-17)

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Florida Prep
Courses / Programs
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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
Lakeland Grace Academy
Courses / Programs
Conveniently situated in Polk County FL between Tampa and Orlando along Interstate 4, Lakeland Grace Academy is a private, accredited 40-bed Christian boarding school for at-risk girls ages 12-17.

Registered with the State of Florida and a member of the Florida Association of Christian Child Caring Agencies (FACCCA), we provide a 15-month wellness program to girls who are struggling with problems such as low self-esteem, depression, at-risk behavior and rebellion.

Our student residences are located in a 10,000 square foot home-like facility on acreage nestled in a middle class community in Lakeland FL.

Lakeland Grace Academy provides focused and individualized academic attention for the girls in its care. The focus is on improved study skills, which gives a competitive advantage in college.
Therapeutic and Academic Residential Program:

- Duration: 15 months (for Girls ages 12-17)

Features include:
- Individual and Group Counseling
- Academic Education
- Participation in Activities
- Great Campus Environment
- Qualified and Dedicated Staff Members
- Outreach Opportunities
- Christian Values
Gateway Military Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in Holmes County in northern Florida, Gateway Military Academy is a Christian military school and residential boarding school working on life transformation in troubled boys ages 11-17 from all over the U.S.

We offer a life-changing boarding school program that builds self-esteem, respect and leadership along with top academics. It is designed to have a huge impact on a difficult teenage boy who is struggling or perhaps has gotten into trouble with the law or has given up on school.

Gateway features all of the elements that will have the most positive life-long impact on boys in the shortest possible time, administered by loving mentors and peers who encourage them to success.

The military academy, accredited school, working ranch and farm, counseling and mentoring, competitive team sports, spiritual emphasis and our hands-on outreach to the community and missions trips to 3rd world countries all combine to make young men all they can be, and more.
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