Boarding high schools in Kentucky: Christian boarding school for boys & girls, college prep programs. Residential education in USA for international students, co-ed boarding in Eastern Kentucky area, southeast of Lexington.
College Preparatory Curriculum (Grades 7-12) While the curriculum is demanding, the support is abundant. Faculty members are available to provide extra help for serious students after school or during a mutually agreed period.
Boarding students have mandatory evening study hall which is supervised and supported by their dorm parents. Students who are limited or restricted are required to have Saturday study hall as well.
Graduation Required courses include: - 4 credits of English, including English 3 and English 4 at Oakdale - 4 credits of math, including Integrated Math A1 or higher at Oakdale - 3 credits of science, including 1 credit of biology and ½ credit of earth/space science - 3 credits of social science including 1 credit of U.S. history and ½ credit of civics - 1 credit (2 years) of Bible - 2 credits of the same foreign language (or equivalent proven by proficiency exam) - 2 credits of business/vocational to include ½ credit of computer and ½ credit of economics - ½ credit health - ½ credit of physical education (or equivalent) - ½ credit of art history - ½ credit of drama
Examples of electives include: - Art - Botany - Chemistry - Geography - Music - Physics - Psychology - Sociology - Typing - World History - Yearbook
AP Courses are available through History, Science, English, and Math. A student may also take college credit classes through Central Christian college of Kansas. An Honors Diploma is available for superior students who want to prepare more thoroughly for college.
Oneida Baptist Institute (OBI), located a small rural village in the mountains of Clay County, southeastern Kentucky, is a co-educational Southern Baptist boarding school offering residential programs to students in Grades 6-12.
Oneida is a school that accepts students from all over the US and throughout the world, and introduces them to a different way of life, a Christ-centered life. The school provides rules that teach discipline and promote responsibility.
At Oneida Baptist, students will meet people from across the United States and around the world. They will also experience daily chores and responsibilities, interact with Christian adults, attend daily chapel services, receive individual attention in class and have a chance to join sports or other co-curriculars.
Oneida Baptist Institute has private school accreditation through the National Non-Public School Commission, the Kentucky Non-Public School Commission, and the Kentucky Department of Education.
Located on the outskirts of Chattanooga (2 hours from Nashville), Tennessee, Baylor School is a co-educational private boarding school offering Grades 9-12. Boarding schools are well known for their academic excellence and Baylor is no exception.
In addition to small class sizes, a diverse curriculum, and individual attention from teachers and advisers, our boarding students enjoy the distinct advantage of having an "extended family" that includes some of the greatest teachers in the country and students from around the world.
Baylor School’s vision, forged by 120 years of history, embraces the idea that we do not inherit the earth from our ancestors as much as we borrow it from our children.
Our focus is on the future and the realization of each student’s singular potential while we conserve the extraordinary resources that make Baylor such a fabulous place to learn
This 24-hour community allows our residential life faculty to seize every teachable moment whether in the classroom, around the dinner table, or in the dorm.
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 Ohio 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."
• THINK Global School (TGS) is a private, non-profit high school that travels the world, allowing students ages 14-18 years old the chance to study in four new international cities each academic year.
• TGS offers a once-in-a-lifetime educational experience centered around travel and cultural immersion.
• TGS students are competitively selected from all regions and all walks of life. Together they are a miniature United Nations, representing over 25 different countries of citizenship, and a diverse range of experiences, talents and interests.
• THINK Global School if fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools - Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS-WASC).
Upcoming & Previous School Locations around the world: • 2021-2022: Australia, Bosnia, Botswana, Chile, China, Greece, India, Japan, Oman, Panama.
• 2019-2020: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Australia, Chile, Italy
• 2018-2019: China, Oman, Costa Rica, Greece
• 2017-2018: Botswana, India, Japan & Spain
• 2016-2017: Canada, Morocco & Peru
• 2015-2016: Sweden, Bosnia & Italy
• 2014-2015: New Zealand, Costa Rica, Greece
• 2013-2014: India, Tanzania, Japan
• 2012-2013: Argentina, Bhutan, USA
• 2011-2012: Ecuador, Thailand, Germany
• 2010-2011: Sweden, Australia, China
"The collective energy that the students at THINK Global School possess is remarkable. Somehow, the more places they go and things they do, the more energy they have!… It is such an inspiration!" - TGS Residential Advisor
The school year consists of four terms, each held in a different country, where students have the chance to explore the history and culture of fantastic locations worldwide.
• Taught in small classes by friendly, dedicated and experienced teachers
• Student-driven instruction
• All subjects are inspired by the location, and are designed to combine learning with a wealth of cultural experiences.
La Lumiere School is a co-educational boarding and day college-preparatory high school located in La Porte, Indiana, just a over an hour south of Chicago.
Our aim is to shape the complete student in character, scholarship, and faith. Our curriculum, small classes, and dedicated faculty provide an academic environment with emphasis on the individual learner.
For almost a half-century, La Lumiere School has provided a comprehensive college-preparatory education for qualified young men and women from a rich diversity of backgrounds. Current enrollment is over 200 students.
La Lumiere School is accredited by Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and the North Central Association (NCA) and is a member of the Catholic Boarding Schools Association (CBSA), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Midwest Boarding Schools Association (MWBS), and The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS).
Located in Bell Buckle, Tennessee, The Webb School is a private boarding and day school for students in Grades 6-12. Our rigorous college preparatory school programs with SAT and AP courses offer the opportunities and support that prepare students for college.
In our small boarding school community students learn the pride of hard work and the patience necessary to listen to others. They gain the confidence to express themselves, whether in one-on-one conversations or in front of the whole school. Most of all, you find the trust in yourself that you can succeed.
Webb's strong tradition of academic excellence - numerous National Merit Finalists and Semifinalists, SAT scores well above national average, 99% of students getting 3 or better on most AP exams - is grounded in this personal attention.
Boarding students in Grades 7-12 live in a supervised environment featuring four dormitories separated by gender and age.
Our students live and learn under the guidance of our faculty house parents who monitor their academic progress and general well-being. We are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.