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.
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 Kentucky 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."
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.
Founded in 1916, Virginia Episcopal School (VES) is a college preparatory, coeducational, independent boarding and day school for students in Grades 9-12 located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lynchburg, Virginia and consisting of an intimate academic community of 200 students.
At VES, your friends will be from all over the country as well as the world! Our students represent eleven different states and eight foreign countries.
Our small student body allows us to maintain a tight-knit community of familiar faces. We maintain an average class size of 10-12 students, and the overall student-to-teacher ratio is 5:1. More than two-thirds of our students live on campus.
We are accredited by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS), Virginia Council for Private Education (VCPE), National Association for Principles of Schools for Girls (NAPSG), and The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS).
Boarding and Day Programs for boys and girls Grade 9-12:
- College preparatory curriculum with seven honors courses and seventeen advanced placement courses including English, science, mathematics, fine arts, foreign languages, history, computer science and religion
• 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).
Current & Previous School Locations around the world:
• 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.
Blue Ridge School (BRS) is an all-boys, college preparatory, private boarding school for Grades 9 through 12.
We are located 1 mile north-west of Dyke in Greene County in Central Virginia, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our school is situated 20 miles north of downtown Charlottesville, and approximately a 2.5 hour drive from both Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.
We serve young men who respond well to small classes, a structured environment and a strong sense of community. Our faculty challenges each boy to reach beyond his current level of performance and expectation to discover his potential.
The average class size is 8 and the average student load per teacher is 40. This allows teachers to give personalized attention and individualize teaching materials for their classes.
Our school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the Virginia Association of Independent Schools.
Oak Hill Academy is a non-military, Baptist-affiliated, co-educational boarding / day high school that provides college preparatory education for Grades 8-12, for both domestic and international students.
Nestled in the centre of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, we are approximately 1.5 miles from the village of Mouth of Wilson, Grayson County, Virginia, 80 minutes drive west of Galax and 45 minutes south of Marion, VA. We are easily accessible from interstate 77.
At Oak Hill, 95% of graduates go on to college, and we are fully accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools. We accept year-round applications.
Since 1878, we have transformed the lives of hundreds of unmotivated students. Our safe, nurturing environment combines structure with self-reliance, and discipline with discovery. We offer challenging academics, small class sizes and attentive staff.
Our boarding school combines structure with self-reliance, discipline with discovery and a firm hand with a warm heart. Our curriculum challenges the brightest student and encourages those who are unmotivated or experiencing difficulty in their school setting.