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Berkshire School:
Berkshire College is a co-educational boarding school for grades 9-12 in Sheffield, New Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts (New England). At Berkshire, we offer a first-rate academic program, distinctive opportunities in the arts, and excellent athletics. We provide an exceptional college preparatory curriculum with PSAT, SAT and ACT as well as AP offerings in all disciplines. It is what happens at the periphery of this exceptional core that sets a school apart.

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Boarding Programs for Boys & Girls in Grades 9-12:

Academics:

Berkshire’s academic program is firmly rooted in an exceptional college preparatory curriculum with English, fine arts, history, languages, mathematics and science. Our curriculum features a wealth of advanced and AP courses across all disciplines.

In addition, unique opportunities to excel in math/science research, student-directed independent study, and electives in science, history, and fine arts allow students to pursue advanced study at Berkshire with distinctive results.

As creative and agile problem solvers, strong critical thinkers, persuasive communicators, and active global citizens, they confidently enter the ever-changing 21st century equipped with the skills required to excel. In short, Berkshire’s balance between academic rigor and possibility is unique and allows our students to flourish as independent learners, as community members, and as professionals.

Berkshire’s experienced and talented faculty is our greatest resource. They continually challenge and inspire our students to draw upon their full academic talents and intellectual gifts.

The recently renovated Berkshire Hall is an unparalleled tePhoto of Private Boarding High School in Massachusettsaching resource and features modern classrooms, state-of-the-art academic technology, and well-designed study spaces. At the top of Buck Valley, it stands as an enduring symbol of the School’s commitment to its students.

The momentum across all corners of Berkshire’s campus is echoed loudly in our academic program and gives our students every reason to look forward to the next century with great confidence and anticipation.

Advanced Placement Courses:
All departments English, fine arts, history, languages, mathematics and science offer Advanced Placement (AP) courses that can help a motivated and qualified student prepare for the College Board Advanced Placement Exams. Selection for an Advanced Placement course requires the successful completion of all course prerequisites and is determined by the department.

College Preparation Courses:

We offer college preparation courses including PSAT, SAT and ACT.

Pro Vita Courses for Topics of Interest:

During the last week before spring vacation, Berkshire students, faculty, staff and guest teachers embark on a week-long journey exploring passions and interests.

Students enjoy a break from the regular curriculum and faculty turn their focus to a topic of their interest. With over 90 courses on topics ranging from presidential politics and Northern Ireland to intellectual property law and landscape design, there is always something for everyone during Pro Vita.

Advanced Math/Science Research Program:
Students at Berkshire School have the opportunity to explore mathematics and science in a way that few high school students are able to. In addition to a rigorous selection of AP courses, the students are also able to do higher level mathematics and science research with professional research mentors.

Center for Writing and Critical Thinking:
Berkshire School’s new Center for Writing and Critical Thinking offers students individual assistance with their writing, as well as weekly, form-specific faculty forums, and the opportunity to utilize a space that is exclusively dedicated to writers and to writing.

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Berkshire School’s commitment to environmental stewardship is rooted deep in its history. Berkshire School stresses learning that is rooted in what is local - the unique history, environment, culture, economy, and literature, of our particular place.

Berkshire School is the first secondary school in the country to partner with Clean Air-Cool Planet, the region's leading organization dedicated to finding and promoting solutions to global warming. Our students take part in outdoor activities and projects to learn how they can help and protect the environment.

Athletics:
Berkshire School supports a rigorous athletic development program that teaches mental and physical self discipline, teamwork, leadership, and the ability to deal with adversity.

We believe that all Berkshire students should have the opportunity to participate as members of well-coached, competitive teams, and we are committed to providing quality coaching at all levels of interscholastic athletics. Sports include basketball, football, lacrosse, baseball and tennis.

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Address: Sheffield, 245 North Undermountain Road, Great Barrington, Massachusetts , USA
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Milton Academy, Boston
Courses / Programs
Located in Milton MA, 8 miles south of Boston, Milton Academy is a private, preparatory, co-educational boarding school offering a rigorous Grade 9 - 12 curriculum.

Today, both young people and adults at Milton cite the diversity of the school community as a crucial element of living and learning. Students and faculty who are here, as varied and exciting as they are, attract others who want to learn and to teach in an environment this stimulating.

One of Milton's strengths is that the school offers the benefits of a boarding school and a day school. The full involvement of both of these student populations in the life of the school enhances and broadens the experience of each of the respective groups. Both boarding students and day students lead and participate in all aspects of School life.
Co-Educational Boarding High School (Grades 9-12)

Departments include:
- Classics
- English
- History
- Mathematics
- Modern Language
- Music
- Performing Arts
- Physical Education
- Science
- Visual Arts
THINK Global School
Courses / Programs
• 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.

Features: 
• 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.
Putnam Science Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in Putnam, Connecticut, Putnam Science Academy is a private boarding school for boys offering a comprehensive college preparatory program focusing on science, mathematics, and technology.

PSA is a small structured school delivering a rigorous, innovative educational program. Our school offers small classes and a unique advisor program.

Students meet with their faculty advisors daily to address academic or personal issues. PSA recruits the international students all over the world.

PSA won the Connecticut Science Olympiad four years in a row and represented the state of Connecticut in National Science Olympiads.
Boarding School Programs for Boys in Grades 9-12:

- We offer a full high school program 9th-12th with a complete curriculum in each school.

- Offering traditional courses and extracurricular classes such as AP Math, SAT, ESL, JAVA, 3D Modeling, Web Design. Advanced Placement Program. High School Intensive English Program, Summer ESL Camp.
Riverview School
Courses / Programs
Riverview School is a private co-ed boarding school in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, that serves students ages 11-22 with complex language, learning and cognitive disabilities.

Our co-educational boarding school services 180 students ages 11–19 in the middle and secondary program, and ages 18–22 in the post-secondary program (GROW) with a 5-week summer option.

The School is committed to developing student competence and confidence in academic, social and independent living skills.

Riverview’s use of a thematic, integrated approach promotes learning and generalization of skills across settings. This includes the use of teaching strategies (academic, social, and independent living) across both classroom and dormitory environments.

Riverview is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC) and approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
Boarding School Programs for Students with Language, Learning & Cognitive Disabilities (Ages 11-22)

- Middle, Secondary and Post-Secondary School
- Licensed faculty and sensitive staff
- Direct instruction in reading, writing and math
- Low student-to-teacher ratio
- Self-esteem enhancement and social skills support
- Twenty-four hour healthcare services
- Comprehensive after school and weekend activity program
- Sports program...
St. Johnsbury Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, St. Johnsbury Academy is a private, independent, coeducational boarding and day school enrolling students in Grades 9-12.

Serving young people from more than 50 Vermont and New Hampshire towns and boarding students from more than 25 countries and as many U.S. states, the Academy is a remarkably diverse community that actively encourages each student, teacher, and staff member to Dream Big.

St. Johnsbury Academy is a member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the National Association of Independent Schools, the Independent Schools Association of Northern New England, and the Vermont Independent Schools Association.
Co-Ed Boarding & Day School for Students in Grades 9-12:

- Postgraduate year
- Advanced Placement program
- English
- ESL - English as a Second Language
- Fine Arts
- Health and Wellness
- Languages
- Mathematics
- Science
- Senior Capstone
- Social Studies
- STeM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)...
Chamberlain International School
Courses / Programs
Located in Plymouth County MA, Chamberlain International School is a co-educational therapeutic boarding and day school, serving students ages 11-22 from Massachusetts, across the United States, and throughout the world.

We offer college preparatory and general education courses to both middle and high school students. As well as academics, Chamberlain offers on-campus diagnostic programming, individual therapy, psychiatric services, therapeutic groups, nursing care, and family therapy.

Chamberlain is co-educational with 98 boarding and 20 day students, typically 60/40 males to females. Students range in age from 11-22 and are in Grades 6-12. Some students stay beyond Grade 12 to participate in a transition program which may involve an apprentice program, college studies or both.

Chamberlain's students have a wide range of challenges, interests, insights, and potential. We have a 1:4 teacher-to-student ratio. Like everyone working at Chamberlain, teachers are profoundly committed to providing a great school experience for students who need strong support.
Therapeutic Boarding & Day Programs for Students Ages 11-22 (Grades 6-12)

- We offer college preparatory and general education courses to both middle and high school students.

- A strong focus of our academic program is on meeting the skills required in the core academic subjects: Literature, Writing, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science.

- Our students also benefit from additional studies in Foreign Language, Visual Arts, Automotive Technology, Physical Education, Health, and Study Skills.