Private boarding schools in Michigan: Boarding high school for kids with learning difficulties, ADD, ADHD & dyslexia. College prep programs for boys & girls, residential education in Northern Michigan for bright/ gifted students.
The Leelanau School: Located in Glen Arbor, Leelanau County, northwestern Michigan, the Leelanau School is a co-educational college preparatory boarding and day school for Grades 9-12 focused on attracting average to above average students with learning difficulties such as ADHD, ADD and Dyslexia.
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Co-Educational Boarding and Day Programs for Students in Grades 9-12:
The Leelanau School is the experience-based, five-senses learning community where students live and discover together on Lake Michigan’s wooded shore. We build on each student’s learning strengths, creatively using hands-on projects and our dramatic natural setting to help students gain a fresh new sense of independence, engagement, and capability.
- College Preparatory Curriculum
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Prep PSAT and SAT
- ESL and TOEFL Programs for international students
- Learning Resource Center
- Exploratory Week Program with five-day educational adventures
- Life Skills Program
- Mentor Program
- Summer Programs
Cranbrook Schools is a private college prep boarding school located in Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Michigan, close to Detroit.
The schools are comprised of; an elementary school with a private preschool, a middle school with a distinct boys and girls chapters, and a co-ed college prep private boarding high school.
Cranbrook is regarded as one of the top private schools in Michigan, with 130 academic course offerings, honors and AP courses, college prep and an international students program. Many of Cranbrook’s boarding school students attend top universities and colleges.
As a top boarding school, we foster personal and academic growth while raising awareness and appreciation of our multicultural community.
International students are supported in areas of academics, dormitory living, and personal challenges.
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 Michigan 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."
St. Mary's Preparatory, located in Orchard Lake (a suburb of Detroit), Michigan, is an accredited Catholic, all-boys college preparatory day & boarding school offering Grades 9-12.
St. Mary's Preparatory is a four year secondary program of pre-college studies in a disciplined Catholic environment, preparing young men for future study and careers of service. The Prep has both a day student and boarding school program.
St. Mary's is accredited by the State of Michigan Board of Education, the Archdiocese of Detroit, and MNSAA/MANS. Almost 100% of our graduates attend college.
We exist to provide deserving young men the moral guidance, discipline, and education to become Christ-like models of service and leadership for the world.
By completion of our spiritual and educational model, these men gain the character, reverence, and fortitude to meet all challenges for the greater glory of God and their alma mater.
Situated on a 150-acre campus in Austinburg, north-east Ohio (one hour east of Cleveland, Ohio), Grand River Academy is a college preparatory, all-boys boarding school for students in Grades 9-12 (with a post grad year option).
Founded in 1831, we provide a college preparatory curriculum for students who have demonstrated intellectual ability, yet have not reached their full potential. The Academy is proud of our 100% college acceptance rate and works hard to place our students in the best universities possible.
The college counseling department creates comprehensive, individualized plans for each student, beginning in sophomore year. Our English Language Program prepares international students for academic success in America.
Our Residential Life Program focuses on community building, forging friendships and teaching our young men how to navigate adolescence. Students are admitted anytime throughout the year.
Located at the Center for the Arts in Interlochen, 15 miles southwest of Traverse City in northwest Michigan, Interlochen Arts Academy High School is the world's first and foremost fine arts boarding high school for boys and girls in Grades 9-12.
We offer the highest quality training with college-preparatory academics. Interlochen Arts Academy boarding high school prepares young artists for rewarding careers and fosters academic excellence offering programs in creative writing, dance, motion picture arts, music, theatre arts and visual arts.
The academic curriculum includes math, sciences, English, history, political science and world language. Courses are rigorous and often exceed honors or advanced placement levels.
Boarding students at Interlochen Arts Academy live in one of six residence halls. Student rooms are small but comfortable and provide space and furnishings for resting and studying.
The campus is a safe, residential setting where students learn independence and self-reliance sooner than their peers attending other schools - a real advantage when preparing for college.
Co-educational Boarding Programs for High School Students in Grades 9-12:
- College Preparatory Academic Curriculum (math, English, science, history, political science and world languages)
- English as a Second Language
- International students welcome
- Summer Arts Camps
- Adult Arts Program
Fine Arts Programs for high school students including:
- Creative Writing
- Dance such as ballet, modern dance and jazz
- Motion Picture Arts
- Theatre Arts
- Visual Arts
New Creations Chapel is a multi-faceted Christian organization located in East Richmond, Indiana. Our primary focus is a boarding school for teens in transition ages 12-18. We assist teens transitioning from a general state of rebellion to young adulthood.
Our Christian Ministry and Boarding School is big enough to offer sports, television production, horsemanship and choir - yet small enough to minister to the individual.
We offer a highly structured learning environment designed to meet the spiritual, physical and educational needs of the student.