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Saint John's Preparatory School:
Saint John's Preparatory School is a Benedictine, co-educational, boarding and day college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12, with boarding options beginning in the 9th grade. Saint John's Prep is conveniently located 10 minutes west of St. Cloud within the 2,700 acres of woods and lakes of Saint John's University's campus in Collegeville, Stearns County, central Minnesota.

Co-ed Day & Boarding Programs for 6-12th Grade Students:

Academics:

Photo of Boarding & Day School in MinnesotaWe provide a college-preparatory curriculum for students, empowering them to become inquiring learners, appreciative of their heritage, responsive to the challenges of the future, and committed to preserving and advancing our knowledge, culture and democratic freedoms.

Our challenging curriculum with Middle and High School Programs consists of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Advanced Placement Courses and College Preparation Courses for PSAT, ACT and SAT.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program:

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is an optional two-year program of rigorous learning during a student's junior and senior years. Students study in six academic areas: Language; Second Language; Mathematics; Science; Individuals and Society; and the Arts.

In addition, the programme has three core requirements that are included to broaden the educational experience and challenge students to apply their knowledge and understanding. The extended essay is a requirement for students to engage in independent research through an in-depth study of a question relating to one of the subjects they are studying.

Theory of knowledge is a course designed to encourage each student to reflect on the nature of knowledge by critically examining different ways of knowing (perception, emotion, language and reason) and different kinds of knowledge (scientific, artistic, mathematical and historical).

Creativity, action, service requires that students actively learn from the experience of doing real tasks beyond the classroom. Students can combine all three components or do activities related to each one of them separately. Students take examinations at the end of their senior year. Based on their scores, students may receive an IB diploma.

Image of Boarding & Day School in MinnesotaCollege Preparation Courses:
During their junior and senior years students take intensive prep courses for:
- PSAT testing
- ACT/SAT testing

Advanced Placement Courses:
We offer a wide range of AP courses in all subject areas.

Fine Arts:
The Fine Arts Division is a vital component of the curriculum at Saint John’s Preparatory School. Courses offer an arts experience that is both sensitive to students’ needs as well as appreciative of their cultures.

Music, theatre and visual and performance arts are recognized as fundamental elements of a Benedictine education because they encourage students to integrate aesthetic values with other important value systems within a comprehensive and interconnected context.

Competitive Athletics:
- Soccer, Football, Girls' Swimming, Girls' Gymnastics, Cross Country Running, Basketball, Hockey, Nordic Skiing, Track and Field, Baseball, Softball and Tennis.

Intramural Athletics:
- Indoor Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, Biking, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Swimming, Walking, Cross-Country Skiing, Weight Lifting, Downhill Skiing, Volleyball and Snowboarding.

Recreational Facilities:
- Fitness center, swimming pools, basketball/volleyball courts, racquetball courts, indoor climbing wall, indoor track and indoor/outdoor tennis courts.

The Melk Study Abroad Program:
The Melk Program is a unique study abroad program in Austria. Saint John's offers a yearlong travel / study option at the 900-year-old Benedictine Abbey of Melk in Melk, Austria. Melk is located on the Danube River about one hour west of Vienna by train. This program features a full academic curriculum enriched by travel throughout Austria and in other countries in Europe.

English as a Second Language Program:
We also offer an ESL Program for international students.

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Address: Collegeville, 1857 Watertower Road, St. Cloud, Minnesota , USA
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Scattergood Friends School
Courses / Programs
Located in Cedar County in southeast Iowa, Scattergood Friends School is a co-educational Quaker boarding and day school founded in 1890. We provide a college preparatory education with AP courses, SAT and ACT to students in Grades 9-12 from around the world.

Unique in our approach, we emphasize living in community and are devoted to fostering the growth of the whole person. As part of our program, we also offer an independent study program where students choose topics of interest, a laptop program, and month long trips.

Scattergood is accredited by the Iowa Department of Public Instruction as well as the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).

Scattergood’s unique status as a boarding school allows a students to gain experience in many areas. Students share dorms in groups of 25, hang out in the dorm or student lounge, and spend time with their roommates.

Our students come from many states and foreign countries, and from a wide variety of socio-economic backgrounds. Scattergood students have in common the desire for a quality high school education in a good community.
Boarding and Day Programs for Boys & Girls (Grades 9-12)

- Five Day and Full (including weekends) Boarding Options

- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, math, science, social studies, fine arts, foreign languages and athletics

- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses ACT and SAT
- Independent Study Program providng opportunities for students to study topics of interest
- Laptop Program
- Month-Long Trips
- International Students welcome
Shattuck-St. Mary's School
Courses / Programs
Shattuck-St Mary's (SSM) is a co-educational Episcopal Church-affiliated boarding & day school offering Grades 6-12 in Faribault MN, 50 miles south of Minneapolis.

Founded in 1858, the same year that Minnesota became a state, Shattuck-St. Mary’s School has built its reputation for excellence on a foundation of history, tradition and exceptional academics.

Our 417 students in grades 6-12 come from 34 states and 22 countries to pursue a rigorous college preparatory curriculum and focused development in athletics and the arts.

Through this opportunity, which we call the “Experience,” students at SSM learn, grow, thrive and often find the unexpected in themselves. Our school is known for its Centers of Excellence hockey, soccer and figure skating programs, and we also provide ESL programs for international students.
Co-educational Day & Boarding Program for Students in Grades 6-12

Core Curriculum Subjects include:
- English
- Mathematics
- Science
- History
- World Languages
- Computer Science
- Fine Arts
- Advanced Placement courses
- ESL Courses for international students
- Summer Camps...
Conserve School
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Located just to the west of Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, Conserve School is a non-sectarian semester school for high school juniors that focuses on environmental education.

Semester school is a term used to describe a boarding school that complements a student’s secondary education by providing them with the opportunity to step out of their regular school for half an academic year and step into a uniquely different educational setting while continuing their required academic studies.

Conserve School's programs are aimed at students who feel a strong attachment to the natural world and who are motivated to conserve it.

Our semester-long immersion in environmental studies and outdoor activities deepens students’ love of nature, reinforces their commitment to conservation, and equips them to take meaningful action as environmental stewards.

A semester at Conserve School is truly a one-of-a-kind opportunity for high school juniors to challenge their minds, sharpen their academic skills, stretch their muscles, and get their hands dirty while learning to be stewards of our precious Earth.
Residential Semester School for High School Juniors - courses include:

- Environmental Science (Applied Ecology and Sustainable Systems)

- Advanced Topics in English (Wilderness Voices: American Literature and the Land)

- Advanced Topics in History (History of Wilderness Exploration: the Northwoods and Beyond)

- Physical Education (Pack, Pedal, and Paddle: Outdoor Skills and Activities)

- Electives and Online Courses...
Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
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Serving troubled teen boys and girls ages 13-18 from North Dakota and across the U.S, Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI) is a family-run, therapeutic boarding school.

Located on a peaceful and safe 150 acre campus in northwestern Montana, TWAI combines the benefits of a therapeutic boarding school, a wilderness program, and a residential treatment center (RTC).

We have been providing an extremely high standard of care to our students and their families since 2002, with an exceptional degree of success.

We offer help for the following issues: behavioral problems, poor academic performance, low self-worth, addictions, 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.

With a student to staff ration of 5:1, we are a small program (40 students) which allows us to provide a truly unique and customized approach for each student.

TWAI requires a commitment of 3 months. However, best results for lasting success are realized through 6+ months of treatment. The average stay at our residential treatment center is 12 months.

We accept insurance which ultimately allows parents the affordability of treatment.

Parent Testimonial:
"I feel that her life path has been corrected and that is a relief. I can’t thank you enough for the love you have shown to my family."
- Mike
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.

It is common for a student to complete 1.5 years of course work in 1 year. TWAI graduates average a 3.5 GPA.

98% of our high school graduates go on to attend trade school or college. Some of our students have gone on to attend some of the top Universities and Ivy League schools.
Saint Croix High School
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Located in West St. Paul, MN, St. Croix Lutheran High School is a private, college preparatory day & boarding school for grades 9-12.

International students and students from Twin Cities metro area, southern Minnesota, and western Wisconsin enjoy a complete education at St. Croix. Our international program has about 60 students from 10 different countries, with on-site housing & boarding for International and long-distance American students.

The full range of academic courses and wide array of co-curricular activities accentuate the community environment at St. Croix where ninth through twelfth grade students develop in all aspects of life. Student / teacher ratio of 1:15.

Students consistently score at or above Minnesota average on ACT and SAT. 90% of students continue on to post-secondary studies. Accredited by Minnesota Non-public School Accreditation Association (MNSAA).
Co-educational College Prep School with Boarding for Students in Grades 9-12:

- English, History, Science, Math, Art, Ethics, Business, Advanced Placement Courses...

- English as a Second Language (ESL) program with a full-time international advisor to assist the needs of international students

- College & University Prep secondary education program

- ESL English Summer Camp
North Cedar Academy
Courses / Programs
With a beautiful and safe location in the Wisconsin Northwoods, North Cedar Academy (NCA) is a dual-enrolment private boarding high school for U.S. and international students in Grades 9-12.

Students graduate with a high school diploma and an Associate in Arts (AA) degree from the University of Wisconsin Colleges (UWC). All of our courses are taught at Advanced Placement (AP) or college level.

Our collegiate high school is situated on ninety-six acres along the Flambeau River in Ladysmith, Wisconsin. We aim to provide motivated and committed students with a unique and innovative educational experience.
Boarding High School for Grades 9-12

We offer a full dual-credit program with students graduating with:

- A high school diploma

- An Associate in Arts (AA) degree from the University of Wisconsin Colleges (UWC)