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North Country School:
Located in Lake Placid, Essex County, New York, North Country School is a junior co-educational boarding and day school offering a traditional curriculum for children in grades 4-9.

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Boarding and Day Programs for Boys & Girls in Grades 4-9:High-Quality Academics:
Of the many things we are to children, we are first an academic school. Our traditional core curriculum, enriched by hands-on projects and activities, focuses on the acquisition of solid academic skills. Small classes allow for attention and instruction that challenge each child according to his or her ability. We have high expectations for students.

The arts is an area of exceptional strength, reflecting our longstanding belief in the importance for children of personal expression. We also offer an ESL program for international students, robust library and computer resources, and a Learning Lab for academic support.

Our curriculum conforms to national standards. We are deliberate in helping students develop a solid base of skills and coursework that will be transferable to their next school. The organization of the curriculum varies according to grade level. Students in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades meet in homerooms and are taught by a team of two teachers. The academPhoto of Private Boarding School in New York Stateic program in 7th, 8th, and 9th grades is departmentalized, with core subjects meeting five times weekly.

Standardized tests of the Educational Records Bureau (ERBs) provide objective measures of academic achievement. Formal written evaluations from teachers about each child’s progress are sent to parents at mid-year and in June. Informal communication with parents by mail, email, and telephone is routine.

Secondary School Placement
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North Country School’s Secondary School Placement Program is designed to assist 9th graders in selecting an appropriate secondary school, and to help them prepare for and navigate the application process successfully.

Learning Lab:


Support Classes:
Math and English support classes develop skills and strategies to help meet individual needs within each grade level's academic curriculum. Support classes typically have two to six students who meet two or three days a week, with the corresponding subject teacher often leading the class. The goal is to work on skills and strategies to increase students' independence and academic success.

Individual Remediation:
Based on both quantitative and qualitative assessments and observations, the Learning Lab designs interventions to support the needs of individual students. In a one-on-one setting, specialists utilize applicable strategies and assistive technologies to help struggling learners in the development of literacy and math skills.

Segregated English Class:
On an as-needed basis, a separate small-group English class may be created to address the needs of students with learning disabilities who require a modified curriculum. The goal of this class is to develop students' skills so they can return to mainstream classes and achieve success.

Arts Program:
The goal of the arts program is to foster a lifelonImage of Private Boarding School in New York Stateg love of the arts so that every student finds an area of artistic expression that they continue long after they graduate. Small class sizes allow for one-on-one attention, which often accelerates the creative learning process for students. Studios are frequently open on weekends for students to practice and advance their skills during their free time.

Just as important, our school culture encourages and celebrates artistic endeavors of all kinds outside the studios. Students’ drawings, photographs, ceramics, and weavings are displayed proudly in places of prominence throughout the school.

English as a Second Language (ESL)
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Students have one to three periods of individual or small group (two to six students) ESL instruction daily, according to their grade level, functional language ability, and needs. Initial ESL needs are determined as part of the admissions process then refined as the student’s English proficiency improves.

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Address: 4382 Cascade Rd, Lake Placid, New York 12946, USA
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EF Academy New York
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At our private high school in New York, our academic philosophy is centered on allowing students to explore subjects and courses with the aim of helping them discover their passion.

Boarding students enjoy a wide range of intriguing options to ensure they are fully engaged at school, and ready to succeed at university.

Join us for Grades 9 and 10 to benefit from the the US High School Diploma from the very beginning.

In Grades 11 and 12, we offer 60 different IB classes, which allow students to start earning college credits before graduation, including more than 15 world languages, five sciences and three arts.

For a broad and challenging course of study, students may pursue the full IB Diploma, which develops intellectual curiosity, critical thinking and creative problem solving.

In addition to your IB Diploma or IB Certificates, all successful students earn a nationally recognized US High School Diploma.
High School Grades 9 to 12:
IB Diploma/Certificate (16-19 years old)
US High School Diploma (13-19 years old)
Prep Courses (13-19 years olds, to strengthen the student's English level and confidence for full-time academic study in English).
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).

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

"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.
The Kildonan School
Courses / Programs
Located in Amenia, Dutchess County NY, The Kildonan School is an accredited, co-educational day and boarding school for children and teenagers with dyslexia and language-based learning differences.

Only 90 miles north of New York City, we offer educational programs for elementary, middle and high school students (Grades 2-12). Boarding programs are available for students in grades 7-12, with 5-day & 7-day options available.

Our mission is to empower students with dyslexia by increasing their self-esteem and motivation. Students often come to us from educational experiences where they struggled to find success because that environment did not recognize their potential and/or know how to meet their needs.

Kildonan uses a pure Orton-Gillingham approach, which is an instructional approach intended primarily for use with persons who have difficulty with reading, spelling, and writing of the sort associated with dyslexia.
Day & Boarding Programs for kids & teens with dyslexia:

- Elementary School (Grades 2-6)
- Middle School (Grades 7-8)
- High School (Grades 9-12)
- Daily one-to-one Orton-Gillingham tutoring
- Boarding for Grades 7-12: 5-day & 7-day programs available

- In addition, Kildonan offers small, college-preparatory classes, extensive artistic opportunities, and competitive sports teams.
Houghton Academy
Courses / Programs
Situated in Houghton, Allegany County in western NY state, Houghton Academy is a Christian boarding and day school enrolling students in Grades 6-12.

Most boarding students at Houghton Academy live in one of the two residence halls. Both dorms offer a secure, traditional residential setting. Two students most often share a room, there are shared common areas for relaxation and recreation, and the buildings are staffed by full-time employees.

An alternative to or traditional dorms is found in three Staff Houses we own close to school. These homes serve as the full-time, traditional residences of our employees families, but each house has been configured to accommodate students.
College-prep boarding and day school offering Grades 6-12 including:

- Full-residential Boarding Program
- Homestay Program
- Staff Housing Program
- Advanced Placement (AP)
- College Course Opportunities
- College Placement
- Extra-curricular Activities
- SAT Preparation Course
- ESL Courses
Oakwood Friends School, New York
Courses / Programs
Founded in 1796, Oakwood Friends School is New York State's oldest co-educational boarding and day school. We are an independent college preparatory school serving Grades 6-12 located in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County in New York's historic Hudson River Valley.

Our Day Program runs for all students from grades 6-12, while our Boarding Program serves students in Grades 9-12.

Our residential community on campus numbers over 100 students and faculty. Boarding students are housed in three dormitories across the campus.

Oakwood Friends School focuses on the individual learner and on cultivating a diversified community of students and staff in an atmosphere of mutual respect and enrichment.

As a Quaker school, Oakwood gives every student an important voice in the life of our school community. We want students to get to know themselves, build a strong personal identity, develop healthy friendships, and gain leadership skills.
Co-educational Day & Boarding School Programs:
- Boarding Program for Grades 9-12
- Day Program for Grades 6-12
- Middle School
- Upper School

Academic subjects include:
- Mathematics
- Science
- Computer Literacy
- Literature
- Modern Languages
- History
- Music
- Drama
- Visual Arts
New York Military Academy
Courses / Programs
NYMA is a leadership centered, coed, college prep boarding school in the Hudson River Valley of New York, about 50 miles north of NYC. NYMA has been education future leaders of business, industry and politics for over 100 years.

NYMA prepares students for the challenges of college. By the time they graduate, NYMA cadets will have had access to: a variety of meaningful leadership experiences; a robust curriculum geared toward 21st century priorities (Creativity, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Communication.); and a solid core of lifetime fitness and outdoor learning skills. These are the intangibles that make NYMA a unique educational experience.
7th - 12th grade, coed boarding and day school.
Extensive Summer Programs.