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The Hun School of Princeton:
The Hun School of Princeton is an independent, co-educational, boarding and day college preparatory school for Grades 6-12 in Princeton, Mercer County NJ. Boarding facilities are available for Grades 9-12, with day programs beginning from Grade 6.

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For 100 years, The Hun School has been an educational haven where young people are challenged and engaged in academics, athletics, music, drama, and extracurricular opportunities. In addition to a rigorous college preparatory curriculum with SAT and ACT college prep courses, we offer advanced placement courses, learning skills, and summer reading programs.

Accreditation:

Photo of Boarding & Day School in New JerseyWe are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and the State of New Jersey Department of Education.

Our Mission:
The Hun School provides a diverse community that places a high value on a creative and rigorous traditional college preparatory curriculum in a structured environment.

The Hun school develops character, community and values; meets the students’ differing talents, interests and academic needs through a supportive staff in a variety of programs; and encourages students to widen their horizons, gain an appreciation for and an excitement about learning and achieve their full potential.

Commitment:
The Hun School realizes that to promote an Academic and a Moral Education for every student is a constant, daunting challenge. That is why at The Hun School, stated bedrock principles go far beyond Academic Excellence. At Hun the emphases also are on Integrity, Kindness, Trust, and Commitment.

Sustainability:

- The Hun School of Princeton is dedicated to the stewardship of the environment. It is a commitment of the School that all members of its community have a literacy of and responsibility to sustainability.

- The School’s local actions and programs heighten global awareness ensuring the thorough enjoyment and preservation of the environment for future generations.

- The Hun School advances sustainability on its campus and in its culture in several areas of the School’s operation: education and student involvement, resource use and recycling, energy consumption and generation, built environment, land use and landscape, transportation and finally, food.

- The Hun School of Princeton follows, to the best of its ability, the guidelines set forth in the United States Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) with the goal of obtaining some level of certification in future building development projects.

Quality Day & Boarding School Programs for Students in Grades 6-12:

- Boarding Programs for grades 9-12
- Day Programs for grades 6-12
- Rigorous College Preparatory Curriculum (including English, history, math, science, foreign languages, fine arts, computer science)
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses ACT and SAT
- International students are welcome
- Academic Learning Skills Program
- Summer Reading Program

Clubs and Organizations:
Upper School clubs and organizations include: Amnesty International, Asian Language and Culture Club, Chamber Music Players, Chess Club, Choir, Concert Choir, Diversity Club, Edger Tones (Girls' A Cappella), Environmental/Outdoor Club, Environmental Sustainability Club, F.I.S.H (Faith Inspired Students at Hun), Forensics (Speech, Debate and Congress), French Club, Gaming Society, Gay-Straight Alliance, Gospel Choir, Hun Film Society, Hun TV, Hunkapella (Boys' A Cappella), Janus Players (Theatre), Jazz Band, Latin Club.

Residential Life:

The best part of living on campus at The Hun School is being part of a thriving, diverse community. Students from all over the world come together to become active, engaged members of our community.

Dorms:
There are two boys' dorms and one girls' dorm. Each dorm has lounges equipped with televisions and cooking facilities. Students eat in a centrally located dining hall. One nurse resides on campus and staffs the clinic.

At The Hun School, we have programs for students to develop leadership skills, forums where students lead discussions, opportunities to perform community service, and fun relaxing weekend activities all within an energetic and supportive residential community.

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Address: 176 Edgerstoune Road, Princeton, New Jersey , USA
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Located in Lawrenceville NJ, just 5 miles south of Princeton, The Lawrenceville School is a four-year co-educational boarding and day school serving Grades 9-12.

Lawrenceville seeks bright, motivated, and curious students who possess imagination, energy, a willingness to take risks, a concern for others, and a commitment to academic and personal growth.

At Lawrenceville, we strive to provide a multicultural environment where students from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to learn from, with and about one another. Lawrentians are part of a community where beliefs, be they cultural, ethnic, or religious, are both supported and challenged.

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Core subjects include:
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- History
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- Language
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Blair Academy
Courses / Programs
Blair Academy is a private, co-educational boarding school for Grades 9 through 12 in Blairstown, Warren County NJ.

We offer a demanding college preparatory curriculum with small classes, a wide range of honors and advanced placement course offerings, individually tailored independent study programs, teachers with advanced subject area degrees, and facilities dedicated to learning – from language labs and computer rooms to art studios.

We are accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

The dorm becomes literally the students’ “home away from home.” Most students share living areas with roommates, though a few single rooms are available. The Housemaster and other dormitory faculty play a unique role in residential life.

While academic preparation is central to the Blair experience, we believe in our student life curriculum and emphasize leadership, service, and the ability to live in a residential community as essential elements of a student’s education.
Co-educational Boarding Programs for Grades 9-12:

- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, fine arts, foreign languages, history, math, performing arts, science, religion
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- Trips Abroad
- International students welcome
Purnell School, New Jersey
Courses / Programs
The Purnell School is a private, all-girls boarding high school in Pottersville, Somerset County NJ, an hour west of New York City and two hours north of Philadelphia.

At Purnell, every girl "sits in the front row." Teachers practice what works best for girls and teach their classes in interesting, interactive ways.

As a result, girls are engaged in learning and they feel successful in the classroom. At Purnell, girls are encouraged to try new things and when they do they feel the support of their peers and teachers.

Purnell is a place where one can grow into the woman she is meant to be, find a college that is right for her and learn important values to help her live a meaningful life. Be yourself, explore your strengths, find success, discover Purnell.
Quality Boarding High School Programs for Girls:

- High School Program for girls in Grades 9-12

- Academic subjects include English, History, Math & Science

- Enrichment Self-Discovery Program

- Studio and Performing Arts Program

- Athletics Program
Darrow School
Courses / Programs
Situated in New Lebanon, a town in Columbia County NY, Darrow School is a co-educational college preparatory boarding & day school for students in Grades 9-12. We provide a challenging, hands-on college preparatory curriculum with a student/teacher ratio of 5:1.

At Darrow, we are dedicated to serving students with diverse backgrounds and abilities, building on each student’s individual talents and interests to inspire enduring confidence for success in college and life.

Darrow’s student residences offer a cozy, home-like setting. Most student rooms are doubles, and in addition to sharing a room, each student gets in the habit of neatening up to pass room inspection.

Located on a secure 365-acre campus, we have 26 school and boarding buildings, playing fields, extensive hiking and cross-country ski trails, ponds, sheep pastures, orchards, marshlands, and an expansive forest.
Co-educational college preparatory boarding & day school for Grades 9-12

Academic departments include:
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- English
- Languages
- Art
- History
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Darrow boasts a 99% college placement record and offers support services such as college counseling, faculty advisors, residential life program, and an individualized tutorial program.
St. Timothy’s School, Stevenson
Courses / Programs
Located in Stevenson MD, just 12 miles north of Baltimore, St. Timothy’s School is an all-girls residential International Baccalaureate (IB) World School.

We seek students of intelligence and integrity from diverse cultural, racial, socioeconomic and geographic backgrounds. St. Timothy’s School was the first girls boarding school in the United States to become an International Baccalaureate authorized World School in 2006.

The school’s residential structure enables faculty to support students in their personal, social, and intellectual development. Boarding and day students – as well as our parents, alumnae, and friends – appreciate the individual attention, the community atmosphere, the spiritual richness, and the high standards that characterize the St. Timothy’s experience.

St. Timothy's is accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools and the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges.
Residential International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme for Girls:

- We encourage our students to be open-minded and reflective, and we help them develop the confidence and leadership skills that will serve them well in life.

- We are committed to helping each student reach her full potential as she explores her own interests, builds positive relationships, and learns to understand the world around her.

- Our students are thoughtful learners who seek knowledge and think critically.
Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
Courses / Programs
Located in northwestern Montana, Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI) is an accredited, family-run, therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens (boys & girls) ages 13-18.

We welcome students from Pennsylvania, across the United States, & students from around the world (TWAI is authorized to issue 1-20's for international students).

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."
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.

We create a customized program for each student that requires a minimum of 3 months. However, best results for lasting success are realized through 6+ months of treatment.

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