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Houghton Academy:
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.

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Accreditation and Associations:

Photo of Private Day & Boarding School in New York StateHoughton Academy is fully-accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSCSA) as well as The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

The Academy is also a member of the following associations:
- The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
- The Parents League of New York
- The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
- The Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSAT)

Mission Statement:
The mission of Houghton Academy is to offer young people a college preparatory education within the framework of a Christian worldview.

Welcoming Students from All Over the World:
Academy students come from down the street, across town, from the next county, from states too-distant to drive to, and from countries the world over. Academy students choose to come to Houghton because we offer a positive school community of motivated students making healthy lifestyle choices.

College-prep Boarding and Day School Offering Grades 6-12:

- Full-residential Boarding Program
- Homestay Program
- Advanced Placement (AP)
- College Course Opportunities
- College Placement
- Extra-curricular Activities
- SAT Preparation Course
- ESL Courses

Boarding Students:
A boarding school provides its students with opportunities for growth and independence in a structured environment. Students from across America and around the world have attended Houghton Academy and have learned life skills that provide the foundation for successful college careers and beyond.

- Staff Housing Program:
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.

- Homestay Program
Our Homestay Program gives international students the opportunity to live with local American families instead of in a dormitory. Students with low English proficiency attend an after school English class until satisfactory progress is made in speaking English.

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Address: 9790 Thayer Street, Houghton, Allegany County, New York , USA
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The Masters School, New York
Courses / Programs
The Masters School is a co-ed day and boarding school that provides a first class preparatory curriculum for 5th-12th Grade students, with boarding beginning from the 9th Grade.

Situated on 96 magnificent acres overlooking the Hudson River in Dobbs Ferry NY, The Masters School offers a safe learning environment and one of the few boarding school experiences in close proximity to New York City.

A thoughtfully designed residential life program ensures that all the experiences students would have at home are part of campus life.

Students and teachers make full use of great campus facilities as well as once of the most exciting classrooms in the world - NYC.
Co-Educational Programs for students in Grades 5-12:

- Day Program (Grades 5-12)
- Full-residential Boarding Program (Grades 9-12)
- Middle School
- Upper School
- Arts Program
- Athletics / Extra-curricular Activities
North Country School
Courses / Programs
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.

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and cultures, and they are instructed by dedicated, multi-talented adults who teach, live with, and care for them. North Country is primarily boarding, but does enroll day students and five-day boarders.

Qualified children are admitted without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, or national origin. North Country School seeks to enroll students who are capable of being engaged in the classroom, the outdoors, the arts, and the social community.

The school provides a challenging academic curriculum for children of average or above average intelligence. With its emphasis on progressive education, the school is also successful with gifted students and children with different learning styles.
Boarding and Day Programs for boys and girls in Grades 4-9:

- Full boarding (including weekends) and 5-day boarding
- Day Programs for boys and girls grades 4-9
- Junior School
- Secondary School Placement Program
- Arts Program
- Learning Lab for academic support
- English as a Second Language for international students
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:
- Mathematics
- Science
- English
- Languages
- Art
- History
- ESL

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.
Chapel Field Christian School
Courses / Programs
Chapel Field Christian School is a nondenominational, evangelical, K-12 Christian co-ed school that provides boarding for Grades 8-12.

Located in Pine Bush NY, in the Hudson Valley, 90 minutes north of New York City, we are accredited by the National Association of Private Schools, and incorporated under the University of the State of New York.

Our high school students have the opportunity to take AP & College courses as well as Regents classes.
Evangelical, Bible-based Academic Programs:

- Boarding for Students in Grades 8-12

Subjects include:
- English
- Math
- Social Studies
- Biblical Studies
- Science
- Technology
- Health & PE
- Elective courses
Updated: 2019-08-28
Updated: 2019-08-28
The Storm King School
Courses / Programs
The Storm King School is a college preparatory boarding and day school (Grades 8-12), located on the crest of Storm King Mountain in the Hudson Valley, one hour north of New York City.

Founded in 1867, The Storm King School celebrates a long tradition of helping students translate potential into success.

We do so through academic classes (including 10 AP classes and support for students with learning differences and the gifted), fine and performing arts with state-of-the-art facilities (including a 230-seat theatre), competitive sports and activities, outdoor adventure and extracurricular activities.

The Storm King School has a teacher to student ratio of 1:5 and a 100% college acceptance rate.
Accredited Co-educational College Preparatory Curriculum:
- Boarding program for students in Grades 8-12
- Day program for students in Grades 8-12

Core Subjects Include:
- English
- History (including US History)
- ESL History
- Mathematics
- Science
- Foreign Languages
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
- Performing Arts (theater, music, dance)
- Visual Arts (fine arts, digital design, photography, video and music production)
- Outdoor Adventure
Freedom Village USA, Lakemont NY
Courses / Programs
Freedom Village USA is a residential home for troubled teens and young adults (ages 14-21) situated in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of western Central New York.

Our boys and girls commit to a year in the program, where they find love and encouragement from experienced staff, a self-paced academic curriculum to prepare them for the future, and myriad opportunities to learn, grow and give back.

Many of our students have been involved in drug and alcohol abuse, have attempted suicide, or lived in abusive home situations including physical, emotional and sexual abuse. Some have turned to lives of crime after their families and society abandoned them.
Residential Programs for Troubled Youth
- Ages 14-21

Main Program:
- Our program is completely structured around the word of God.

Additional Programs:
- Sports Program
- Equine Program
- Music Ministry