Boarding schools in Northern Michigan: Learning disabilities boarding school for kids with ADD, ADHD & dyslexia, college prep programs for boys & girls. Residential education in Midwest USA 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 and offering college prep and AP courses.
Residential Life: The Leelanau School’s Residential Life Program works within our mission to “inspire, encourage and support the discovery of individual potential” through teachings from our residential staff and guest speakers as well as unique Life Skills offerings from our entire faculty and staff.
Dorms: There are two main dormitories and three smaller dormitories on campus with faculty apartments attached to each. Each dorm is equipped with a comfortable common area, a refrigerator, microwave, television and VCR. Students are held accountable for the cleanliness of their rooms and shared living areas.
School / Office Address:Glen Arbor, One Old Homestead Road
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
Andrews Osborne Academy (AOA), located on 300 acres of land in Willoughby (30 minutes from Cleveland), Ohio, is a private, co-educational boarding & day school offering Grades 7-12 (boarding) and Pre-K - Grade 12 (day) programs.
Students may choose to board 5 days per week (Sunday evening to Friday afternoon) or 7 days per week throughout the academic year.
Residential life is complimented by the diversity of background each student brings to AOA. While day students commute from the many communities surrounding Cleveland, boarders come from Ohio, across the country and around the world.
AOA is chartered by the State of Ohio and accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS). We are a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). AOA is consistently ranked among the best private schools in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.
Co-educational Day & Boarding School Programs:
- Boarding Program: Grades 7-12
- Day Program: Pre-K through Grade 12
Courses / subjects include:
- English as a Second Language
- Foreign Language
- Physical Education
- Fine Arts
- Equestrian Program
- College Counselling
- Summer Camps
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.
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."
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.
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.