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Grand River Academy:
Situated on a 150-acre campus in Austinburg, north-east Ohio (one hour east of Cleveland, Ohio), Grand River Academy is a college preparatory, all-boys boarding school for students in Grades 9-12 (with a post grad year option).

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Founded in 1831, we provide a college preparatory curriculum for students who have demonstrated intellectual ability, yet have not reached their full potential. The Academy is proud of our 100% college acceptance rate and works hard to place our students in the best universities possible. With a student to teacher ratio of 6:1, students have the opportunity to experience academic success and growth.

Quality Education:

The college counseling department creates comprehensive, individualized plans for each student, beginning in sophomore year. Our English Language Program prepares international students for academic success in America.

Our Residential Life Program focuses on community building, forging friendships and teaching our young men how to navigate adolescence. Students are admitted anytime throughout the year.

We provide thoughtful integration of technology into all curricular areas; state-of-the-art equipment such as interactive whiteboards, documents cameras, handheld technologies and campus-wide wireless network. Small classes and individual attention are hallmarks of Grand River Academy.

Academic subjects for Grades 9 - PG include:
- ESL (English as a Second Language), Summer English Language Institute, Post Graduate, Chemistry, Biology, Earth Science, Physical Science, Physics, Environmental Science, English, History, Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre Calculus, Calculus, Statistics, Spanish 1, Spanish 2, Advanced Spanish, Intro to Computers up to Advanced Computers, Art, Government, Study Skills, Learning Support, American Cultures, Economics & Psychology.

Extra-curricular activities include:
Indoor soccer, Academic Trivia Team, Disc Golf, Biking, Canoeing, Movie Making, Fine Arts, Weight Training, Skateboarding, Skiing and Snowboarding and many more.

Residential & Dorm Life:

Grand River Academy Residential Life Curriculum is taught during weekly residence hall meetings and every weekend. It is designed to address in-house issues among peers, educational concerns and community responsibility.

We work to develop and refine life skills and encompass emotional, philosophical, social and intellectual aspects of life at GRA.

The curriculum is one that encourages students to reach their potential in social as well as academic pursuits. Our community promotes student individuality and contributes to each students’ personal growth and well being.

Athletics :

We provide athletic teams for Jr. Varsity and Varsity in golf, tennis, soccer, basketball, bowling, lacrosse, baseball, wrestling and cross country.

The mission of GRA Athletics is to provide an environment focused on teamwork, emphasizing the value of competition, and a strong social conscience. This is in support of GRA’s school mission to develop young men academically and emotionally in preparation for college.
 
The Academy fields ten interscholastic teams each year. Our varsity teams allow student-athletes to participate against other public and private high schools in a very competitive environment.

International Student Program:

Our international students play an important role in our education-for-life approach to learning. We value our international students because we know we can help them learn about life in America – but equally because they help our American students learn about the world and life from different and vital perspectives.
 
We've created a program to work with students on achieving academic success – but equally important for achieving social success and maturing emotionally. Each student has his own individualized program based on “How to Succeed and Have More Fun as this American Boarding School.”

The "Partner" Program:
We pair each international student with an English Speaking Partner, one or our more experienced students, who acts as a mentor and friend, answering questions, suggesting ideas and helping to solve problems.

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Address: 3042 College Street, Austinburg, Ohio, 44010, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2017-10-19 were from:

Moscow, Russia;   portage;   and more.
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Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
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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."
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.
New Creations Chapel
Courses / Programs
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.
Boarding School for Teens in Transition (Ages 12-18)

- We assist teens transitioning from a general state of rebellion to young adulthood.

- Offering traditional courses and extracurricular classes and activities such as choir, television production, horsemanship and sports.
Western Reserve Academy
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Located in historic Hudson OH, just 30 minutes from Cleveland, Western Reserve Academy is a mid-sized, co-educational boarding and day school serving students in Grades 9-12.

Our students, drawn from 25 states and 17 countries, have chosen Reserve for its fine academic, art, and athletic programs, and for the school's commitment to a set of fundamental values: excellence, integrity, compassion.

Nearly a century ago, alumnus and benefactor James Ellsworth boldly stated WRA's goal: "If it is worth doing at all, it is worth doing well. Western Reserve Academy should aim to be the best institution for learning in the world."

Imbued with the spirit of Ellsworth's idealism, WRA's students, faculty, and staff work together in a residential setting to realize our mission: A Western Reserve Academy education offers a transformational experience where students strive for excellence, live with integrity, and act with compassion.
Co-Educational Boarding & Day School Programs (Grades 9-12)

- College preparatory curriculum
- 19 AP courses
- Music Theory
- Biology
- Chemistry
- Physics
- English
- U.S. History
- Extracurricular clubs and activities
- Fine Arts
- Sports...
Andrews Osborne Academy
Courses / Programs
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
- History
- Science
- Math
- English as a Second Language
- Foreign Language
- Physical Education
- Fine Arts
- Technology
- Equestrian Program
- College Counselling
- Summer Camps
Erie First Christian Academy
Courses / Programs
Erie First Christian Academy (EFCA) in Erie, PA, is a private, accredited day and boarding school that provides a full-time college preparatory education for young men and women from all over the world. We provide co-educational day programs for Pre-K-12th Grade students, and boarding programs for Grades 8-12.

Our program is designed to bring out the best in each student through immersion in a nurturing environment that combines structured guidance with self-reliance and personal development and discovery.

At EFCA, international students attend school with American community students, this year we had students from 14 different countries. Our graduates experience academic success at the college and university level along with a high level of scholarship incentives.

Erie First Christian Academy is accredited by ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) and MSA (Middle States Association). All EFCA teachers are fully certified.
Co-educational Day & Boarding School Programs:

- Day School program (Pre-K - 12th Grade)
- Boarding program (Grades 8 - 12)
- College preparatory education
- Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
- Honors Classes
- College Credit

Core subjects include:
- Algebra I and II
- Geometry
- World Geography
- Economics
- Biology
- Chemistry
- English...
Greenbrier Academy
Courses / Programs
Based in the heart of rural south-east West Virginia, in the town of Pence Springs, Greenbrier Academy provides a therapeutic boarding / residential school program for teen girls ages 13-18.

We work with students facing issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, ADD/ADHD, substance abuse, anger and/or attachment issues, and more.

Greenbrier Academy is fully accredited by the prestigious North Central Association of Schools and Colleges, and over 90% (100% over the last few years) of our graduating seniors matriculated to college.
Therapeutic Boarding School for Girls ages 13-18:

- We place equal emphasis on both therapy and academic education.

- Minimum length of stay of 12 months, and many of our students have chosen to stay 2-4 years or more

- Academic courses focus on subjects that are necessary to receive a high school diploma and to be prepared for college.