Private boarding school in Ohio for troubled boys: Boarding high school in Cleveland area, college preparatory programs. Residential education in Midwest USA for students from Cincinnati, Columbus, Akron, Dayton, Toledo, MI, PA, WV, KY, IN, MA, IL, NJ, NY, CA, TX, FL, WA..
Grand River Academy: Situated on a 150-acre campus in Austinburg, north-east Ohio (one hour east of Cleveland, Ohio and 45 minutes west of Erie, Pennsylvania), Grand River Academy is a college preparatory, all-boys boarding school for students in 9th through 12th Grade (with a post grad year option). Founded in 1831, we provide a college preparatory curriculum for boys who are underachieving academically.
The area is well known for its cultural heritage. Lake Erie provides an excellent venue for activities for the students. Woodlands and wetlands on campus create a college-like feel for the students.
Cranbrook Schools is a private college prep boarding school located in Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Michigan, close to Detroit.
The schools are comprised of; an elementary school with a private preschool, a middle school with a distinct boys and girls chapters, and a co-ed college prep private boarding high school.
Cranbrook is regarded as one of the top private schools in Michigan, with 130 academic course offerings, honors and AP courses, college prep and an international students program. Many of Cranbrook’s boarding school students attend top universities and colleges.
As a top boarding school, we foster personal and academic growth while raising awareness and appreciation of our multicultural community.
International students are supported in areas of academics, dormitory living, and personal challenges.
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.
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 Ohio 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."
Located on the shores of Lake Michigan and on the banks of the Crystal River in Northwest Michigan, Leelanau is a strength-based small boarding school offering Grades 9-12 to intelligent boys and girls who learn differently, especially those with ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia, and similar learning difficulties.
Whether it is in the classroom, in the dorm, in the equestrian ring, on the slopes, or volunteering in the community, everything about Leelanau is a life-enriching experience.
We build on each student’s learning strengths, creatively using hands-on projects and our dramatic natural setting to help students gain a fresh new sense of independence, engagement, and capability.
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.
We are accredited by the Independent Schools Association Central States (ISACS).
Co-Educational Boarding and Day Programs for Students in Grades 9-12:
- College Preparatory Curriculum
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Prep PSAT and SAT
- Core Subjects include humanities, math, science, fine arts, foreign languages, athletics
- ESL and TOEFL Programs for international students
- Learning Resource Center
- Exploratory Week Program with five-day educational adventures
- Life Skills Program
- Mentor Program
- Summer 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.
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