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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.


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The Hill School, Montgomery County
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The Hill School is a co-educational boarding and day school consisting of grades 9-12 and a post-graduate year. We are located in Pottstown in Montgomery County PA, 40 miles north-west of Philadelphia.

Founded in 1851, as The Family Boarding School, The Hill School provides students from across the U.S. and around the world with an outstanding liberal arts education designed to prepare them well for excellence in college, careers, and life.

We provide a challenging curriculum to Hill’s 500+ students (56% boys and 44% girls). We have a 76% / 24% boarding-to-day student ratio, and all students must board for one year. Hill students are drawn from 27 states and 20 foreign countries. The student / teacher ratio is approximately 7-1.

The school’s motto reinforces the Honor Code and its expectations that students will develop leadership skills and show personal responsibility and courtesy for others.

A Hill education ultimately hopes to create a lifetime of learning inspired by intellectual curiosity, moral virtue, and esteem for human excellence.
- Challenging college prep curriculum for boarding and day students (grades 9-12 and postgraduate year students) that emphasizes critical thinking and writing.

- We offer 23 Advanced Placement courses, as well as an array of honors classes and independent studies.

- Hill students are active in athletics, the arts, student-run organizations, and community service.

- College advisers are assigned during the winter term of the fifth form (junior) year.
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 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."
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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.
Western Reserve Academy
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Andrews Osborne Academy
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