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Residential Programs for High School Dropouts in Oklahoma

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Thunderbird Youth Academy:
Located in the city of Pryor, Northeastern Oklahoma, Thunderbird Youth Academy is a nationally-recognized co-ed program designed for high school dropouts ages 16-18. Our 17-month program is offered through the National Guard and the Oklahoma Military Department. Our program comprises of a 22 week (5 1/2 month) Residential Phase followed by a 12 month Post-Residential follow up program with a mentor after graduation.

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Mission of the Academy:

Photo of Residential Programs for High School Dropouts in OklahomaTo intervene in the lives of Oklahoma's High School Dropouts to affect a positive change in those youth through the following:

Challenge:
- Physically
- Educationally
- Emotionally

Respect:
- For Self
- For Others
- For Community

Education:
- GED Option
- HS Credits (Graduates will earn 3 credits for graduating TYA, Additional HS Credits can be obtained through the Oklahoma University High School Option)
- College Classes
- Life Skills

History:
- Nationally recognized program offered through the National Guard and the Oklahoma Military Department
- Established as 1 of 10 pilot programs in 1993
- Thunderbird Youth Academy has currently graduated over 3,000 of Oklahoma's youth (male and female)

Residential Program for High School Dropouts (Ages 16-18)

Features include: 
- 17 month program
- 3 high school credits upon graduation
- Academic Excellence
- Life Coping Skills
- Job Skills
- Health and Hygiene
- Responsible Citizenship
- Service to the Community
- Leadership/Followership
- Physical Fitness

Location:
Thunderbird Youth Academy is located within the city of Pryor in Northeastern Oklahoma. The Academy is situated on the former Whitaker Education Training Center grounds and the entire Oklahoma Military Department property encompasses over 600 acres on the site.

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Address: Thunderbird Youth Academy, Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-06-11 were from:

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK;   Mountainburg, AR;   Enid;   Tulsa;   Madill;   Bixby, OK;   Oklahoma City;   and more.
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