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George School, Newtown:
Located in Newtown, Bucks County PA, just five miles north of Langhorne, George School is a co-educational boarding and day school for domestic and international students in grades 9-12. George School is a great place to get ready for college. Besides offering a wide variety of Advanced Placement and other interesting, challenging classes, we are one of only four U.S. boarding schools offering the International Baccalaureate Program. We also offer English as a Second Language (ESL) to help international students adapt to an English-speaking system of education.

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Boarding and Day Programs for Boys and Girls in Grades 9-12:

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program

Photo of International Boarding High School in Philadelphia PA areaAll IB Diploma candidates are required to take courses during their junior and senior years leading to examinations in six subjects. IB classes are broken into six groups and the following IB subjects are taught at George School

1. Language A: English
2. Language B: French, Latin, Spanish
3. Individuals & Societies: History, Economics
4. Experimental Sciences: Biology, Environmental Systems, Physics
5. Mathematics: Precalculus, Calculus
6. Art: Art Design (visual arts), Dance, Drama, Music

Diploma candidates must take courses in three subject areas for higher-level credit and three subject areas for standard-level credit.

Advanced Placement Courses

At George School, AP courses range from Latin to studio art. AImage of International Boarding High School in Philadelphia PA areand it's all hands-on, minds-on, real-world stuff. In AP Calculus, you solve problems, not because you've been explicitly shown how, but because you’ve learned to think like a mathematician and figured it out. In AP Biology, the tools that teach you about hearts and lungs and livers smell of formaldehyde, not printer's ink. Your photography course gives you more than a grade. It gives you a portfolio.

All this means you'll be ahead of the game when you really get to college. You'll know how to study better, research better, think better. And since many colleges and universities give you credit for AP courses, you’ll have some of your prerequisites out of the way, giving you time and energy to delve deeper into electives.

AP courses also help you in the increasingly competitive college admission process. Taking them shows that you're curious, motivated and hardworking—characteristics colleges look for.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
The English as a Second Language (ESL) program at George School is designed to help international students who need support before they gain the level of English fluency they need to participate fully in regular academic classes.

Living in the United States is a great way to study English. You'll hear it every day. You'll speak it every day. And living at George School is even better. Because we limit the number of students from any one language group, we are truly internationally diverse. You'll make friends here from around the world. You'll start to understand the culture. Our campus will become your second home.

College Guidance
The mission of George School's College Guidance Office is to help you find a college that is right for you. You'll get lots of individual counselor attention and you'll look at lots of different colleges.

Advising & Academic Support
The high caliber of a George School education means you’ll have nonstop opportunities to challenge yourself, expand your horizons, and grow as a person. We want you to take full advantage of those opportunities. That’s why our academic program has built-in features to help you make the most of your time here.

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Address: 1690 Newtown Langhorne Road, Newtown, Pennsylvania , USA
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Perkiomen School
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At Perkiomen, we know that experience is the best teacher, and that the challenges of life can only be solved by digging in, taking part, and pushing through. Our students learn to take calculated risks and to create value wherever they go.

Our close knit, caring, accomplished faculty create a highly participatory learning environment that encourages students to be courageous. Equally impactful is our culture of gratitude and joy. We are all teachers and learners, celebrating differences and supporting each other’s well-being, through everyday tasks and in defining moments.

In this boarding and day environment, we all feel welcomed. Faculty and students engage and develop meaningful mentorships. And, students find lasting friendships in our globally diverse community.

What we learn today must prepare our students for tomorrow. With a strong liberal arts foundation and future-focused innovative education, we prepare our students for college and the challenges of a new economy.
Co-educational Boarding & Day School Program:
- Day Program (Grades 6-12)
- Boarding Program (Grades 6-12)
- Post-Graduate Year
- Challenging college preparatory curriculum
- Advanced Placement courses
- Entrepreneur Institute
- Medical Institute

Core curriculum subjects include:
- English
- Mathematics
- Science
- World Languages
- History
Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
Courses / Programs
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 Maryland 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.
The Grier School
Courses / Programs
Located in Birmingham, Huntington County PA, the Grier School is a private boarding school for girls in Grades 7 through post-graduate year and admits girls regardless of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin.

In addition to a college preparatory curriculum with AP courses and SAT and ACT college prep courses we also provide a learning skills program, an enriching arts program, an extensive athletics program, a horseriding program, a healthy lifestyle program, etiquette class, summer school, TOEFL and ESL programs.

95% of Grier's students reside beyond a 100 mile radius of the school so numerous activities are organized each weekend to make it truly a full-time boarding school experience. Grier provides students wih a valuable education in a beautiful environment.

At Grier, the dormitory areas of the building are supervised by housemothers whose sole responsibility on campus is to oversee the life in the dorms. Housemothers are mature women who have raised families themselves.
Boarding Programs for Girls in Grades 7-12 (incl. postgraduate year option)

- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, math, science, history, modern languages, the arts and athletics
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses ACT and SAT
- Learning Skills Program
- Horseriding Program
- Healthy Lifestyle Program
- Etiquette Class
- Summer School
- TOEFL and English as a Second Language Programs
The Hill School, Montgomery County
Courses / Programs
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.
The Kiski School
Courses / Programs
Located on a beautiful, 350-acre campus is in Saltsburg PA, 30 miles east of Pittsburgh, The Kiski School is one of the oldest all-boys college preparatory boarding schools in the United States.

In a typical year, Kiski enrolls 200 students in Grades 9-12 plus a handful of post-graduate students. Our students come from many different US states and more than a dozen different countries.

There are 60 different courses that make up Kiski's classic, yet innovative liberal arts education, including history, literature, social and natural sciences, and fine arts. These courses mirror the curriculum in the nation's best universities.

One hundred percent of Kiski graduates go on to four-year colleges or universities. We also offer an outstanding, personalized college counseling service for each student.
College Preparatory Boarding School for Boys in Grades 9-12 (including AP courses)

Core curriculum subjects:
- English
- Mathematics
- Foreign Language
- History
- Fine Arts
- Ethics and Personal Development...
Linden Hall
Courses / Programs
Established in 1746, Linden Hall is the oldest girls' boarding school in the United States. The school is located in the historic town of Lititz PA, within a few hours of Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and New York City.

As a college preparatory day and boarding school for grades 6-12 and a post graduate year, Linden Hall is dedicated to excellence in the education of young women.

Linden Hall’s mission is to provide what we believe is the best college preparatory experience in the nation. Through our signature 4C’s Promise, Linden Hall provides an experience that best prepares each student for success and leadership in college and the working world.

Linden Hall is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
College Prep Programs for Girls (Grades 6-12 & Post-Graduate Year)

- Middle School girls, grades 6, 7, and 8, gain a broad understanding of every academic subject.

- Upper School Girls, grades 9 through 12, focus on the challenging academic requirements for a Linden Hall graduation and college preparation.

- Both Honors level and AP courses are offered in English, History, Math, and Science; while others may be available upon request..