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Scattergood Friends School:
Located in Cedar County in southeast Iowa, Scattergood Friends School is a co-educational Quaker boarding and day school founded in 1890. We provide a college preparatory education with AP courses, SAT and ACT to students in Grades 9-12 from around the world.

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Boarding and Day Programs for Boys & Girls (Grades 9-12)
Photo of Day & Boarding High School in IowaScattergood is a college-preparatory high school that prepares students for college and later life through our challenging academic program and emphasis on community living.

Scattergood's academic program is based on the belief that we must offer a curriculum which challenges young, curious minds while at the same time providing them with basic skills and information which will guide them throughout their future academic pursuits and careers. Scattergood's aim is to foster a "commitment to life-long learning."

Our core curriculum requirements insure that a Scattergood graduate will be fully prepared for the next level of their education. We are continually striving to challenge and our students and help them reach their full potential.

We believe that when a student has a certain degree of choice in their academic program they will take ownership of it. As part of this process, we offer a program with a lot of variety and choice.

Key Subjects include English, math, science, social studies, fine arts, foreign languages and athletics.

The atmosphere of active learning is further enhanced by teachers who utilize resources outside the classroom such as the farm, prairie, and Iowa City to supplement their regular courses. Students not only learn about the reproductive cycle in their biology class, they also witness the birth process of animals at the farm.

Students not only work on understanding the intent of an author's work, they also have the chance to question the author herself at Prairie Lights bookstore in Iowa City. We also promote active learning through lab time in the sciences, open discussions in the humanities, application of math skills, and oral fluency in the second language program.

Advanced Placement Courses:
AP courses are available in the areas of Humanities, Social Studies, Math, Science and Language.

College Preparation Courses:
We offer our students college prep courses for SAT and ACT.

Image of Day & Boarding High School in IowaFine Art:
At Scattergood, we believe the creative process is integral to a complete education. Students gain an understanding of the creative process through experience with a variety of media and opportunities for expression.

We also have a woodshop and a weaving studio, as well as a multi-functional auditorium. The program offerings, though already quite diverse, are also regularly expanded to take advantage of current staff talent. Some course offerings have been: calligraphy, dulcimer building, printmaking, kayak building, mask carving, and medieval art.

Other project offerings considered practical arts are either seasonal or situational, and have included: farm project, GIS mapping, poultry project, food preservation and carpentry.

Athletics:
At Scattergood, we currently have two running varsity teams (co-ed soccer and basketball) as well as several intramural sports (PE) including fitness training, fencing (advanced students compete at the University of Iowa), volleyball, indoor soccer and Ultimate Frisbee.

Independent Study Program:

The purpose of independent study is to give students the opportunity to explore legitimate areas of academic interest which are not normally accessible.

Examples of some independent studies that have been pursued in recent years are: Japanese Language, Music Composition, Fiber Arts and Needlework, Piano, Creative Writing, Skateboarding and Dance.

We also provide:
- Laptop Program
- Month-Long Trips

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Address: 1951 Delta Ave, West Branch, Cedar County, Iowa , USA
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New Hope Wilderness Camp
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New Hope Wilderness Camp, located in Ava (38 miles south east of Springfield), South Central Missouri, in the Midwestern United States, is a 21-day co-ed wilderness program, working with troubled teens (ages 11-20) who are experiencing conduct and behavior problems.

These include: Lack of Respect; Hostility Toward Loved Ones; Defiance Toward Authority; Truancy; Drugs; Violence; Depression and Unpredictable Behavior.

The individual treatment planning at New Hope is aimed at facilitating a change of heart, healing and strengthening family relationships, and inviting new beginnings. We have one competent staff member for every two young people. We utilize horses to do therapy with the young people, as well as daily counseling.

The ultimate goal of New Hope is to see the young people making positive choices in their lives, changing their heart attitudes positively, to facilitate a better relationship with their parents. We certainly believe Jesus Christ is the focal point for change, after one recognizes a heart need.
21-Day Co-ed Wilderness Program for Troubled Teens (Ages 11-20)

We provide a safe environment in which to:

- Discover and nurture strengths, interests and talents;
- Support effort toward change;
- Establish consistent and stable relationships;
- Improve interpersonal skills;
- Enhance self-worth and empowerment;
- Identify and develop individual learning styles;
- Conduct Equine Assisted Activities/Equine Assisted Therapy (EAA/EAT)
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 Iowa and acrossthe 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.
Saint Croix High School
Courses / Programs
Located in West St. Paul, MN, St. Croix Lutheran High School is a private, college preparatory day & boarding school for grades 9-12.

International students and students from Twin Cities metro area, southern Minnesota, and western Wisconsin enjoy a complete education at St. Croix. Our international program has about 60 students from 10 different countries, with on-site housing & boarding for International and long-distance American students.

The full range of academic courses and wide array of co-curricular activities accentuate the community environment at St. Croix where ninth through twelfth grade students develop in all aspects of life. Student / teacher ratio of 1:15.

Students consistently score at or above Minnesota average on ACT and SAT. 90% of students continue on to post-secondary studies. Accredited by Minnesota Non-public School Accreditation Association (MNSAA).
Co-educational College Prep School with Boarding for Students in Grades 9-12:

- English, History, Science, Math, Art, Ethics, Business, Advanced Placement Courses...

- English as a Second Language (ESL) program with a full-time international advisor to assist the needs of international students

- College & University Prep secondary education program

- ESL English Summer Camp
Conserve School
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Located just to the west of Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, Conserve School is a non-sectarian semester school for high school juniors that focuses on environmental education.

Semester school is a term used to describe a boarding school that complements a student’s secondary education by providing them with the opportunity to step out of their regular school for half an academic year and step into a uniquely different educational setting while continuing their required academic studies.

Conserve School's programs are aimed at students who feel a strong attachment to the natural world and who are motivated to conserve it.

Our semester-long immersion in environmental studies and outdoor activities deepens students’ love of nature, reinforces their commitment to conservation, and equips them to take meaningful action as environmental stewards.

A semester at Conserve School is truly a one-of-a-kind opportunity for high school juniors to challenge their minds, sharpen their academic skills, stretch their muscles, and get their hands dirty while learning to be stewards of our precious Earth.
Residential Semester School for High School Juniors - courses include:

- Environmental Science (Applied Ecology and Sustainable Systems)

- Advanced Topics in English (Wilderness Voices: American Literature and the Land)

- Advanced Topics in History (History of Wilderness Exploration: the Northwoods and Beyond)

- Physical Education (Pack, Pedal, and Paddle: Outdoor Skills and Activities)

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Nebraska Christian Schools
Courses / Programs
Nebraska Christian School (NCS) is an inter-denominational, Christian boarding and day school located west of Omaha in Central City, Merrick County, Nebraska.

NCS offers a full educational program for preschool- Grade 12 with boarding from Grades 7-12. We focus on providing a college preparatory curriculum with AP courses, ACT and SAT and a program of extra-curricular activities and student services.

Additionally, we offer vocational classes such as family & consumer science and industrial arts as well as ESL programs for our international students. We run a four day school week with the fifth day used for special programs, tutoring, study time and trips.

Residence facilities are available for senior high students and mature junior highers which emcompasses grades 7-12. We provide separate dorms for boys and girls. Nebraska Christian admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

We are approved by the Nebraska Department of Education and are an ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) member school.
Co-Educational Boarding & Day Programs:

- Boarding Programs (Grades 7-12)
- Day Programs from (preschool-Grade 12)
- 4-day school week with fifth day used for special programs, tutoring, study time and trips
- College Preparatory Curriculum with math, science, English, social studies, and foreign languages
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses ACT and SAT
- Vocational classes such as family & consumer science and industrial arts
- English as a Second Language Program
Lake Forest Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in Lake Forest, Illinois, on the north shore of Lake Michigan and 30 miles north of Chicago, Lake Forest Academy is a co-educational, college preparatory boarding and day school for domestic & international students in grades 9 through 12.

We teach a full and inclusive middle & high school curriculum in arts and sciences, with AP and college prep courses.

The academy fosters intellectual development and academic excellence in its students. At LFA, students learn valuable lessons not only in the classroom and on the athletic fields but also in the dormitories, student center and dining hall.

Our boarding students come from all over the U.S. and the world. As a boarding student you will live in one of the four single-gender dormitories on campus. Our dorms range in size from 10 to 72 students. Each dorm is staffed by a team of resident faculty members, many of whom live in apartments attached to the dormitories.
Co-educational Boarding and Day Programs for Grades 9-12:

- College Preparatory Curriculum
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Prep Courses SAT and ACT
- Middle School
- High School
- Enrichment Program
- English as a Second Language (ESL) Program

Core & Elective Academic Courses:
- English, history, math, science, modern and classical languages, fine art, music and drama, visual art and athletics