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Shattuck-St. Mary's School:
Shattuck-St Mary's (SSM) is a co-educational Episcopal Church-affiliated boarding & day school offering grades 6-12 in Faribault MN, 50 miles south of Minneapolis. Founded in 1858, the same year that Minnesota became a state, Shattuck-St. Mary’s School has built its reputation for excellence on a foundation of history, tradition and exceptional academics. Our 439 students in grades 6-12 come from 34 states and 22 countries to pursue a rigorous college preparatory curriculum.

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Co-educational Day & Boarding Program for Students in Grades 6-12
The Shattuck-St. Mary's School program provides students with solid preparation for college work in the major disciplines:

- English
- Mathematics
- Science
- History
- World Languages
- Religion
- Computer Science
- Fine Arts

Advanced Placement Courses:
Advanced Placement courses in 12 subjects give students the opportunity to excel. Teachers take their academic responsibilities seriously and expect their students to do likewise. All students, regardless of their previous preparation or innate ability, are expected to put forth their best efforts.

Diploma:
To qualify for a Shattuck-St. Mary's School diploma, a student must successfully accumulate 64 credits in grades 9-12. In addition, a student must complete his or her senior year on the Shattuck-St. Mary's campus unless study off-campus or abroad has been arranged with the approval of the Academic Committee and the Head of School.
Students must earn, at a minimum:
- 12 credits in English
- 9 credits in Mathematics (including 3 credits each in Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry)
- 9 credits in Science (including 3 credits in Biology and either 3 credits in Chemistry or 3 in Physics)
- 9 credits in History (3 credits each in World, Modern European and U.S. History)
- 9 credits in World Languages (these must be consecutive credits in the same language)
- 4 credits in Fine Arts
- 1 credit in Religion (Bible studies usually taken in the junior year)

Hockey Program:
In the past 20 years, Shattuck-St. Mary's School has been at the forefront of youth hockey. Our players go on to compete at the highest levels of collegiate and Junior League Hockey.

Led by Director of Hockey Tom Ward our program is based on the conviction that our players must be great students, great citizens and also great athletes. Four midget teams, two bantam teams and two girls’ teams make up our highly competitive program.

Figure Skating Program:
Shattuck-St. Mary’s synchronized figure skating program will feature the first residency team for middle and high school aged skaters in the world. Development of the elite level student-athlete is not new to Shattuck-St. Mary’s.

Soccer Program:
The SSM Soccer Academy is for highly competitive to elite-level soccer players. Boys and girls train and compete on a daily basis during the school year (September through May).

Players receive technical, tactical and physical training from a staff of professional coaches with both national and international experience. A competition program that integrates tournament play, friendly games and exhibitions throughout the nine-to-ten months is provided.

ESL Programs for International Students:
We also provide a range of English language programs for international students who want to learn English in a U.S. boarding school environment.

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Address: 1000 Shumway Avenue, Faribault, Rice County, Minnesota , USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2023-10-25 were from:

Salvador, Brazil; RAPID CITY; and more.
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Sunshine Bible Academy
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Situated in central South Dakota, Sunshine Bible Academy is a non-denominational, K-12 Christian school for boys and girls.

Located in the town of Miller, Hand County SD, we offer local day school educational programs for elementary school students, and a residential (boarding) school program for secondary students in Grades 9-12.

Our curriculum is based on the philosophy of Christian education that relates biblical truths to every area of learning.

Sunshine Bible Academy is accredited by the State of South Dakota Division of Elementary and Secondary Education and also a member of ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International).
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- Local Day School Education (Grades K-8)

- Residential / Boarding School Education for Grades 9-12

We provide education in traditional areas of academic study as well as in:

- Fine Arts, Visual Arts, Industrial Arts, Agricultural Science, Technology, World Language, and Bible Studies.
Scattergood Friends School
Courses / Programs
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.

Unique in our approach, we emphasize living in community and are devoted to fostering the growth of the whole person. As part of our program, we also offer an independent study program where students choose topics of interest, a laptop program, and month long trips.

Scattergood is accredited by the Iowa Department of Public Instruction as well as the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).

Scattergood’s unique status as a boarding school allows a students to gain experience in many areas. Students share dorms in groups of 25, hang out in the dorm or student lounge, and spend time with their roommates.

Our students come from many states and foreign countries, and from a wide variety of socio-economic backgrounds. Scattergood students have in common the desire for a quality high school education in a good community.
Boarding and Day Programs for Boys & Girls (Grades 9-12)

- Five Day and Full (including weekends) Boarding Options

- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, math, science, social studies, fine arts, foreign languages and athletics

- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses ACT and SAT
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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...

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Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI)
Courses / Programs
Serving troubled teen boys and girls ages 13-18 from North Dakota and across the U.S, Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI) is a family-run, therapeutic boarding school.

Located on a peaceful and safe 150 acre campus in northwestern Montana, TWAI combines the benefits of a therapeutic boarding school, a wilderness program, and a residential treatment center (RTC).

We have been providing an extremely high standard of care to our students and their families since 2002, with an exceptional degree of success.

We offer help for the following issues: behavioral problems, poor academic performance, low self-worth, addictions, 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.

With a student to staff ration of 5:1, we are a small program (40 students) which allows us to provide a truly unique and customized approach for each student.

TWAI requires a commitment of 3 months. However, best results for lasting success are realized through 6+ months of treatment. The average stay at our residential treatment center is 12 months.

We accept insurance which ultimately allows parents the affordability of treatment.

Parent Testimonial:
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Therapeutic Boarding School
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- College Preparation/ AP Classes
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We also provide a GED program, and college courses.

It is common for a student to complete 1.5 years of course work in 1 year. TWAI graduates average a 3.5 GPA.

98% of our high school graduates go on to attend trade school or college. Some of our students have gone on to attend some of the top Universities and Ivy League schools.
Conserve School
Courses / Programs
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)

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North Cedar Academy
Courses / Programs
With a beautiful and safe location in the Wisconsin Northwoods, North Cedar Academy (NCA) is a dual-enrolment private boarding high school for U.S. and international students in Grades 9-12.

Students graduate with a high school diploma and an Associate in Arts (AA) degree from the University of Wisconsin Colleges (UWC). All of our courses are taught at Advanced Placement (AP) or college level.

Our collegiate high school is situated on ninety-six acres along the Flambeau River in Ladysmith, Wisconsin. We aim to provide motivated and committed students with a unique and innovative educational experience.
Boarding High School for Grades 9-12

We offer a full dual-credit program with students graduating with:

- A high school diploma

- An Associate in Arts (AA) degree from the University of Wisconsin Colleges (UWC)