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Fountain Valley School of Colorado:
Located at the base of Colorado's majestic Rocky Mountains, Fountain Valley School of Colorado combines intellectual rigor with a spirit of adventure and exploration. The school offers a college preparatory program for motivated students who seek a diverse and challenging learning experience within a close-knit and supportive community.

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Our History:

Photo of Boarding High School in Colorado, USAFounded in 1930, FVS provides a co-ed, boarding and day school environment for students in grades 9-12 from across the United States and the world. The School has an 1,100 acre main campus in Colorado Springs and a 40-acre Mountain Campus near Buena Vista, CO.

FVS Campus and Facilities:
FVS has an 1,100-acre main campus in Colorado Springs and a 40-acre Mountain Campus near Buena Vista, Colo. On the main campus, the Froelicher Academic Building has 27 classrooms, a Learning Center and two computer labs, including one with new iMacs. A state-of-the-art science facility has five teaching labs.

The "Art Barn" houses visual arts studios for ceramics, jewelry-making, print-making, sculpture, painting and photography, along with offices for the student yearbook and newspaper. The Hawley Library has a collection of more than 20,000 books, and other buildings include the dining room, music room, campus center and performing arts center.

The Penrose Sports Complex has a gymnasium, squash courts, weight room, climbing wall and swimming pool. New athletic facilities include a magnificent indoor riding arena and outdoor track. The School's four residence halls include 10 indivudal houses.

Student Body:

Image of Boarding High School in Colorado, USAFVS currently enrolls 250 students from 27 states and 11 countries, including Canada, China, Germany, Guatemala, Japan, Lithuania, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Sweden and Thailand.

Twenty-one percent of students reside outside the United States, 31% are students of color, and there is an even 50-50 split between boys and girls.

Faculty:
Faculty at FVS are more than just teachers; they are coaches, houseparents, advisers and mentors. There are 40 total teaching faculty for student-faculty ratio of 6:1, and there are 35 full-time teaching faculty.

Seventy percent of the full-time faculty hold advanced degrees; 30 live on campus, with 13 in residence halls; 34 are advisers and 25 are coaches.

Afternoon Program/Athletics:

Photos of Fountain Valley School of ColoradoAll students are required to participate in the afternoon program, which includes interscholastic sports, outdoor education, equestrian training (English and Western), skiing and theater.

Freshmen are required to compete in at least two interscholastic sports, and sophomores must compete in at least one. Those sports include basketball (boys and girls), cross country (boys and girls), field hockey (girls), golf (boys), ice hockey (boys), lacrosse (boys and girls), track and field (boys and girls), soccer (boys and girls), swimming (girls), tennis (boys and girls) and volleyball (boys and girls).

Unique Programs:

The Western Immersion Program (WIP) isa signature interdisciplinary program for sophomores. WIP explores how the Western landscape shaped the people, history and culture of the region.

The Interim Program, held each March, provides students with the opportunity to expand their intellectual, cultural and social horizons beyond the classroom. The weeklong program is curriculum based and has included such activities as kayaking in George and learning about Chinese culture while in Beijing.

Senior Seminar
has the senior class ending its time at FVS working together on a project designed to promote ecological awareness and to make a lasting contribution to the School or community.

Students in outdoor education can participate in climbing and skiing/snowboard, or climb "fourteeners" in the Rockies. The Student Life Curriculum helps students develop an appreciation for giving to others and learn about leadership.

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Address: 6155 Fountain Valley School Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado , USA
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Colorado Rocky Mountain School
Courses / Programs
The Colorado Rocky Mountain School (CRMS) is a co-educational college preparatory boarding school for students in Grades 9-12, located near Aspen Colorado in the heart of the beautiful Rocky Mountains on a 350-acre working ranch.

We are an exceptional college-preparatory institution that gives our students the skills, confidence, and knowledge to be successful in life and to contribute to their communities.

Our curriculum is sequenced, both to give students a firm foundation in core discipline and to illuminate interdisciplinary connections across active and academic programs and among humanities disciplines.

Our community is exceptional, our setting is spectacular, and our program os enriching. Our faculty are possibly the best-rounded, most dedicated educators you will ever meet.

In keeping with our mission to provide a balanced curriculum, including service to the community, many of the buildings were landscaped, built, or remodeled by student-faculty work crews.
Co-ed Boarding School Programs for 9-12th Graders:

College-Preparatory Curriculum:
- A college-preparatory curriculum within a program of the arts, athletics, physical work, service to the community, and enriching wilderness experience.

- At CRMS, we graduate students who have a strong sense of self-worth and a lifelong passion for learning.

- Our students are expected to pursue a challenging course of study across our curriculum.
Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics
Courses / Programs
Situated in Oklahoma City, The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (OSSM) is a prestigious two-year residential high school (Grades 11 & 12) designed to educate academically gifted high school students in advanced mathematics and science.

OSSM was created through legislative action in 1983 and graduated its first class of 44 seniors from across the state in 1992. The school currently has 71 juniors, 63 seniors and an ultimate enrollment estimated at 300.

OSSM is located on a 32-acre campus in Oklahoma City, just south of the State capital and across from the medical and research facilities of the Oklahoma Health Center. Classes are held in Lincoln School, a renovated Oklahoma City public school, and students live in a residence hall that was completed in early 1998.
2-year Residential High School (Grades 11 & 12) Program for Academically Gifted Students:

- Bio-Medical / Human Biology Courses
- Traditional Biology
- General Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Chemical Equilibrium
- Introduction to Computer Science
- Structured Programming
- Data Structures I and II
- Data Communications and Networking
- Foreign Languages
- Fine Art
- Calculus
- Linear Algebra
- Geometry
- General Physics
- Electricity & Magnetism
- Activities
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 Colorado 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.
Oakley School, Salt Lake City
Courses / Programs
Located in Oakley, just 45 miles east of Salt Lake City in Summit County, Utah, Oakley School is a leading college preparatory therapeutic boarding school for boys and girls in Grades 9-12.

Oakley is accredited as a Therapeutic School by the Utah Department of Human Services and the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools.

We provide treatment and student development support programs consisting of our Off-Form Program, Intensive Clinical Services, Trails (an outdoor experience program) as well as recovery programs with individualized strategic counseling, family therapy and group therapy.

The Oakley School provides a college preparation program with honors and advanced placement courses. A strong and positive student community sets the Oakley School apart from other schools.

We are committed to academic excellence, yet we maintain a parallel concern for habits of being that yield moral stature. Each student is part of a "house" -- a kind of family group that shares home base.
Boarding Programs for Boys & Girls in Grades 9-12:

- Treatment and Student Development Support Programs consisting of Off-Form Program, Intensive Clinical Services, Trails (an outdoor experience program)
- Recovery Programs including recovery group, individualized strategic counseling, family therapy, group therapy
- Academic Curriculum including college preparatory courses, honors courses and Advanced Placement courses
- Fine Arts Program
- College Counseling
- Study Skills and Learning Specialist
Crossroads Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in Ogden, Utah, Crossroads Academy is a therapeutic boarding school for young men aged 16 and 17 years old who have experienced substance abuse with diagnoses of oppositional defiant disorder, mood disorders and ADHD and learning disorders. Crossroads Academy is committed to helping each student find joy and confidence in learning.

We recognize that the future success of each student strongly depends on his completion of high school, as well as creating a positive road toward employment and/or higher education.

With this in mind, each student who enters our program will have an individual education plan that will address his current needs and skills.
Therapeutic Boarding School for At-Risk Young Men Ages 16-17:

- Individualized Educational Plans
- North West Accreditation
- Certified and Licensed Teachers
- One-on-One Tutoring
- High School Diplomas available through our program
- ACT/SAT Preparation Classes
- College Courses
- Vocational Training
- Employment Opportunities
Steamboat Mountain School
Courses / Programs
Steamboat Mountain School challenges the intellects and imaginations of its students to help them lead productive, creative, and responsible lives in a dynamic, global society.

Steamboat Mountain School is a coeducational boarding and day high school that blends academics and adventure, combining an outstanding college-preparatory curriculum with extraordinary programs out of the classroom and around the globe to build students’ knowledge, develop their confidence and independence, and prepare them for meaningful and fascinating lives.
Co-educational Day & Boarding School Programs for Students in Grades 9-12:

College Preparatory curriculum - subjects & activities include:
- English
- Math
- Science
- Social studies
- Foreign language
- Computer science
- The Arts
- Advisor Program
- Ski/Ride Programs
- Foreign Travel
- Outdoor Adventure...