Catholic boarding schools in the South: Christian boarding schools in Alabama, private high, middle school, college preparatory programs, advanced placement courses, residential education for boys, girls in AL
Saint Bernard Preparatory School: Saint Bernard Preparatory School, located in Cullman (50 miles north of Birmingham), Alabama, is an accredited, co-ed, Catholic boarding and day school for grades 7-12. For over a century St. Bernard has been providing a quality education to generations of students.
Saint Bernard Preparatory School is accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
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Saving Youth Foundation (SYF) is a Christian boarding school in Mobile, Alabama. Run by former military men and women, we provide a safe home environment for troubled boys and girls ages 10-18 who have lost sight of a clear and positive future.
We teach kids and teens who are struggling with anger management, depression, drug abuse, eating disorders, or conditions such as ADD, ADHD, ODD (Oppositional Defiance Disorder) among others.
SYF has an 80% pass/ fail rate with fully-accredited academics. We use the Accelerated Christian Education (A.C.E) in home school module. A student at SYF can receive a high school diploma. We are physically active with the kids and do things like running, marching and drills. The boys and girls facility are completely separated.
We are faith-based, designed to instill integrity, accountability, responsibility, and character while providing the teen girl or boy behavioral counseling and a quality education. In our residential and academic program, many will learn to reach for their highest potential while being given the tools and education to do so. We can accept tuition rates and low as $2,000 per month.
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.
We welcome students from Florida, across the United States, and students from around the world (TWAI is authorized to issue 1-20's for international students).
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."
Located in Camp Hill, Tallapoosa County AL (part of the Alexander City Micropolitan Statistical Area), Lyman Ward Military Academy (LWMA) is a private boarding military school for boys that offers a college-preparatory diploma consisting of credits gained from our Junior Cadets (Grades 6-8) and Senior Cadets (Grades 9-12) programs.
Cadets take the ACT, SAT, PSAT, PLAN, ASVAB, and Stanford Achievement Tests as appropriate to their grade level, and LWMA offers Advanced Placement (AP) classes in several academic disciplines.
In keeping with the requirements of the State of Alabama and our own high standards, students are required to have four years of English, Math, History and Science. Further courses are offered as electives.
Using the college-style Block/Quarter System, the normal student load for Senior School (Grades 9-12) consists of eight courses per year. Junior School (Grades 6-8) courses are taken for the full school year, with a usual class load of seven classes.
Teen Challenge Columbus Girls Academy is a Christian therapeutic boarding school for teen girls ages 12-17 years. Our academy is located in Seale in Russell County, Alabama, approximately 10 miles south-west of Phenix City AL, 15 miles south-west of Columbus, Georgia and 118 miles south-west of Atlanta, GA.
We are an affordable therapeutic option with first-class facilities and academics for girls with life-controlling problems such as low self-esteem, depression, eating disorders, rebellion, defiance, deceitfulness, manipulation, and promiscuity.
Established over 45 years ago, Teen Challenge Columbus Girls Academy is a registered non-public school with the State of Alabama Department of Education.
We offer a disciplined and structured environment that emphasizes character development, spiritual growth and personal responsibility. Our therapeutic program for grils is designed to develop the whole person in four main areas: spiritual, social, academic and physical.
Located on 185 acres in Martin GA, 85 miles northeast of Atlanta, Shepherd’s Hill Academy (SHA) is a co-ed Therapeutic Christian boarding school offering gender separated programs in an outdoor residential setting for troubled teens ages 12-17.
SHA's programs are tailored for teens struggling with a variety of negative behaviors including: ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), anger management, anxiety disorders, Bipolar disorder, behavioral disorders, and more.
We help children struggling to cope with phobias, emotional issues, learning disabilities, physical and sexual abuse, depression, negative peer pressure, trauma, and rebellious behavior.
The unique therapeutic structure of SHA consistently provides a safe, loving and Christ-centered environment. The SHA Team provides 24/7 care and maintains a 5-1 student-to-staff ratio.
We are equipped with a completely devoted Christian staff that uses biblical principles in a loving authoritative community environment.
Indian Springs School (ISS), located 20 minutes from Birmingham, Alabama, is an accredited, independent, co-ed, college preparatory day and boarding school offering grades 8-12 Day & 9-12 Boarding.
ISS is nationally and internationally known for its academic excellence. Our graduates have gained the skills, knowledge and personal strengths that enable them to do outstanding work at colleges all over the country.
ISS has been granted dual accreditation by SAIS (Southern Association of Independent Schools) & SACS (the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools).