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The Beacon School, Connecticut:
Situated in the heart of Stamford, Fairfield County CT, just one hour north-east of New York City, The Beacon School is a co-ed, college-preparatory day and boarding school that provides academic English language immersion programs for international students.

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Beacon At a Glance::

- An accredited, co-ed, college-preparatory, independent day school for intellectually curious students in Grades 3-12 
- Individualized courses of study in a small, supportive community
- One-on-one and small-group instruction
- Customized curricula with virtually unlimited course selection and design
- Comprehensive gifted education
- Research-based strategies for different learning styles
- Advanced art and music instruction
- Flexible schedules for young professionals, athletes and performing artists
- Expert college placement program
- Double occupancy rooms for boarders

Our Mission:
Beacon’s mission is to provide an inspirational learning environment where students are free to be themselves, follow their passions, stretch their imaginations, and foster integrity.

True academic challenge combined with an individualized approach serve to cultivate independence, creativity, intellectual curiosity, and positive habits of mind in our scholars.

Academic / English Language Courses for International Students:


Beacon Pathway Course:
- College Preparatory Coursework
- Intensive English Language Instruction
- Grade Appropriate Math, Science & History Instruction
- Athletics & Arts Electives
- Highly Regarded Test Preparation

- Students leave Pathway with one year’s worth of credits at a US high school and admission to the best-fit school for you.

ESL English Summer Immersion Camp:
- Duration: 3-6 weeks
- Accommodation in a hotel within walking distance of campus
- 25 hours of English Instruction per week
- After class activities with American peers

Student Testimonials:
“Beacon is my intellectual refuge…a wonderful experience, like another world.”

“This school is awesome because the teachers are so nice.”

“Beacon is the best school because it has hard work and I love hard work. If the work is too easy for me, eventually I won’t like school.”

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Address: 111 West North Street, Stamford, Connecticut 06902, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2016-05-18 were from:

Kyiv, Ukraine;   and more.
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The International School of Minnesota
Courses / Programs
Conveniently located in the northeast corner of Eden Prairie MN (just 30 minutes south-west of Minneapolis), The International School of Minnesota is a premier private school for students in Preschool through Grade 12.

We provide boys and girls from the Twin Cities area a unique private, non-denominational, college-preparatory education based on academic rigor, creativity, and moral development.

Boarding facilities are also available for high school students from throughout the USA and worldwide.

Established in 1985, the school is part of the SABIS School Network, which is a worldwide educational organization, comprised of 41 schools and 33,000 students in 15 countries.

As part of the worldwide SABIS School Network, our students grow and succeed while enjoying a broad range of learning experiences within a community that reflects diversity of cultures, religions, ethnicities, and languages.

Our 55-acre campus is home to state-of-the-art learning facilities, residence hall, performing arts center, swimming pool, nature trails, running track and soccer field.

The school is situated just southeast of the intersection of I-494 and Hwy 62.
Private School Programs for Preschool - Grade 12 Students

- Early Childhood Education
- Lower School
- Upper School
- College Preparatory
- Boarding Facilities available for U.S. & international high school students

- World Languages (Spanish, French and Chinese)
- Spanish & French taught daily, beginning in Preschool
- Advanced Placement Courses
- Extended Day Program for students in Preschool - Grade 5
- After-school activities available for Grades 6-12
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 Alabama 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.
THINK Global School
Courses / Programs
• THINK Global School (TGS) is a private, non-profit high school that travels the world, allowing students ages 14-18 years old the chance to study in four new international cities each academic year.

• TGS offers a once-in-a-lifetime educational experience centered around travel and cultural immersion.

• TGS students are competitively selected from all regions and all walks of life. Together they are a miniature United Nations, representing over 25 different countries of citizenship, and a diverse range of experiences, talents and interests.

• THINK Global School if fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools - Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS-WASC).

Current & Previous School Locations around the world:
• 2019-2020: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Australia, Chile, Italy
• 2018-2019: China, Oman, Costa Rica, Greece
• 2017-2018: Botswana, India, Japan & Spain
• 2016-2017: Canada, Morocco & Peru
• 2015-2016: Sweden, Bosnia & Italy
• 2014-2015: New Zealand, Costa Rica, Greece
• 2013-2014: India, Tanzania, Japan
• 2012-2013: Argentina, Bhutan, USA
• 2011-2012: Ecuador, Thailand, Germany
• 2010-2011: Sweden, Australia, China

"The collective energy that the students at THINK Global School possess is remarkable. Somehow, the more places they go and things they do, the more energy they have!… It is such an inspiration!"
- TGS Residential Advisor
The school year consists of four terms, each held in a different country, where students have the chance to explore the history and culture of fantastic locations worldwide.

Features:

• Taught in small classes by friendly, dedicated and experienced teachers
• Student-driven instruction
• All subjects are inspired by the location, and are designed to combine learning with a wealth of cultural experiences.
Atlanta International School
Courses / Programs
Atlanta International School, nestled in the heart of Buckhead in North Atlanta, Georgia, is an educational blend of Atlanta's old tradition and the pioneering international strength of present-day Atlanta.

As the innovator of a global curriculum for future leaders, AIS offers a program of academic excellence to American and international students, beginning with four-year-old kindergarten and culminating in grade 12 with the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma.

We offer a rigorous academic program that opens eyes, minds and perspectives and advances the IB's mission to cultivate informed and inquisitive learners who are principled, compassionate and open-minded.

The IB Learner Profile is a set of clearly defined attributes that describes the whole person as a lifelong learner and forms the foundation of all three IB programs, the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma. Atlanta International School will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national and ethnic origin, age or religion.

AIS is fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS), the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and the International Baccalaureate (IB).
Co-Educational Programs from Kindergarten through Upper School:

- Kindergarten program
- Primary School program
- Middle School program
- Upper School program

- American curiculum with International Baccalaureate Diploma program

- Rigorous academic curriculum with English, modern languages, mathematics, social studies, science, drama, art, music, computer and physical education

- Arts program
- Athletics program
- After-School program
- Summer Camp
Oogie Art: Art Portfolio Development School
Courses / Programs
Oogie Art is the World's No.1 art portfolio preparatory school based on college and art award results alone. We are located in Manhattan, NY, Boston & Lexington, MA, and Shanghai, China.

Every year, we have help students gain admission with scholarships to their 1st choice colleges and universities.

These are the results from 2018:
2 students accepted from Harvard
1 student from Stanford, MIT, Yale
3 students from Cornell
2 students from Columbia University
+ and many more from SVA, RISD, Parsons, and Pratt.

The results of this year's 2019 for Early Action and Decision:
1 student accepted to Harvard
2 students accepted to Cornell

At Oogie, students will build college prep skills and develop diverse portfolios with varying levels of experience. Our rigorous classes hone student's technical skills in a range of media, as well as develop an extraordinary body of their own frameworks because our students follow a curriculum that is specifically based on their individual needs, goals and most immediate deadlines.

Class scheduling is extremely flexible - students register by the semester or year.
1. Art Portfolio Prep Program: Gr. 7-12 & Transfer
2. Junior Program: Grade 7-8
3. Art HS or Boarding School Art Portfolio and Audition Prep Program: Gr. 7-8
4. Young Talent program: Gr.4-6
5. AP Studio Art Program: Gr. 10-12
6. Foundation Program: Gr. 7 and Up
7. Curating and Art Research Program
8. Art College Counseling Service

- Painting/Drawing
- Illustration
- Perspective Drawing & Painting
- Figure Drawing & Painting
- Advanced Drawing & Painting
- Mixed Media & Collage
- Sculpture
- Group Crits
- Film & Animation
- Fashion Design
- Business of Design
- Graphic Design
- Digital Art
- Installation Art
Adirondack Learning Academy
Courses / Programs
• Earn a homeschool diploma online with Adirondack Learning Academy (ALA).

• ALA is an accredited provider of NCAA-approved online homeschool programs for kindergarten, elementary school, middle school & high school students in Georgia and throughout the United States.

• Accredited by the National Independent Study Accreditation Council (NISAC), we have offered online homeschool, independent study and distance learning programs since 1997.

• We are committed to providing a positive learning environment that encourages success through individualized instruction for homeschooling students in Kindergarten through 12th Grade.

• Our program recognizes that each child is an individual and that all children need to feel successful in order to succeed.

• We use Odysseyware Curriculum, and have found that Odysseyware is the best choice for providing comprehensive, customized programs to suit all students and learning styles. Adirondack Learning Academy courses are also NCAA-approved.
Online Homeschool Programs for K-12 students:

• Kindergarten, elementary school, middle school & high school

• Advanced Placement (AP) classes

• College entrance assistance

• Individualized curriculum with each student assigned their own personal learning coach

A homeschool diploma is awarded to high school seniors on successful completion of the program.