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Oakland Collegiate School:
Situated in Port Gibson in Claiborne County, Mississippi, Oakland Collegiate School (OCS) is an independent Christian boarding school for boys in grades 7-12 from throughout the U.S. and around the world. We provide a high-quality college preparatory curriculum which is defined by its biblical worldview.

Accreditation:

For more than a century, Oakland Collegiate School has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). In addition, OCS is accredited by the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS), and is a member of the Association of Military Colleges and Schools in the U.S. (AMCSUS).

Quality Christian Education:
Boarding School Review ranks Oakland Collegiate among the top 20 boarding schools in the US regarding size, cost and student/teacher ratio. OCS provides active, engaging, guided exploration of God’s world.

Our aim is to educate and train our students to take their place in the world as men who can make sound choices as they seek to live to the glory of God and the betterment of society.

Our small boarding program, teacher-student ratio, and appropriate use of technology make for real 1-to-1, differentiated instruction. Our graduates are well-prepared for university studies. OCS cultivates the manly traits of honesty, hard work, dedication, self-control and personal responsibility.

Dedicated & Experienced Faculty:

The administrators and staff of Oakland Collegiate School are individuals who care deeply about encouraging young men to reach their full potential.

With 90% of the teaching cadre having advanced degrees, we are a Christian faculty committed to teaching students the gospel and to living it out before them. Most of the teachers are family men who are models of Christian manhood and mentors for boys in the 24/7 of boarding school life. 

Our faculty and staff believe that all wisdom stems from our Heavenly Father, and that true education must be an active, ongoing part of a living faith. They are committed to giving our students everything they need to achieve their educational goals, while also focusing on their spiritual and emotional development.

Educational Programs:
- Christian boarding school for boys (Grades 7-12)
- College preparatory curriculum with biblical worldview
- Optional military program
- Adventure summer school
- Adventure summer camp (for rising 6-8 graders)
- Athletic programs

In addition, we offer an optional military program, competitive interscholastic athletic programs, an Adventure Summer School where you can earn academic credit as well as participate in outdoor activities, and week-long Adventure Summer Camps for rising sixth through eighth graders. Located only 1.25 hours by car from Jackson MS, we have a 70-acre Wilderness camp and lake adjoining our main campus.

Once accepted for admission, means-tested financial assistance is available to students who qualify.

Email: Contact Us

Address: 124 McComb Avenue, Port Gibson, Claiborne County, Mississippi 39150, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-02-25 were from:

Collinsville;   Rolling Fork MS;   Jackson;   Natchez;   perkinston MS;   BROOKHAVEN;   MS;   and more.
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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 Mississippi 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.
St. Stanislaus College Preparatory
Courses / Programs
St. Stanislaus College Preparatory, founded in 1854, is a private Catholic school located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast 50 miles east of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Operated by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, the school specializes in building character and helping young men in Grades 7-12 develop to their full potential and become happy, self-confident, well-educated adults.

St. Stanislaus is one of the largest Catholic resident high schools for boys in the United States. Over the years, students from 52 countries and 42 states have profited from the rich education and character building offered by St. Stanislaus.

This diversity promotes a heightened awareness of each student's value and provides opportunities for appreciation of other cultures and for lasting friendships with students from other countries. 98 percent of our senior class will go on to study at the college level.
Residential / Boarding School for Boys (Grades 7-12)

- Math, Science, English, Religion, Social Studies, Foreign Language, ESL, Computer Education, Business and Fine Arts, Honors and AP Courses

- Besides our full-time ESL student opportunity, we offer a 4 week ESL Camp for international students. Activities include ESL courses, water sports, and weekend cultural field trips
French Camp Academy
Courses / Programs
Located 80 miles north of Jackson, Mississippi, French Camp Academy (FCA) is a private, Christian coeducational boarding school for children from 1st to 12th Grades. Established in 1885, FCA is accredited through the Mississippi Department of Education.

We are a joyful Christian community that provides young people and families from all over the country an opportunity to heal from difficult circumstances at home, school, or in the community.

Although FCA is not considered a therapeutic boarding school, it just may be the place that you are looking for if your child or teen is in need of an affordable and alternative Mississippi boarding school.

Our educational program is balanced, Christ-centered and academically excellent. It includes academic classes, vocational training, radio communication skills, an observatory, a full sports program, and an active music & arts program for Grades 7-12.
Boarding programs for elementary, middle & high school students:

- Science; Math; Social Studies; English; Foreign Languages; Bible; Electives.

- Extra help and tutoring are provided to any student that needs it.

- Full athletic program (football, cheerleading, baseball, softball, basketball, track and field, cross country and tennis.

- Equestrian activities, music and the arts and other extra curricular activities available
Evangel House Christian Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in St. Martinville, 18 miles southeast of Lafayette, Louisiana, Evangel House Christian Academy (EHCA) is an accredited Therapeutic Boarding School for girls in Grades 6-12.

We cater for students with mild mood or behavior disorders, substance abuse, academic issues or family problems. Our 12-18 month program encompasses a choice of Vocational, General, or College Preparatory High School Diploma options.

We are well equipped to treat teens for mild depression, anxiety, ADHD, or mild forms of bipolar disorders. Our trademark approach engages all students in a five-stage process toward spiritual, emotional, academic, social, and physical maturity.

Our curriculum is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS), and the Committee for International and Trans-regional Accreditation (CITA).
Therapeutic Boarding School for Girls (Grades 6 -12)

- Vocational, General, or College Preparatory High School Diploma
- 12 to 18 month program
- Therapeutic services
- Psychiatric services
- SACS accredited curriculum

- Our trademark approach engages all students in a five-stage process toward spiritual, therapeutic, academic, social, and physical maturity.
The McCallie School
Courses / Programs
The McCallie School, located on Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is a boys college-preparatory day & boarding school offering Grades 6-12 (day) and 9-12 (boarding). Since its founding, McCallie has remained committed to providing an outstanding college preparatory program for boys.

McCallie School is dedicated to preparing young men to make a positive difference in their world. By fostering their intellectual, spiritual, physical and emotional development, the school seeks to inspire and motivate them to strive for excellence, seek truth, live honorably, act responsibly, and help others.

Our own experience, as well as independent research, has shown that secondary education within a single-sex environment offers fewer distractions, allows for a greater number of leadership opportunities and promotes a school culture where boys can achieve without reservation.
Day & Boarding School Programs for Boys in Middle & High School:

- Day Programs (Grades 6-12)
- Boarding Programs (Grades 9-12)

Subject areas include:
- Art
- Bible
- English
- Foreign Language
- History
- Mathematics
- Music
- Science
- Electives
- Athletics
- Summer Camp...
The Webb School
Courses / Programs
Located in Bell Buckle, Tennessee, The Webb School is a private boarding and day school for students in Grades 6-12. Our rigorous college preparatory school programs with SAT and AP courses offer the opportunities and support that prepare students for college.

In our small boarding school community students learn the pride of hard work and the patience necessary to listen to others. They gain the confidence to express themselves, whether in one-on-one conversations or in front of the whole school. Most of all, you find the trust in yourself that you can succeed.

Webb's strong tradition of academic excellence - numerous National Merit Finalists and Semifinalists, SAT scores well above national average, 99% of students getting 3 or better on most AP exams - is grounded in this personal attention.

Boarding students in Grades 7-12 live in a supervised environment featuring four dormitories separated by gender and age.

Our students live and learn under the guidance of our faculty house parents who monitor their academic progress and general well-being. We are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Co-Ed Day & Boarding School Programs:

- Boarding Programs for students in Grades 7-12
- Day Programs for students in Grades 6-12

Features include:
- Rigorous College Preparatory Curriculum with English, fine arts, foreign language, math, science, history, technology

- Middle School
- Upper School
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Course SAT
- English as a Second Language Language Program