Boys boarding school in Vermont for kids with learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADD, ADHD. Special needs boarding school in New England, special education programs for teen boys/ adolescents with learning difficulties from CT, NH, ME, MA, NY, IL, PA, RI, NJ, CA, TX, FL..
The Greenwood School: The Greenwood School, located in Putney, southeastern Vermont, is a pre-preparatory boarding and day school for boys age nine to fourteen who have been diagnosed with: dyslexia; specific language-based learning disabilities / learning differences (LD); receptive language and/or expressive language deficits; executive functioning deficits; attentional difficulties (ADD or ADHD); disorders of written expression; dysgraphia; or speech and language needs.
The Greenwood School campus is located in southeastern Vermont in the rural township of Putney. Our campus overlooks the Connecticut River Valley and the mountains of nearby New Hampshire. The school owns 100 acres of rolling fields and woodland, including a two-acre pond, and is surrounded by several hundred acres of privately owned forest.
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 Massachusetts, across the U.S., 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."
The Putney School is an independent co-educational boarding school for Grades 9-12 in Putney, Windham County, southern Vermont, just 115 miles from Boston. The Putney School is an educational community where expectations are high, and friendships are close.
In addition to a challenging college preparatory academic curriculum with AP, SAT and ACT courses, each student participates in the arts and in music to develop skills that will bring lifelong enjoyment. We also provide evening art classes, project week, a work program, summer school and an ESOL program.
As one of the first boarding schools in the country to embrace coeducation for high school, we have had a long time to develop a residential program that nurtures, empowers, and teaches. Students are spread across campus in nine small dorms, ranging from 10 to 30 students.
Student Dorm Heads coordinate dorm activities and functions, from nightly dorm cleaning to weekly meetings and special weekend events.
Boarding Programs for Boys & Girls in Grades 9-12:
- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, history, modern languages, math, science, the arts, physical education
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparatory Courses ACT and SAT
- Extensive Arts and Music Program
- Evening Arts Program
- English for Speakers of Other Languages Program
- Project Week
- Work Program as Community Help
- Summer Program with arts and creative writing
Berkshire College is a co-educational boarding school for Grades 9-12 in Sheffield, New Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts (New England). At Berkshire, we offer a first-rate academic program, distinctive opportunities in the arts, and excellent athletics.
We provide an exceptional college preparatory curriculum with PSAT, SAT and ACT as well as AP offerings in all disciplines. It is what happens at the periphery of this exceptional core that sets a school apart.
As part of the Berkshire Model, learning for the 21st century, we offer our students an advanced math/science research program, the Center for Sustainability with environmental education, pro vita courses on topics of interest, and the Center for Writing and Critical Thinking. Berkshire School is a community that values accountability, responsibility, and respect.
With our solid foundation in academics, students also gain confidence and respect living in a nurturing and caring atmosphere within one of our ten dormitories.
All of our dormitories feature vertical housing, or students of all ages and grades; freshman through seniors. Our seniors are called upon to be leaders and role models in each dormitory.
Boarding Programs for Boys & Girls in Grades 9-12:
- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, fine arts, history, languages, mathematics and science
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses PSAT, SAT and ACT
- Pro Vita Courses for Topics of Interest
- Advanced Math/Science Research Program
- Center for Writing and Critical Thinking
- Center for Sustainability with Environmental Education
Located in Saxtons River in Windham County VT, Vermont Academy is a private, co-educational, college preparatory school, primarily boarding in nature, for Grades 9-12 and post graduate. We are one hr and thirty minutes from Hartford, CT and two and a half hrs from New York.
Our students are constantly challenged in the classrooms, on the athletic fields, and in the community as a whole. We believe in setting the bar high while also securing a safety net to catch those who fall short of their goals.
It is in the effort of trying that growth is made, and our faculty and staff are devoted to fostering a “try and try again” approach to success. Students come from a variety of countries from around the world, including Canada, the Bahamas, Brazil, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Korea, China and Japan.
Our dormitories have a mixture or international and American students, so that everyone can learn about different cultures and lifestyles.
Our dorm parents have their apartment right in the dormitory with the students and participate with them in dorm activities. All of our students participate in sports and activities after classes.
Located in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, St. Johnsbury Academy is a private, independent, coeducational boarding and day school enrolling students in Grades 9-12.
Serving young people from more than 50 Vermont and New Hampshire towns and boarding students from more than 25 countries and as many U.S. states, the Academy is a remarkably diverse community that actively encourages each student, teacher, and staff member to Dream Big.
St. Johnsbury Academy is a member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the National Association of Independent Schools, the Independent Schools Association of Northern New England, and the Vermont Independent Schools Association.
Co-Ed Boarding & Day School for Students in Grades 9-12:
- Postgraduate year
- Advanced Placement program
- ESL - English as a Second Language
- Fine Arts
- Health and Wellness
- Senior Capstone
- Social Studies
- STeM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)...
Located in Marlborough, Middlesex County MA, 30 miles west of Boston, Hillside School is an independent boarding and day school for boys in Grades 5-9.
For over 100 years, Hillside has provided educational and residential services to boys who need to develop their academic and social skills. Hillside accommodates both traditional learners and boys with learning differences and/or attention problems.
Offering a structured, supportive, and challenging curriculum, Hillside allows students to develop academically, physically, spiritually, morally and socially while building their confidence and maturity.
Hillside's heart is in its boarding program, a core of stability and warmth offering a wealth of opportunities for learning tolerance, responsibility and cooperation.
Most faculty members live on campus, forming a neighborhood where adults, skilled in interacting with young boys, and in tune with their interests and concerns, are a nurturing and watchful presence at all times.
- Full Boarding Programs (including weekend)
- Weekly Boarding Options
- Middle School
- College Preparatory Curriculum with math, science, English, social studies, arts, music, physical education
- Farm Immersion Program where students stay at least one week during the year
- Athletics Program
- Health and Wellness Curriculum
- Summer School Program