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Situated in Saxtons River in Windham County VT, Vermont Academy is a small independent, secondary school, primarily boarding in nature, whose purpose is to prepare young men and women (Grades 9-12) for entrance into and success at a college or university. The Academy helps students discover their individual talents, and develops the character, strength and skills necessary for coping effectively with the challenge of success and failure in their lives. Students come from a variety of countries from around the world, including Canada, the Bahamas, Brazil, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Korea, China and Japan. 

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Day & Boarding Programs for Students in Grades 9-12 and Postgraduate Year:
Photo of Contact Page - Private Boarding School in Vermont- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, math, science, social studies, foreign languages, athletics, visual and performing arts
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses SAT, ACT
- Learning Skills Program
- English as a Second Language Program
- We welcome international students
- Off-Campus Programs including trips around the U.S. and abroad

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Address: Saxtons River, 10 Long Walk, Manchester, Vermont , USA
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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.

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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.
Phillips Exeter Academy
Courses / Programs
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An Exeter education with college prep and advanced placement courses, study abroad options and summer programs prepares students to use the skills learned at school in all life's endeavors.

Exeter is truly and completely a residential school. Being a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week place where students live, learn and create their own community, being a diverse and even international community, and being able to educate in a way that is real and complete gives life to our mission.

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- Challenging College Preparatory Curriculum with 450 subjects including anthropology, art, classical languages, computer science, economics, English, history, math, modern languages, music, theater & dance

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Brewster Academy
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Subjects / courses include:
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- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, history, modern languages, math, science, the arts, physical education
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The Oliverian School, Haverhill
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Located in Haverhill, Grafton County, New Hampshire, the Oliverian School is a private, alternative college-preparatory boarding school. Nestled on a 1,800-acre campus in beautiful Northern New Hampshire, the Oliverian School provides an inspiring, supportive, and challenging educational alternative for students in grades 9-12.

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The John Dewey Academy
Courses / Programs
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Serving Grades 10-12 and Postgraduate students, we provide an individualized and comprehensive education in a non-traditional therapeutic school setting. Our students are bright, troubled adolescents with a history of self-defeating or self-destructive choices.

At The John Dewey Academy, we take our identity as a college preparatory school seriously. With a highly credentialed staff of dedicated and passionate teachers, a small class size (six students on average), and high demands and expectations, we provide a challenging academic experience.

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Therapeutic Boarding School for Troubled Teens Ages 15-21 (Grades 10-12 & Postgrad)

- Our minimum length of stay is eighteen months, although most students take 2 to 2½ years to complete the program.

- Students carry a minimum of five courses a semester in the traditional divisions of English, History/Social Science, Math, Science, and Foreign Language.

- Highly credentialed staff of dedicated and passionate teachers, a small class size (six students on average)