Semester boarding school in Midwest: Semester programs in Wisconsin for high school juniors, residential programs in environmental science, ecology. Co-ed boarding school for teens from Green Bay, Milwaukee, Madison, IL, MN, MA, IA, MI, NE, IN, KS, NY, MO, OH, CA, NC, ND, PA, NJ..
Conserve School: Located just to the west of Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, Conserve School is a non-sectarian semester school for high school juniors that focuses on environmental education. Semester school is a term used to describe a boarding school that complements a student’s secondary education by providing them with the opportunity to step out of their regular school for half an academic year and step into a uniquely different educational setting while continuing their required academic studies.
Residential Semester School for High School Juniors: Our academic program is made up of two main types of courses, Core Courses and Continuity Courses. Core Courses are science and humanities courses unique to Conserve School. They are designed around environmental themes and include a component of outdoor activities. Continuity courses focus on keeping students up-to-date in the most sequential and skill-based academic subjects.
Core Courses: - Environmental Science (Applied Ecology and Sustainable Systems) - Advanced Topics in English (Wilderness Voices: American Literature and the Land) - Advanced Topics in History (History of Wilderness Exploration: the Northwoods and Beyond) - Physical Education (Pack, Pedal, and Paddle: Outdoor Skills and Activities)
Continuity Courses: - Mathematics (Algebra II, Precalculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC) - Modern Languages (Three flexible levels of Spanish, Other languages available through online courses, at addiitonal expense)
Electives and Online Courses: - AP Environmental Science - Earth Art - Drawn to Nature - Ceramics - A wide variety of online courses are available through Wisconsin Virtual School
St. John's Northwestern Military Academy, Milwaukee
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Located in Delafield, a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, St. John's Northwestern Military Academy (SJNMA) is a premier boarding and day school for boys in Grades 7 through 12.
Our culture allows cadets to take advantage of a unique learning community where leadership principles permeate Academy life. SJNMA is founded on time honored values and traditions such as honesty, integrity, duty, honor and country.
Since 1884, the school has been developing the minds and shaping the character of young men from around the country and around the world, many of whom have gone on to achieve great success.
Our faculty and staff believe in the development of the mind, body and spirit of each individual -- the Academy provides the training ground for young men to "Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard."
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 Minnesota 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."
With a beautiful and safe location in the Wisconsin Northwoods, North Cedar Academy (NCA) is a dual-enrolment private boarding high school for U.S. and international students in Grades 9-12.
Students graduate with a high school diploma and an Associate in Arts (AA) degree from the University of Wisconsin Colleges (UWC). All of our courses are taught at Advanced Placement (AP) or college level.
Our collegiate high school is situated on ninety-six acres along the Flambeau River in Ladysmith, Wisconsin. We aim to provide motivated and committed students with a unique and innovative educational experience.
St. Mary's Preparatory, located in Orchard Lake (a suburb of Detroit), Michigan, is an accredited Catholic, all-boys college preparatory day & boarding school offering Grades 9-12.
St. Mary's Preparatory is a four year secondary program of pre-college studies in a disciplined Catholic environment, preparing young men for future study and careers of service. The Prep has both a day student and boarding school program.
St. Mary's is accredited by the State of Michigan Board of Education, the Archdiocese of Detroit, and MNSAA/MANS. Almost 100% of our graduates attend college.
We exist to provide deserving young men the moral guidance, discipline, and education to become Christ-like models of service and leadership for the world.
By completion of our spiritual and educational model, these men gain the character, reverence, and fortitude to meet all challenges for the greater glory of God and their alma mater.
Located in Viroqua, southwest Wisconsin (45 minutes south of the city of La Crosse), Youth Initiative High School is a wonderfully unique day and boarding high school for US and international students in Grades 9-12.
With our comprehensive high school curriculum, which uses the Waldorf model, we focus on academic excellence, whole person development, student governance, initiative, personal responsibility, and creativity in all aspects of our education.
In addition to our day students, Youth Initiative has successfully boarded students from the United States, Thailand, Mexico, Germany, Italy, France, Colombia, and around the world.
Our school helps place students with caring and engaged host families in our community and offers unique support through our Care Group system.
On the basis of the philosophy of the Waldorf curriculum, YIHS pursues a balance of academic rigor in the humanities, sciences, and foreign languages, compassion and cooperation in social life, and creativity and excellence in the practical and fine arts.
• With our headquarters in New York City, THINK Global School is the world’s first global, traveling high school! There is no other school like TGS on the planet.
• Designed for 10-12th Grade students from Illinois, the U.S. and around the globe, our school year consists of 3 terms, each held in a different country. Our students have the unique opportunity to delve into the history and culture of these fantastic international locations.
• Authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, our mission is to provide a challenging academic experience for multinational students (ages 14-18) in a multicultural learning environment, with a specific focus on engaging with the local culture in each of our host cities.
• During the academic year 2017-18, we are in Botswana, India, Japan & Spain, while in previous years we have been situated in Australia, Sweden, China, Germany, Argentina, the U.S. and more.
• TGS students are competitively selected from all corners of the globe and all walks of life. Together they are a miniature UN, representing more than 20 different countries of citizenship and a diverse range of experiences, talents and interests.
• THINK Global School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges.
Expert Testimonial: "The collective energy that the students at TGS 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