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Brenau Academy

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, Georgia, USA Show Phone Number   

It is never too early to begin encouraging young women to discover their own extraordinary lives. That’s especially true at Brenau Academy, located on the grounds of Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. One of just two all-girl college preparatory boarding programs in the United States associated with a college, the Academy offers boarding and day students in grades nine through 12 and in a post graduate program an entirely unique opportunity. Here, they can experience college and high school at the same time. Academy students come from across the Southeast, throughout the U.S. and around the world. They come eager...

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Cardigan Mountain School

62 Alumni Drive
Canaan, New Hampshire, USA Show Phone Number   

For more than 60 years, Cardigan has specialized in the education of boys during their adolescent years, a time when they are forming opinions, attitudes, and habits that will serve as the foundation of their growth. The adults in our community play a variety of roles every day and deliver an education that we believe best meets the cognitive, physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of our students. As a former Cardigan student, I believe wholeheartedly in our mission; I know the benefits of a Cardigan education--life lessons that have served me well. I also know that for our efforts to...

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Cate School

P.O. Box 5005
Carpinteria, California, USA Show Phone Number   

In 1910, Curtis Cate founded what is now Cate School. Forty years later he spoke to his final graduating class: "Part of the spirit of this place goes with us. We shall again aspire, again attain, in the world that lies beyond these horizons." Today's Cate School is a testament to that very spirit and to the commitment to service, scholarship, and character which continues to underlie all of our aspirations. Conceived, as they often are, by one individual, good schools inevitably take on the personality and priorities of their founders. They become, ultimately, like people - distinct, unique, and...

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Darrow School

110 Darrow Road
New Lebanon, New York, USA Show Phone Number   

"At Darrow School, we are dedicated to serving students with diverse backgrounds and abilities, building on each student’s individual talents and interests to inspire enduring confidence for success in college and life.” This quote is our Mission Statement, a guiding force in all we do at Darrow. We are mission-driven, and we take pride in living up to that charge. Darrow provides the right mix of challenging classes, structure, encouragement, and strength of community, for students to reach their full potential as motivated, thriving, college-bound learners. Darrow is distinctive among independent schools, thanks to its historic site, its integration of...

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Groton School

Box 991
Groton, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone Number   

Founded in 1884 by Rev. Endicott Peabody, Groton's original aims included the intellectual, moral and physical development of its students in grades seven through twelve towards preparation for both college and "the active work of life." Now a coeducational, primarily residential school of 181 girls and 172 boys in grades eight through twelve, we set for our students the highest standards of academic achievement, intellectual growth, ethical awareness and behavior, sportsmanship, athletic endeavor and service to others. The School takes leadership seriously, and our concern for character is a point of distinction. Our mission has never been narrowly to prepare...

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Idyllwild Arts Academy

P.O. Box 38
Idyllwild, California, USA Show Phone Number   

Imagine a high school that has perfected the art of arts education. It's Idyllwild Arts Academy, a close-knit, working community of students and teachers whose passion for the arts is balanced by a dedication to learning. Idyllwild Arts offers a disciplined college preparatory program for grades 9-12 and post-graduates—along with world-class training in creative writing, dance, film & video, interdisciplinary arts, music, theatre and visual art. The Idyllwild Arts Summer Program— for nearly 60 years, this annual tradition continues to offer rare opportunities for creative self-discovery in the arts. Every summer, more than 1,900 children, teens, and adults attend Idyllwild...

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Kiski School

1888 Brett Lane
Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

The Kiski School sits on a wooded bluff high above the confluence of two sparkling streams that form the Kiskiminetas River, which then flows north and west toward the Allegheny River. To the Native Americans who originally fished and hunted near this junction, Kiskiminetas was a metaphor for enlightenment. Early settlers to the area also recognized the energy of this place in the form of its rejuvenating mineral springs, whose refreshing attributes came to be so well known by the mid-nineteenth century that a group of enterprisers built a resort hotel on the grounds where the school now stands. In...

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Linden Hill School

154 South Mountain Road
Northfield, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone Number   

Linden Hill School, established in 1961 and located in Northfield, MA, is the country’s oldest junior boarding school for boys with language-based learning differences. The school’s mission is to narrow the gap between poor performance and high potential. Our goal is to help boys make the most of their capabilities and thus enable them to succeed not only in school, but in life. The program is designed to address the academic, social, emotional, and athletic needs of 9 to 16 year old boys with average to superior intelligence who have dyslexia or other language-based learning differences. Additionally, boys who wish...

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Lyndon Institute

P.O. Box 127
Lyndon Center, Vermont, USA Show Phone Number   

Welcome and congratulations on discovering one of America's truly outstanding academic communities, a place where you can be who you really are today while you become who you hope to be tomorrow. Friendly, genuine, and welcoming, Lyndon Institute helps you to cultivate your authentic talents and individual interests, preparing you for success in college, in careers, and in life. Small enough so that your teachers know you well and large enough to offer award-winning programs in academics, arts, technologies, and athletics, Lyndon is the ideal size for a school. Here, actively involved students learn both from classroom theory and from...

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Marianapolis Preparatory School

P.O. Box 304
Thompson, Connecticut, USA Show Phone Number   

At Marianapolis, students from the United States and many countries come together to develop the confidence and skills required for spiritual, intellectual, athletic, and artistic success. Strong, meaningful relationships are at the heart of the Marianapolis experience, and here students have limitless opportunities to grow. Our small size allows students and faculty to develop close, enduring relationships. We believe students find inspiration when they interact with their teachers both inside and outside the classroom and that such inspiration encourages students to fulfill their potential. Marianapolis is an outstanding community of students, teachers, parents, and alumni who work together to foster...

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Northfield Mount Hermon School

206 Main Street
Northfield, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone Number   

Northfield Mount Hermon School (NMH) offers a unique educational program, diverse and talented people, a values-oriented experience, and extensive resources. Focus, individual attention, values, and opportunity are at the core of the program because the school believes these are the elements that allow students to learn and grow in the most balanced and effective way possible. Students focus their minds and energy by taking three major courses each semester in extended periods, for a total of six, rigorous college-prep courses per year. These courses are complemented by cocurricular enrichment courses and a special ninth-grade foundation program. Individualized attention is ensured...

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Pomfret School

398 Pomfret St.
Pomfret, Connecticut, USA Show Phone Number   

Pomfret School is a small, special place where dedicated faculty members establish close relationships with students to facilitate their reaching the heights of their potential. Pomfret School maintains rigorous academic standards and holds high expectations of its students and faculty. Students should come to Pomfret eager to learn, problem solve, and question with a high curiosity. The Pomfret community fosters an intellectual freedom that requires academic discipline and creates opportunities for hard work and play. A Pomfret education is not just the acquisition of information or learning other people's ideas, but it is also the process of growing as a...

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Proctor Academy

P.O. Box 500
Andover, New Hampshire, USA Show Phone Number   

The people of the Town of Andover established a school for local children in 1848. Originally named Andover Academy, it took the name Proctor Academy in 1881 to honor a generous benefactor. Throughout the Twentieth Century, the school gained a reputation for independence and self-reliance. During The Depression, students maintained and improved the physical plant, built a private ski area and tended extensive victory gardens. Early on, the college preparatory curriculum was balanced with novel, hands-on electives that continue today: boat-building, machine shop, forestry and land use management. In 1971, a new leader, David Fowler, became Head of School. David...

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St. Andrew's School

63 Federal Road
Barrington, Rhode Island, USA Show Phone Number   

Sometimes people think small schools are limited in terms of curriculum, athletic options, and social activities. We don't believe this has to be the case. At St. Andrew's we have created a community that is small, but encompasses the world. Our students come from a wide variety of ethnic, cultural, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds. They may come from Providence, New York, Seoul, Boston, Jamaica, Cape Cod, California, Connecticut, or Taipei. When they arrive here, they find that opportunities open before them in ways they had never imagined. Parents have told me about their children, hard-core athletes, becoming interested in the...

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St. Catherine's School

6001 Grove Avenue
Richmond, Virginia, USA Show Phone Number   

Welcome to St. Catherine’s School on the web. I hope the extensive information you find here will encourage you to visit and experience first-hand the distinct programs and people who make this school so special. From Miss Jennie’s pioneering vision in 1890 of a school that prepared young women for the rigors of higher education, to today’s emphasis on academic excellence, character development and spiritual growth, St. Catherine’s is a leader among independent schools. Our mission is to develop women with a passion for inquiry, intellectual exuberance, an active concern for others, and positive engagement in the world. Put simply,...

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St. Thomas More School

45 Cottage Road
Oakdale, Connecticut, USA Show Phone Number   

Your son will succeed. Welcome to St. Thomas More School and our special community of educators, staff and families that are dedicated to the principle of helping you learn more, experience more, and accomplish more. At St. Thomas More you will learn an essential truth: the more you apply yourself, the more you will accomplish. In the small, familial community that is our school, we expect you to do more because we do more for you. Classes are small, on average 11, so you can expect to learn more....

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Stoneleigh-Burnham School

574 Bernardston Road
Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone Number   

When you attend Stoneleigh-Burnham you accept the challenge to explore who you really are and what you really want to do with your life. Our girls learn to connect their work in the classroom to life outside the classroom, strengthening their competence as active learners. We will ask you to stretch outside your comfort zone in order to gain confidence and courage. We know that girls develop best when they are in a community that knows them and where they feel connected. In our small school you will indeed be known, and known well – by your schoolmates, your teachers,...

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Subiaco Academy

405 N. Subiaco Ave.
Subiaco, Arkansas, USA Show Phone Number   

We are a community of Benedictine monks in the Catholic Church serving God by prayer and work in the tradition of the Swiss-American Congregation. In fidelity to that tradition we proclaim the gospel through monastic and private prayer, hospitality, retreats and spiritual direction, education, parish, diocesan and special ministries. We are sustained in our vocation by the grace of God, our stewardship and labor, and the generosity of our benefactors....

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Suffield Academy

185 North Main Street
Suffield, Connecticut, USA Show Phone Number   

We are glad you are interested in learning about Suffield Academy. This is a special school with a tremendous clarity of purpose. I am exceptionally proud of our deeply committed and talented faculty, our gorgeous campus, and our commitment to common goals and values. Suffield’s mission is important and unique. It is an essential part of who we are, guiding our philosophy and program. Specifically, the mission reads: "Suffield Academy is a coeducational independent secondary school serving a diverse community of day and boarding students. Our school has a tradition of academic excellence combined with a strong work ethic. A...

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The Forman School

12 Norfolk Road
Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Show Phone Number   

“The environment in which adolescents find themselves has a profound influence on their maturity and self-worth. A school with spirit and good teachers can affect eternity in a young person’s life." At Forman, we are solely devoted to educating young men and women with learning differences. Learning is as individualized as one’s fingerprints. Bright students who may have difficulty in previous academic settings may simply process information differently. At Forman, focusing on the needs and strengths of students isn’t a supplemental part of what we do…it is all that we do. Every Forman student has a designated learning specialist. We...

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The Glenholme School

81 Sabbaday Lane
Washington, Connecticut, USA Show Phone Number   

The Glenholme School is a specialized boarding school that provides a therapeutic program and exceptional learning environment to address varying levels of academic, social and emotional development in boys and girls ages 10 to 18. The goal is to prepare our graduates for continued education in traditional schools, boarding schools, colleges and universities....

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The Grand River Academy

3042 College Street
Austinburg, Ohio, USA Show Phone Number   

Dedicated To Working With Underachieving Boys The Grand River Academy is dedicated to working with underachieving boys who are not experiencing success in their current school. The college prep curriculum is all boys and all boarding with college acceptance as a requirement for graduation. The academy works with ADD / ADHD boys, and also specializes in boys who transition from programs....

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The Lawrenceville School

2500 Main Street
Lawrenceville, New Jersey, USA Show Phone Number   

Lawrenceville was founded in 1810 as the Maidenhead Academy and run under such names as the Lawrenceville Classical and Commercial High School for more than 70 years. It was not until its 1883 “refounding” that it became The Lawrenceville School and discovered its true and abiding identity. At that time, Head Master James Cameron Mackenzie devised Lawrenceville’s hallmark House System. The campus, now a National Historic Landmark, began to take shape when renowned American landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, the same man who laid out New York’s Central Park, designed the School’s famous “Circle” in partnership with Boston architects Peabody...

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The Loomis Chaffee School

4 Batchelder Road
Windsor, Connecticut, USA Show Phone Number   

The Loomis Chaffee School is a renowned New England boarding school located on a 300-acre campus in Windsor, Connecticut. Chartered in 1874 by five siblings whose children all died tragically and who then selflessly determined to found a school as a gift to the children of others, Loomis Chaffee provides a superb education for boys and girls regardless of religious or political beliefs, national origin or financial resources. Today, the student body comprises approximately 690 students from 19 countries and 29 states. Academically challenging, the school promotes active learning and close faculty-student bonds within a respectful and civil community. Of...

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The Oxford Academy

1393 Boston Post Road
Westbrook, Connecticut, USA Show Phone Number   

Since 1906 Oxford Academy has specialized in educating young men who have academic weaknesses or who wish to accelerate their programs. Through one-on-one instruction, students are able to work at their own pace and achieve success. In some instances, students are able to complete the equivalent of two years of high school in one year at Oxford. The rolling admissions policy allows Oxford to address each student's application immediately, on a first-come, first-served basis. In a caring environment of committed teachers, students work at an appropriate level and advance at a pace commensurate with their abilities. The Oxford Method of...

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