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Boarding schools guide students in becoming independent, broad-minded, and responsible young adults. They offer environments that promote strong academic and social communities and provide rigorous support in ways that day schools cannot. Boarding schools enable students to take responsibility for their learning and growth while also ensuring that students have ... Read More
While many parents may already be familiar with secondary boarding schools, they may be less aware of junior boarding schools, which offer a supportive, structured setting for their younger students to learn and thrive. Junior boarding schools are specifically designed for students in upper elementary and middle school and provide ... Read More
Specialized boarding schools offer students flexible, individual and small group instruction tailored to their unique learning needs. For students with ADHD, executive function issues, dyslexia, or other learning differences, a specialized boarding school not only offers students differentiated and targeted instruction as well as seamless access to accommodations, but acceptance ... Read More
For students who are experiencing mental health challenges that require specialized care in a residential school environment, therapeutic boarding schools can provide the more intensive and integrated support that they need. At therapeutic boarding schools, students are provided with tools to help them navigate difficult emotional experiences, build resilience, work ... Read More
As students set out to acquire new skills, understanding the stages of learning and how and where to recognize progress towards mastery can be difficult. The beginning and end of a particular learning process are generally quite clear, but learners often lack vocabulary for all of the micro-steps that occur ... Read More