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Glenholme, accredited by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, offers a comprehensive curriculum for students of all ability levels which leads to a high school diploma. Academic instruction is designed on an individual basis to complement and challenge each student’s strengths and abilities. All students have executive functioning and skill development goals as part of their educational plan. Students also have the opportunity to take courses, including AP classes, through the on-line program with Virtual High School (VHS).
The Glenholme philosophy focuses on the whole experience. Students learn to live and thrive with others as an integral part of a community. The boarding environment provides an abundance of opportunities for social interaction and treatment that promotes friendship and encourages students to engage positively with those around them.
The visual and performing arts programs are key elements in daily life at Glenholme. The school's integration of the arts into residential and academic environments fuels a better understanding of academic, social, emotional, and behavior areas for students.
The Summer Program and Post-Graduate Program complete the year-round opportunities for students at The Glenholme School.
Visit our website and learn more about academics, treatment, the Summer Program and Post-Secondary and Transition Program; the arts, culinary and equestrian offerings; and the abundance of engaging extracurricular activities available to all students of the school.
81 Sabbaday Lane, Washington, Connecticut, USA
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Summary: Academic life at Glenholme is an inspirational atmosphere delivered by energetic and committed faculty in both self-contained and departmentalized classes. The varied instruction methods include individual support, large and small groups using diverse approaches and curricula designed to match individual student needs and meet course work requirements.
All students have incorporated executive functioning goals and skills development as part of their individualized education plans; plus character education and a strategies approach to education, are all integrated to help form more independent and motivated learners.
Department Director: Sharon Murphy
Average Class Size: 12
Full Time Teachers: 21
Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 90.00%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12/1/1
Summer Programs Offered: Offered
Summary: Glenholme’s campus life provides an abundance of opportunities for socialization and treatment that positively impact the success of our students. The boarding environment consists of homes and accommodations that are familiar to young people. Students enjoy a wide range of athletics and fitness options, culinary instruction, community service activities, equestrian training, leadership lessons and a rich selection of extracurricular activities.
Department Director: Judy Cooper
Number of Dorms: 10
No. of Girls Dorms: 4
No. of Boys Dorms: 6
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Dress Code: Uniform
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Summary: Glenholme students participate in an outstanding visual and performing arts program; these are key elements in each student’s daily life at school. The program encourages positive self-expression and creativity which are essential to each student’s individual growth. Our integration of the arts in education and boarding programs stimulates a greater understanding of social, emotional, academic and behavioral areas for our students.
Through Glenholme's athletic program, all students are encouraged to develop lifelong health and wellness as well as an understating of working with others through collaboration and responsibility. Students of all abilities have the opportunity to join formal athletic teams for both interscholastic and intramural sports, as well as the many recreational sporting activities available throughout the year.
Arts Department Director: Matthew DeLong
Athletics Department Director: Matt Clady
Summary: The formal college counseling process begins in the tenth and eleventh grade. Our guidance counselors, faculty and staff assist students in identifying the desired direction paired with individual skills and abilities. Through this process, students begin to truly examine their interests, explore their passions and embark on the next stage of their academic journey. Glenholme also offers a post-graduate and transitional living program for the young adults who benefit from a supportive educational environment, often find transitioning to higher education and adult life challenging.
Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 88.00%
Colleges attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:
Middle Percentile of SAT Scores
July 06, 2015 to August 21, 2015
Summer is an exciting time for the students at Glenholme. During July and August, the school offers its Summer Program, giving summer and year-round students a unique enrichment opportunity with morning academics and a wide variety of social and recreational activities.
Registration Deadline: May 01, 2015
Financial Aid Available: No
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