Religious Boarding Schools (33 Selected Schools)

Featured Religious Therapeutic Schools

Clearview Girls Academy

Clearview Girls Academy is a therapeutic boarding school for girls age 13-21 who are exhibiting inappropriate behaviors due to trauma...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Religious

Columbus Girls Academy

Alabama

The leading year-round Christian boarding school for struggling girls ages 12-17, offering a sanctuary for transformation and growth, emphasizing enriching...   > > Continued

Type(s): College Prep, Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Religious

Future Men

Missouri

Future Men is a Christian boarding school offering a highly structured and monitored setting for young men to work on...   > > Continued

Type(s): Boys Only, College Prep, High School, Religious

Gateway Academy

Florida

At our military-like boarding school for struggling teenage boys 11-17, discipline and structure pave the way for transformation and empowerment,...   > > Continued

Type(s): Boys Only, College Prep, High School, Military Prep, Religious

Heartland Boys Academy

Kentucky

In the heart of Western Kentucky, our faith-based therapeutic boarding school offers a beacon of hope for struggling boys 12-17,...   > > Continued

Type(s): Boys Only, High School, Junior High School, Religious, Wilderness Program

Kansas City Girls Academy

Missouri

Kansas City Girls Academy is one of the nation's leading girls' therapeutic boarding schools featuring Trust Based Relational Intervention -...   > > Continued

Type(s): College Prep, Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Pre-Teen, Religious

Masters Ranch

Missouri

Master's Ranch and Christian Academy is a low-cost Christian boarding school designed just for at-risk and struggling boys between the...   > > Continued

Type(s): Boys Only, College Prep, Religious, Wilderness Program

New Hope Boys Home

An Affordable Boarding School for Struggling Boys, Located Near Austin, TX. New Hope Boys Home offers life transformation to boys who...   > > Continued

Type(s): Boys Only, High School, Junior High School, Religious

Oasis Boys Ranch

Wyoming

Oasis Boys Ranch, near Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, is a boys ranch with wilderness treks that take the boys...   > > Continued

Type(s): Boys Only, High School, Junior High School, Pre-Teen, Religious, Wilderness Program

Pine Mountain Academy

Georgia

Pine Mountain Academy is a year-round boarding school that transforms and mentors adolescent boys (ages 12-17) struggling with life-impacting behaviors,...   > > Continued

Type(s): Boys Only, College Prep, High School, Junior High School, Religious

River View Christian Academy

River View Christian Academy helps girls, ages 12-17, who are struggling academically due to negative influences or behavior. It is...   > > Continued

Type(s): College Prep, Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Religious

Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch

Arkansas

Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch is a licensed therapeutic program and boarding school for boys ages 14-17 with life-controlling issues.  The...   > > Continued

Type(s): Boys Only, College Prep, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Religious, Wilderness Program

Thrive Girls Ranch & Home

Thrive Girls Ranch & Home is a year-round Christian boarding school for difficult and misbehaving girls, ages 12-17, and is...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Religious

Timothy Hill Academy

New York

Timothy Hill Academy is a non-profit, therapeutic boarding school designed to help troubled boys between the ages of 13-17. Each...   > > Continued

Type(s): Boys Only, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Religious

Treasure Coast Boys Academy

Florida

Treasure Coast Boys Academy is an alternative boarding school designed to bring about a change in behavior and attitude in...   > > Continued

Type(s): Boys Only, High School, Junior High School, Religious, Wilderness Program

Whetstone Boys Ranch

Missouri

Whetstone Boys Ranch is a working cattle ranch and therapeutic Christian school that serves struggling boys ages 12-16 and their...   > > Continued

Type(s): Boys Only, High School, Junior High School, Pre-Teen, Religious

Wolf Creek Academy

North Carolina

Wolf Creek Academy is a therapeutic boarding school for girls and boys with behavioral or emotional problems.WCA is located in...   > > Continued

Type(s): Coed, High School, Junior High School, Religious

Other State Religious Therapeutic Schools

Adelbrook

Connecticut

Meeting the developmental and behavioral challenges of children, young adults and families through a range of professional, educational, residential and...   > > Continued

Type(s): Coed, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Pre-Teen, Religious

Chaddock

Illinois

Licensed, Accredited and nationally respected, Chaddock was founded as a ministry of the United Methodist Church in 1853 and maintains...   > > Continued

Type(s): Coed, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Religious

Cookson Hills Christian School –…

Oklahoma

For many kids, Cookson Hills is their childhood home. For others it’s a temporary home for about two years. All...   > > Continued

Type(s): Coed, High School, Junior High School, Pre-Teen, Religious

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

North Dakota

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch is a Christian residential treatment and educational center for children and their families. We help...   > > Continued

Type(s): Coed, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Pre-Teen, Religious

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch

North Dakota

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch is a Christian ministry that provides a place to heal for children, ages 10-18, who...   > > Continued

Type(s): Coed, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Pre-Teen, Religious

Evangelhouse Christian Academy

Louisiana

We are a private, Tee Challenge affiliated therapeutic boarding school for girls offering 6th through 12th grades. Alternately, see this...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Pre-Teen, Religious

Gateway Woods

Indiana

Gateway Woods School is a fully accredited, Christian school on our residential campus. It is designed for students from grades...   > > Continued

Type(s): High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Pre-Teen, Religious

Hope Harbor

Minnesota

Hope Harbor is a privately funded 501 C3 non profit organization licensed by the MN Dept of Human Services, operating...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, Licensed, Religious

Kemmerer Village

Illinois

As a Presbyterian Child Care Agency, our mission at Kemmerer Village is to provide a wide range of quality services,...   > > Continued

Type(s): Coed, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Religious

Luther Hall RTC

North Dakota

Guided by God's love and grace, Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota brings healing, help and hope.This program has not...   > > Continued

Type(s): Coed, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Pre-Teen, Religious

Main Place Youth

Kingman is a caring community of 3,000 people. We are 35 miles east of Pratt and 38 miles west of...   > > Continued

Type(s): Girls Only, High School, Junior High School, Religious

Paradise School – Catholic

Pennsylvania

Paradise School provides emotional and behavioral support to school age children. In partnership with Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12, the school...   > > Continued

Type(s): Coed, Junior High School, Pre-Teen, Religious

Paul Anderson Youth Home

Georgia

At Paul Anderson Youth Home, we are highly committed to helping young men aged 16 to 21 transform their lives...   > > Continued

Type(s): Boys Only, High School, Junior High School, Religious

Springbrook

New York

Springbrook is a place where learning never ends, challenges are conquered and dependence is transformed into independence. We are a...   > > Continued

Type(s): Coed, High School, Junior High School, Pre-Teen, Religious

United Methodist Children’s Home –…

Arkansas

The program cares for children and adolescents, ages 6 to 17, in a planned living and learning atmosphere in a...   > > Continued

Type(s): Coed, High School, Junior High School, Licensed, Pre-Teen, Religious

Villa Maria

Maryland

Villa Maria Schools provide educational and clinical services for children with significant emotional, behavioral, and learning challenges.This program has not...   > > Continued

Type(s): Coed, Junior High School, Licensed, Pre-Teen, Religious


Therapeutic Boarding Schools with a Religious Focus: Nurturing Spiritual and Personal Growth

Therapeutic boarding schools with a religious focus offer a unique and holistic approach to education, blending spiritual guidance with emotional and behavioral therapy. This model is particularly beneficial for adolescents seeking to navigate life's challenges while deepening their faith. Here’s why these religious-focused therapeutic boarding schools are essential:

Harmonizing Spiritual Well-Being and Personal Development

These schools emphasize the interconnectedness of spiritual health and personal growth. They cater to students who seek to strengthen their faith while addressing their emotional and mental health needs, providing an environment where spiritual and personal development go hand in hand.

Faith-Based Curriculum

Alongside therapeutic support, these schools integrate a faith-based curriculum. This includes religious studies, moral education, and opportunities for spiritual reflection and practice. The curriculum is designed to foster a deep understanding and appreciation of the students' faith, aligning with their spiritual journey.

Addressing Diverse Challenges within a Faith Context

Students in these settings often face a variety of challenges, including personal, familial, and spiritual struggles. The staff, often trained in both therapy and spiritual guidance, provide support for issues like anxiety, depression, and other mental health concerns within the context of religious teachings, offering a compassionate environment that nurtures both faith and personal well-being.

Safe and Supportive Spiritual Environment

Creating a secure and spiritually nurturing atmosphere is crucial for effective growth and healing. These schools offer a sanctuary where students can focus on their spiritual journey, emotional healing, and character development in a supportive and faith-oriented setting.

Individualized Spiritual and Therapeutic Plans

Understanding each student’s unique spiritual and emotional needs, these schools offer personalized plans that combine therapeutic care with spiritual guidance. This holistic approach ensures that each student receives tailored support to help them overcome personal challenges and grow in their faith.

Community and Fellowship

Being part of a community that shares similar values and beliefs can be profoundly healing and empowering. Students benefit from a sense of fellowship, fostering understanding, mutual support, and a shared commitment to spiritual and personal growth.

Preparing for a Faith-Led Life

These schools focus not only on immediate well-being but also on preparing students for a life guided by their faith. This includes developing virtues such as compassion, integrity, and resilience, which are essential for a fulfilling and faith-led existence.

Summary

Religious-focused therapeutic boarding schools play a vital role in the lives of many young people. By providing a comprehensive approach that nurtures both spiritual and emotional well-being, these institutions help students to develop a strong foundation of faith, morals, and personal resilience, equipping them to lead a spiritually fulfilling and balanced life.

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