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Boarding Schools in Illinois

Illinois State Boarding Schools (4 All Types Schools)

Allendale Association

Illinois

The Allendale Association is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to excellence and innovation in the care, education, treatment and advocacy... MORE >>

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

Chaddock

Illinois

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

Type(s): Coed, High School, Junior High School, 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,... MORE >>

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

Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School

Illinois

Over the years, the Orthogenic School has become the standard in residential treatment. Our School offers a strong academic program,... MORE >>

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

Illinois Therapeutic Boarding Schools

Accreditation is optional for private schools in Illinois, but those that do apply for accreditation through a state approved accrediting agency may be recognized as by the state. Policy and Guidelines for Registration and Recognition of Nonpublic Elementary and Secondary Schools, February 2004. Registration is optional for private schools, however, they may register through the State Board of Education. Nonpublic schools may also apply for recognition from the State Board of Education after one year of being registered and after adhering to guidelines regarding the administration, organization, instructional programs, school facilities, food services and personnel.

Teacher certification is required at the discretion of the individual school governance, however, the Illinois State Board of Education encourages all instructors to have at least a baccalaureate degree in the subject they are teaching. At the very least, a teacher should have a time line how how and when they plan to achieve that degree. Children at nonpublic schools should be taught under a curriculum that matches the branches of education taught to students in public schools. Recognized non-public schools must have the same graduation requirements as public schools in Illinois.

Children attending nonpublic schools are required to have a health exam including a tuberculosis test and proof of immunization. If the student is exempt, due to religious or medical grounds, that information needs to be provided. Nonpublic schools must conduct regular safety drills for fire, bus evacuation, severe weather/shelter as well as law enforcement drills for bomb threats or shooters.

Reference: http://www2.ed.gov

 

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