This guide will help you find the right therapeutic boarding school in Virginia, Kentucky or Maryland for your child. This list of resources should help you find the best school for your child that is also nearest to you. Finding the right fit for your child is essential so that they may receive the proper structured care, support, and therapy to reach their full potential.
If you do not live near or in these states, we recommend checking out our complete listing of therapeutic boarding schools by state.
We also recommend checking out our article on therapeutic boarding schools and how to choose the best one for your youth, so that you may use this guide to its fullest.
Listings are for information purposes and do not imply a recommendation.
Kentucky Therapeutic Boarding Schools
These are therapeutic boarding schools located in Kentucky.
Heartland Boys Academy in Nebo
Heartland Boys Academy is a Christian boarding school developed for troubled boys ages 12-17. The highly disciplined program is designed to help boys who are struggling with life challenges, academic failure, or expulsion from a public or private school.
Heartland Boys Academy uses an adventure-filled program while ensuring that the boys earn elevated levels of trust, responsibility, authority, and privilege. Boys are built up spiritually, allowing them to successfully return to home life, or continue on to college, vocational training, or employment.
Contact Heartland Boys Academy by visiting their website or calling them at 270-619-9251
The Stewart Home in Frankfort
Stewart Home & School is a community dedicated to the education of students with intellectual disabilities. The school’s philosophy centers on providing enriched opportunities for the pursuit of happiness and is a lifestyle of choice for its students and their families.
The school accepts people of all ages. Students must be ambulatory, capable of active participation, toilet trained and not a danger to themselves or others.
To learn more about the Stewart Home, try calling 502-227-4821 or by checking out their website.
Maryland Therapeutic Boarding Schools
Listed here is the therapeutic boarding schools you will find in Maryland.
Benedictine School for Exceptional Children in Ridgely
The Benedictine School offers co-ed education and residential programs for students ages 5-21 with intellectual disabilities, multiple disabilities, and autism. (Click here for additional boarding school options for autistic people.)
Each student’s needs are met with high staff to student ratios and a multi-disciplinary approach using research-based methods.
You can contact the Benedictine School for Exceptional Children by visiting their website or by calling 410-634-2112.
Villa Maria in Timonium
Villa Maria School (VMS) provides educational and clinical services for children with significant emotional, behavioral and learning challenges.
Villa Maria School has highly trained staff that work in partnership with our parents. They make every effort to assist each child in the return to their home school or to a less intensive program as soon as is possible. They help children become better learners, understand their feelings, and change their behaviors.
The school services children in grades Pre-K through 8th grade and has a short-term diagnostic residential program as well.
Learn more about all that Villa Maria has to offer by calling 667-600-3100 or by visiting their website.
Virginia Therapeutic Boarding Schools
Below is a list of therapeutic boarding schools in Virginia.
Timber Ridge School in Winchester
Timber Ridge School (TRS) transforms the lives of emotionally disturbed and behaviorally disordered adolescent boys between the ages of 10 and 21 and in grades 6th to post-high school. The goal of the program is reuniting them successfully with their families and communities.
The school has a 1:10 classroom ratio and a 91% graduation rate. They emphasize family visits and have programs for sports, classroom technology and community service programs.
You can find out more about the Timber Ridge School by checking out their website or by calling 877-877-3004.
This listing will help you find the right school for your child or teen that will provide the care they truly need. Be sure to reach out to any of the schools you see being a good fit for your child by visiting their website or calling their number. Get your child the care they deserve so they can become the person you know they can be.
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