Grades: 9-12 | 14 students
* * A School for Troubled Young Adults & Teens Benchmark is a residential co-educational emotional growth school dedicated to assisting troubled young adults as well as unmotivated teens who are between 18 - 28 years of age.
Students are generally average to bright young people who are capable of success, but are either resistant to or apprehensive of change. Their progress has often been inhibited due to one or more problems, such as (but not limited to): * Academically unsuccessful * Depression * Poor judgment * Adoption issues * Drug/alcohol abuse * Resistant * ADD/ADHD * Eating disorders (mild) * Requires structure * Bi-polar disorder * Inability to grow up * Risk-taking behavior * Compulsive behavior * Irresponsible * Shy/withdrawn * Distressed relationships * Learning differences.
|School Type||Alternative School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other special emphasis association(s)|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Offers Post-Graduate Year||Yes|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Scotopic Syndrome, Mild Learning Difference|
|Total Students||14 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 44%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||3 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||For initial six-month long Bronze Phase.|
|Admissions Director||Richard Brimhall|
|Admissions Associate||Shelley Skaggs|
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