Cherry Gulch

Tel: (208)365-2316
Grades: 4 - 9 | 42 students
Cherry Gulch is a ranch style therapeutic boarding school designed specifically for 10 to 14 year old boys.
We are located on over 200 acres of beautiful land outside of Boise Idaho.
Our services are appropriate for boys with various difficulties including oppositional-defiance, depression, ADHD, learning differences, low self-esteem, poor motivation, anger, anxiety, family conflict, and other behavioral and emotional problems.
 Every experience is educational and therapeutic in a fun purposeful environment.
We strive to offer the most effective therapeutic strategies into daily life.
  We offer at 10-14  hours of scheduled therapeutic services a week but much more therapy takes place as life unfolds as therapeutic moments arise.
Our goal is to provide early intervention and prevention to help these boys reach their full potential and to become well-rounded pro-social young men.
We are dedicated to providing outstanding academic and therapeutic services to students and their families in the context of a safe, supportive environment.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. AdvancED
Grades Offered Grades 4 - 9
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dsylexia, Dysgraphia, NVLD

Student Body

Total Students 42 students
Student Body Type All-boys
Students by Grade Cherry Gulch Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 6 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,400
Tuition Notes All inclusive for room and board, school, psychiatry, individual and family therapy, OT, Rec therapy, Equine assisted pyscho therapy
Admissions Director Krista Zimmerman

School Notes:

Menu of Services: 
Yale's RULER approach for emotional literacy
Harvards Digital Literacy Program
The Hero's Journey
Executive Functioning for Teens
Self Regulation with Electronins 
Brain Health and Choosing the Right Food
Drug Abuse Prevention and Intervention
Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking
Greenleaf Institute's Servant Leadership 
Sean Covey's The Seven habits of Highly Effective Teens
Arbinger Institutes The Anatomy of Peace and Core in Families
Anasazi's The Seven Paths
Carol Dwek's Mindset 

Profile last updated: 07/17/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Emmett Valley Christian School (9.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Emmett Valley Christian School (9.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Treasure Valley Christian School (16.6 miles away)
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    Payette, ID 83661
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