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The Fessenden School

Located just minutes from historic Boston MA, Fessenden is the oldest and most prestigious U.S. boarding school for boys, ages 11-15, in the U.S. Fessenden embraces a student-centered, teacher-supported approach that promotes interactive exchange over direct instruction, collaboration over competition, and learning for life over learning for school.

The Fessenden boarding experience is specifically designed to provide the academic, social, and emotional support boys need during their critical pre-teen/teen years. And, with a weekend program considered to be one of the best in the country, it is no wonder that Fessenden attracts students from across the U.S. and around the globe.

Learn more at fessenden.org or call us at 617-620-2300.

The Gow School

The Gow School is a college-prep boarding and day school for students, grades 6-12, with dyslexia and similar language-based learning disabilities. Focusing on small class sizes, 3-7 students per class, and a low 4:1 student to faculty ratio, The Gow School offers a multisensory approach to teaching that enables dyslexic students to thrive. The Gow community has a sense of belonging, of equality, and of connection born on common trials and shared triumph.

In July, the school’s co-ed summer program is five weeks of learning and fun for ages 8-16! The Gow School Summer Program is for students who have been experiencing academic difficulties, or have been diagnosed with dyslexia or specific learning disabilities. The Summer Program runs from the end of June to early August with morning academics, afternoon fun and games and weekend adventures! The Gow School Summer Program gives students academic tools and self-confidence they can take with them wherever they go; to the classroom and beyond.

Email: admissions@gow.org
Phone: 716.687.2001

The Vanguard School

Vanguard School

We support co-educational students in 6th through 12th grades who experience an array of learning challenges, by individualized learning opportunities, executive functioning solutions, while students gain the confidence to drive motivation and goal attainment. Our students utilize core values (community, resilience, integrity, empathy, and leadership) to self-evaluate their behaviors and intentions. All students are valued and celebrated for their individuality and strengths.

Vanguard Summer Camp takes students through STEAM projects into the great outdoors! We assess student skills, work on Executive Functioning, and build friendships. Our experiences include interactive Adventure Camp (grades 6-12), Credit Retrieval (grades 9-12), or ACT Prep (for juniors and seniors). We are Vanguard.

Contact details: www.vanguardschool.org

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