Eagle Hill School
|Eagle Hill School at a Glance|
|Type:||College Preparatory School (Coeducational)|
|Support for ADHD:||Yes (also supports Learning Differences)|
|Description:||Eagle Hill School is a premier coeducational college preparatory school for students grades 8 to 12 with diagnosed ADHD/ADD, learning disabilities and/or differences. The school's curriculum is college preparatory in nature and is taught in a highly individualized way. Each student gets personal attention and is designed a course that fits his/her specific needs.
The school campus sits is located in a 210 acre property at Hardwick, MA. It's a very serene community where students can stretch out and live an active life while focusing on their academics. The environment is kept small and warm, with only an average of about 180 students enrolled at a time.
Eagle Hill accepts students who are motivated but who have Learning Differences which makes it difficult for them to thrive and excel in mainstream schools. The school's student profile include children with different language-based learning disablities such as ADD, Dyslexia, Executive Functioning, Dyscalcula, Dysgraphia, and NLD. Through the school's highly individualized program and academic curriculum taught by a dedicated and knowledgeable staff, the school is able to achieve a 99% college matriculation rate to different colleges and universities around the country. Some of the most popular choices of students are Curry College, University of Denver, Wheaton College, Northeastern University, among many others.
Students can also participate in a wide selection of afterschool activities to keep them busy and productive such as theatre production which produces two full-scale productions a year toether with the music and drama departments. There are also other clubs like the Cooking Club, Photo Yearbook Club, Stage Crew Club, Go Club (which aims to improve cognitive ability), horseback riding, fishing, and many others. There are also several sports programs being offered such as basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, and others.
In lieu of AP courses, students can choose to do an Honors Project for a year and work with faculty members on it.
The school is accredited by NEASC, TABS, NAIS, and AISNE.