Students: 120 | Faculty: N/A | Grades: 6-12 | Gender: Coed
The school is open to students grades 8-12 and has a college age program that is operated with Reedley, College.
Founded in 2004, is the first weight loss boarding school in the US. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, stays at the school begin at a minimum of 4 months.
Wellspring’s program is run with the philosophy that healthy living and nutrition can lead to improvements in students’ physique.
Wellspring claims that its programs can lead to weight loss of up to 3 pounds a week. The school offers a fully accredited array of courses that include math and science, as well as courses in nutrition and healthy decisions.
Wellspring uses a self-monitoring journal to help its students achieve their goals and offers a wilderness experience at the beginning of the fall semester.
Boarding Schools in California
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