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
The Stevenson School in Pebble Beach in Carmel, California, was founded in 1952 by Robert and Marian Ricklefs in honor of the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. The Stevenson school is a private Pre-K through 12 school that accepts boarding and day students. Stevenson is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Though the school is non-sectarian, for a long time it has had an Episcopalian chaplain serving its students ...
The Idyllwild Arts Academy, located in the San Jacinto Mountains of California an hour’s drive from Palm Springs, is a boarding school for high school students who aspire to careers in the visual or performing arts. Idyllwild was founded in 1946 by Max and Beatrice Krone. The co-ed, private and nonsectarian facility is situated on 205 acres of pine forest. Idyllwild enrolls 300 students from 25 countries. It also operates a summer arts program. The academy combines a curriculum of ...
St. Michael’s Preparatory School is a private abbey school run by the Norbertine Order. The school, founded in 1961, has a population of 60 priests, many of whom teach at the school. All students are required to attend religious education and morning mass and night prayer. This is an all-boy school for students grades 9 to 12 and requires uniforms for all of its students. It fields teams in football, cross country, soccer, and baseball, competing in the Express League and ...