John Dewey Academy

Students: 35 | Faculty: N/A | Grades: 9-12, PG | Gender: Coed

John Dewey Academy

Address: 389 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230

John Dewey Academy is a co-ed college preparatory boarding school that was founded by Dr. Thomas E. Bratter in 1985. It is located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts and is a fully accredited school that houses 25 high school students that range in age from 15-21.

Most of the students are high-maintenance adolescents who have not benefited from traditional behavior and educational environments. They are not treated with mind-altering medications but instead are encouraged to engage in positive relationships with their peers in classes of about six students. Students normally are enrolled for 18 months or sometimes longer.

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John Dewey Academy