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Here are some frequently asked questions and answers from our website.
What is the make up of the Glenholme student population?
Glenholme has 105 co-ed boarding students, usually 2/3 male and 1/3 female. Students come from across the United States and several foreign countries.
Does Glenholme provide scholarships or financial aid?
Glenholme does not provide scholarships or financial aid at this time.
Where will my son/daughter live?
Students living experience; home like cottages which are complete with kitchen and dining facilities designed for comfort. Older students learn to prepare breakfast and dinner as part of their everyday learning experience. There are 10- 12 students per cottage and typically two students per bedroom.
Can my son/daughter bring a computer?
Glenholme requires that all students purchase a school laptop. Students have access to their laptops throughout the school day as well as in their cottage to email home, do homework and research projects. Internet access is carefully monitored.
What extracurricular activities are offered?
Glenholme offers a variety of cultural activities, which include arts, drama, instrumental music and chorus, technology, web site design, video communications, radio station, photography, community service and the equestrian program.
For those students interested in sports, Glenholme provides a variety of intramural and interscholastic activities, which include soccer, basketball, softball, tennis, track and field, swimming, volleyball, cheerleading, hiking, archery and go-carts.
Can my son/daughter earn high school community service credits?
Yes, Glenholme students earn community service credits toward their graduation requirement. Glenholme provides an extensive community service program. All students are encouraged to participate in projects that benefit the surrounding communities.
Will the Glenholme academic program challenge my son/daughter?
Glenholme offers small, ungraded classes with certified special education teachers who deliver a quality education to enhance the student’s academic strengths and remediate their educational difficulties. Glenholme is accredited and licensed by various state boards of education. Credits earned at Glenholme are recognized toward graduation requirements.
Where do your graduates go from Glenholme?
Glenholme graduates have followed a variety of paths. Some went on to college, while many continued their education in traditional day schools and boarding schools. Here is a sampling of where our graduates have gone:
|* Aldern Academy
||* Newport Day School
|* Allen Institute
||* Nicholls State University
|* American University
||* Paul Smith College
|* The Art Institute of America
||* Perkiomen School
|* Bethesda Boys School
||* Ramaz School
|* Brehm Preparatory School
||* The Rectory School
|* Cheshire Academy
||* Rock Point School
|* College Internship Program
||* Rumsey Hall School
|* The Cottage School
||* Sacred Heart Academy
|* Culinary Institute
||* Sherwood Conservatory of Music at Columbia College
|* Darrow School
||* South Kent School
|* Franklin Academy
||* Southwest Junior College
|* The Gow School
||* Stevenson School
|* Hoosac School
||* St. Thomas Aquinas College
|* Kents Hill School
||* University of Colorado
|* Kew Forest School
||* University of Hartford
|* King George School
||* University of South Carolina Sumter
|* The Lab School
||* Vista Program
|* Marymount Manhattan College
||* Westchester Community College
|* Meredith Manor International Equestrian Centre
||* Western CT State University
|* Mitchell College
||* Westfield State College
|* New Hope Academy
||* The Woodhall School
What international airport is closest to Glenholme?
The Bradley International Airport which services the Hartford/Springfield area is approximately 1 ½ hours from Glenholme (click here for directions).
If you have any other questions pertaining to our school, services, therapy approach, or admissions requirements, please feel free to contact us! We look forward to hearing from you!