College Preparation

Elevations provides an accredited academic curriculum, within a normalized, gender-inclusive high school environment. This setting fosters a supportive and welcoming atmosphere for personal growth, learning, and the development of social skills. Accredited Teachers & Curriculum: Elevations’ academic team consists of experienced, licensed teachers who conduct classes in a school classroom setting, ensuring personalized attention and…

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Exploring Pathways: Navigating Options for Your Teen When Traditional School Falls Short

Exploring Pathways: Navigating Options for Your Teen When Traditional School Falls Short

Every individual’s growth journey is unique, and traditional schooling might only sometimes provide the ideal environment for your teenager’s development. At Elevations, we recognize that each teen possesses their own strengths, challenges, and potential. When the conventional educational system isn’t effectively meeting your adolescent’s needs, exploring alternative avenues that foster personal and academic growth is…

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Reasons Your Teen is Struggling in School

We look into ways parents can help their teens through school and how to deal with different dynamics within a school.

Parents dealing with a teenager struggling in school can quickly become frustrating, and knowing how to approach their teen is crucial. They know something isn’t right, but figuring out the recipe to success is easier said than done. Communication is vital in this issue, as knowing what to say and how to say it usually…

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How Teen Bullying Shapes and Affects the Entire School

Teen bullying still runs rampant in the hallways of US education. Research shows at least 20 percent of students are physically bullied, over 50 percent are verbally bullied, and 33 percent are cyber-bullied. The chances that your child has experienced bullying are extremely high. This behavior doesn’t just damage individual students, though–studies show it can…

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There is No Place Like Home: When School Refusal Becomes an Issue

School refusal is very different from truancy. A truant child typically lies about missing class and uses school hours to spend time with friends – this often goes hand-in-hand with delinquent behavior. Not so with school refusal. A child that refuses school isn’t doing it because they consider school worthless; typically, it is associated with…

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Classroom Accommodations for High Schoolers with ADHD

As symptoms of ADHD shift throughout adolescence, accommodations that may have helped your child when they were younger typically change over time. In high school, the class curriculum shifts from memorization to critical thinking skills, which requires a different approach. Many high schoolers with ADHD who have gotten by in elementary and middle school begin…

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School Year Anxiety: The Stress That Gets in the Way of Learning

school year anxiety

Each student deals with stress during the school year–it’s natural. Even when a student’s prepared for an upcoming exam, it still produces a certain amount of worry–but school year anxiety is different. Students that struggle with school year anxiety are plagued almost constantly by fears of failing in some way. Whether that’s failing to be…

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