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Brehm Preparatory School


1245 East Grand Avenue
Carbondale, Illinois, USA

2020欧洲杯手机版注册Since 1982, families of adolescents and young adults with complex learning disabilities across the United States and in several other countries have known Brehm Preparatory School as the place where their son or daughter learned how to learn. Brehm provides a holistic education that uniquely integrates the academic, social, and emotional needs of students. Brehm offers a family-style environment designed to foster independence and responsibility. Guiding the students within the everyday school community are dedicated teachers, dorm parents, tutors, and staff who actively participate in the 24-7 program. While many components exist within the Brehm education, the core may be the authentic blend of faculty professionalism and caring evident by even a brief visit to the Brehm campus. During the schools 25 years of existence, Brehm has taught students from 41 states and 9 other countries. In addition to the student body, the Brehm community includes an active Parents Association. Many alumni continue to connect with the school, and several have held employment at Brehm, where they pass along the mentoring and nurturing that they themselves received as students. The administrative and support staff provide the infrastructure which makes possible the full range of operations and relationships with all Brehm stakeholders. Brehm's 80-acre campus contains a Student Activities Center, including gymnasium, dining hall, theatre, cyber cafe, and exercise room, a health center, five dormitories, two two apartments, three classroom buildings, a pond, a woodshop, a recreation office, maintenance facilities, and an administration building. Brehm provides a comprehensive range of services, which include instruction in core academic areas, social skills development, life-skills development, recreational activities, cultural enrichment, and career/college exploration, and transition. Medical and psychological counseling services are available on a contractual basis as needed....

School Focus:
  • Junior Boarding School
  • Post Graduate Year
Grades Offered: 6 to 12
School Type: Co-ed
Religious Affiliation: All Religions Welcome
Post-Grad Year: Yes
Saturday Classes: No
Classroom Dress Code: n/a
Average Class Size: 25 Students
ESL Courses: No
Summer Program: No