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December 2007

Change Through Educational Opportunity

by Staff, on competency based curriculum, Louisiana, Red River Academy

If you want to help on raising your teen aged 13 to 18 years old, then Red River Academy may just be the boarding school that you have long been looking for.

Red River Academy is located near the a red river in Louisiana, hence the name. This red rive runs through Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. It is a few kilometers from Houston and Dallas, where the rural and serene environment make it an ideal location for education, development and growth of many adolescents.

How was Red River Academy founded?

Red River Academy was born out of the founder’s desire to create an outlet, where values and education can turn lives around. Bearing this principle in mind, Red River Academy follows a progressive, competency based curriculum.

Why does Red River Academy follow a progressive curriculum?

Because in Red River Academy, they simply do not assume your teens have learned something. They make sure they do. And this is where their unique policy of progressive, competency based curriculum becomes particularly useful.

How does Red River Academy make their mission possible?

Teachers closely work hand in hand with students. They make sure it is meaningful, not just some disposable incident. Even the school support staff assist in the character development program. They will coach your child regarding school standards, responsibilities, and positive citizenship.

For more information please click here for their blog and click here for their official website. Staff