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Outcome Data

Measurement of Overall Improvement

Parents of Alpine Academy students take an internationally respected, scientifically validated survey when their daughter begins treatment; they take the same survey when the girl leaves. Comparison of these two time-points confirm statistically significant behavior change between intake and discharge.

Results show an average 61 point drop in the overall Y-OQ score, which tracks general behavioral dysfunction (over 4 times the benchmark for reliable change).

Measurements of Other Clinical Improvement

There is also statistically significant improvement evident across several clinical domains. Results show:

20
point decrease in depression/anxiety
11
point decrease in relationship problems
12
point decrease in attention problems
8
point decrease in aggression

Students perform better while at Alpine Academy

The average increase in GPA from intake to discharge is .74 points, almost one full letter grade.

Students learn to be better students at Alpine Academy

During a student’s first grading period at Alpine, her average GPA is 3.07; during her last grading period at Alpine, her average GPA is 3.36.

63% of our students come to Alpine Academy behind in credits. 98% of students are back on track to graduate with a diploma at the time of discharge.

The average Alpine Academy student achieves a sufficient or substantial level of mastery on 88% of all measureable core standards.

Scores based on the Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT 4)

While at Alpine Academy, students make significant gains in reading comprehension and math computation. They move from the 51st percentile to the 62nd percentile in reading comprehension; in math, they move from the 38th percentile to the 51st percentile.

Math

96
(before Alpine)
101
(after Alpine)

Spelling

105.6
(before Alpine)
106.3
(after Alpine)

Comprehension

101
(before Alpine)
104.7
(after Alpine)

Reading

111.3
(before Alpine)
112.5
(after Alpine)

That’s an 11% increase in reading, and 13% increase in math!

Therapists

98%

of parents are satisfied that the therapist is accurately identifying and addressing the therapeutic needs of their daughter.

98%

of parents are satisfied that the therapist is able to help them accomplish their goals by partnering with them and seeking their input.

96%

of parents are satisfied with the support they receive from the therapist in listening and validating their concerns regarding their child.

Educators

94%

of parents are satisfied that Alpine Academy’s educators are meeting their daughter’s academic goals.

94%

of parents are satisfied that the academic program is adequately preparing their daughter to transition to her next school setting.

92%

of parents are satisfied with the variety of course selection available at Alpine Academy.

Family Teachers

96%

of parents are satisfied with the amount of cooperation and assistance they have received from the Family Teachers.

99%

of parents are satisfied that the Family Teachers are doing an effective job in helping their daughter.

90%

of parents are satisfied with the level of communication they have with the Family Teachers.

Therapists

93%

of girls are satisfied that their therapist understands their treatment needs and is skillful in providing individual help.

93%

of girls are satisfied that their therapist is effective in helping their family work on treatment needs.

School Teachers

94%

of girls are satisfied that their teachers use a variety of teaching strategies in order to help them learn.

98%

of girls are satisfied that their teachers are prepared every day.

90%

of girls are satisfied with the variety and difficulty of courses available at Alpine Academy.

Family Teachers

98%

of girls are satisfied that the Family Teachers care about them and their success in the future.

97%

of girls are satisfied that the Family Teachers have been able to help them succeed on their issues.

98%

of girls are satisfied that the Family Teachers have been able to teach them important skills, such as how to accept feedback, follow instructions, get along better with others, care for your belongings, and good study habits.

Referring Professionals

98%

of referring professionals are satisfied that the therapist has been effective in achieving the family/girl’s treatment goals.

93%

of referring professionals are satisfied with the amount of cooperation they have received from the therapist in their interactions with Alpine Academy concerning the family/client.

95%

of referring professionals are satisfied with the level of verbal and written communication they have had with the therapist concerning the family/client.

98%

of referring professionals are satisfied with the level of professionalism and clinical skill the therapist has exhibited in their interactions with them.