Below you will find a list of the most common questions we are asked about Alpine Academy. In addition to a general written response to each question you will find video responses from students, parents, and staff that will provide more personal insight into their thoughts about Alpine. Please note, the responses were given with the the Mountain View campus for girls in mind. However, they are applicable to both Alpine Academy campuses (including the Lakeview campus for boys.)
How is Alpine different from other treatment centers?
Can Alpine Academy change my child?
How will my relationship with my child change?
What kind of therapy does Alpine Academy do?
How much therapy does my child receive each day and week?
What does group therapy look like?
What is the daily schedule like?
What are family teachers?
How much and in what way is the family involved?
Where do Alpine students come from?
What are the first few days of Alpine Academy like?
How often do the students get off campus and into the community?
Is my child the most difficult adolescent you have had?
How soon can our child return home to visit?
How is it determined when a student is ready to leave?
Why not a co-ed experience?
If my child cries or melts down, who will be there for him/her/them?
Who will be our connection to Alpine Academy so that we can stay informed?
Does Alpine Academy give a High School Diploma?
What is the school schedule like?
What kind of classes does Alpine offer?
Will Alpine help my child catch up if she is behind in school?
What are class sizes like?
What sports and clubs are available at Alpine Academy?
What the qualifications of the teachers?
When do the students have time to do homework?
What kind of help can I expect for child if they struggle in school?
How do you work with students that have learning difference and challenges?
What kind of instruction do Alpine teachers use?
How can parents get information about their child’s school performance?
Will my child be able to get into a good university after leaving Alpine?
How much exercise do the girls get and what kind?
Where do parents stay when they come to visit?
What is the food like at Alpine Academy?