Blue Hills Academy

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Operationel status
closed
Checked October 1, 2010 [1]

Blue Hills Academy was a behavior modification facility marketed as a therapeutic boarding school. It was located near Humboldt in Arizona [2] [3].

The targetgroup was male teenagers aged between 14 and 18 [2]. The average stay was claimed to be between 14 and 16 months [2].

According to a press release August 24, 2005, they have closed the facility on August 15, 2005 [4]. Last known Executive Director was Sonja C. Fullwood. Records show that she moved to Anthem, Arizona [5]

Program structure

Little is known about the structure and system used at Blue Hills Academy, but it is known that they used a level system with five phases [6] - please use the Talk page to give your input

Education

They used a online curriculum from Phoenix Special Programs, which was self-paced [6]

News

  • December 2000 an article mentions the concern by neighbors to a second campus [7]
  • In 2001 an article mentioned a music event [8]

External Links

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References

  1. Heal-online, newsletter, October 1, 2010
  2. 2,0 2,1 2,2 New Perspectives - April, 1999, strugglingteens.com
  3. The area where the facility was located, Google maps
  4. BLUE HILLS ACADEMY CLOSES, Strugglingteens - Industry marketing firm
  5. Records from Arizona Corporation Commission
  6. 6,0 6,1 Schools & Program Visits - Sep, 1999, marketing article from strugglingteens.com
  7. Board: Academy not School, cannot stay in Outback, by Gail Kenny, The Daily Courier - Dec 11, 2000
  8. Blue Hills Academy Students Pull Out All The Stops In a Music Production, by Laura Flood, The Prescott Valley Tribune - Jan 24, 2001