Innovative Specialized Education
Are you ready for a breakthrough?
At Brehm Preparatory School, we understand that every student is unique, and we are dedicated to providing specialized education for students with complex learning disabilities. Our co-educational boarding school, serving grades 6-12, offers comprehensive programs designed to address the challenges these students and their families face. With our empathetic and supportive approach, we empower students to recognize and optimize their potential throughout their lives.
85% of Students that attend Brehm go on to attend a post-secondary program.
Continuum of Care
Brehm offers supervision and care for students 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
40+ Years Experience
Brehm has 40+ years of experience empowering students to recognize and optimize their full potential.
Teacher to Student Ratio
The teacher-to-student ratio at Brehm is 1 teacher for every 5 students.
Unique Classroom Environments
The classroom environments at Brehm are designed to work with and are adaptable to the student’s learning profile.
Robust Recreation Program
Brehm’s Recreation activities range from on-campus activities to overnight trips outside of Carbondale.
Family-Style Boarding Program
Family styled dorm life that teaches vital independent living skills.
Speech & Language
Brehm Speech-Language Pathologists work to enhance student lives by improving their ability to navigate the world.
Brehm’s Arrowsmith Program is a highly individualized program grounded in the principles of neuroplasticity.
Empowering Since 1982
Since 1982, Brehm Preparatory School has been empowering students with learning disabilities and differences to recognize and optimize their potential. Designed around how each child learns best, an Individualized Holistic Education Plan (IHEP) integrates cognitive, academic, social, and behavioral strategies into a comprehensive program designed to educate the whole child.
Brehm’s caring, highly qualified faculty and staff welcome students in grades 6 through 12+ into a dynamic new learning environment brimming with optimism. Working quickly to break down barriers, build trust, and rebuild self-confidence, they embrace students in a nurturing boarding school environment where each child feels accepted and supported.
This holistic experience produces students with the tools, skills, and confidence to become effective self-advocates and independent learners who can succeed in school, find fulfilling careers, and lead balanced, multi-faceted lives.