A Small Boarding Environment
A small boarding school provides students with a supportive, structured, and enriching educational experience that promotes academic growth, personal development, and lifelong success.
In a small boarding setting, students benefit from personalized attention in learning and living experiences with support from teachers, staff, and peers. When students know they have caring adults and peers who believe in them, they are more likely to feel confident to explore new opportunities for improvement. The small nurturing staff-to-student ratio accomplishes significant outcomes.
Our small boarding school is a close-knit community where students feel known and find a sense of belonging made easy by our accepting culture. It is a perfect place to find authenticity, experience personal growth, and practice self-awareness.
Our small boarding school provides a structured and consistent daily routine that is hard to match elsewhere. A predictable environment reduces anxiety and helps students feel safe, plan, organize, and participate meaningfully.
Boarding schools offer immersive learning experiences beyond the traditional classroom setting. Increased opportunities for teachable moments and consistency are critical.
Our small boarding school embraces the wraparound services needed for student development. These services address the diverse needs of students and help them overcome academic challenges while fostering independence and self-advocacy.
Respect and Intgerity
Social Emotional Learning
Peer Relationships and Social Media
Peer Pressure and Influence
Healthy Personal Relationships
Empathy and Perspective-Taking
There is also a weekly Campus Collaboration meeting with administration, teachers, and students. Topics range from upcoming events to campus concerns, leadership, and character building. This weekly meeting builds a stronger Brehm community and culture, emphasizing student agency and self-advocacy.
The use of Brehm Bucks to acknowledge daily expectations objectively measures behavior during and after the academic day. The positive reward system allows students to earn money that can be redeemed to purchase plans that allow additional privileges.
The Stellar Bear Behavior system provides opportunities for students to receive staff support until independence can be achieved. It rewards responsible behavior and provides accurate feedback to students and parents in preparation moving toward independence and community citizenship.