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The Original Sequel Program

Welcome to Clarinda Academy, where positive choices lead to opportunities for growth and success for every student, every day.

About Clarinda Academy

Clarinda Academy is a residential academic and behavioral health treatment facility for adolescent males. Every aspect of our school is student-centered and designed to accommodate individual learning styles, providing each student the greatest potential to succeed.

Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of interscholastic sports, including 11 varsity teams in the Corner Conference, as well as fine arts programs and vocational training. We believe that intensely scheduled programming, skill-building activities, and carefully guided extra-curriculars, along with appropriate treatment programs administered by experienced and caring professionals, create benefits for our students that have the potential to impart life-long redirection.

Putting each student’s treatment needs first and foremost, students receive outpatient therapy and counseling in the setting that best suits them, either at Clarinda or with their established outpatient providers. Throughout a student's stay at Clarinda, he or she is challenged to analyze failures and experience success in nearly every area of life.

Clarinda Academy’s mission is to serve the unique academic, behavioral, social, emotional and physical needs of our students, who are in a critical period of their lives. Established in 1992, we are proud to have supported over 7,000 students from across the country. Clarinda is committed to creating and maintaining a safe, trusting, and caring environment that opens the door for life-changing opportunities.