New Alliance Academy Announces Continuation of its Eighth Grade Program in 2020

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New Alliance Academy announces that the eighth grade therapeutic education program that started in 2019 will continue through 2020 due to its great success.

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The Eighth Grade Program at New Alliance Academy Will Continue Through 2020

“The programs offered at New Alliance Academy give our students a deeper understanding of themselves while setting them up for success on their journey to adulthood.” – New Alliance Academy Administration

Recent nationwide mental health statistics have shown that symptoms of significant emotional distress are being detected at much younger ages than previously recorded. This earlier symptomatic presentation was noted by school districts in northern New Jersey as well. For this reason, New Alliance Academy received inquiries regarding the availability of therapeutic programs for middle school students similar to those it had developed for teenagers.

To meet the behavioral health and educational needs of younger students in the area, New Alliance Academy initiated an eighth grade pilot program in 2019. The school, which has enjoyed an excellent reputation built over eleven years since its inception, accepted seven students in the new program. Based on very favorable school district feedback and family satisfaction rates, the Academy decided to continue offering middle school education in 2020. Enrollment is ongoing and applications are currently being reviewed for the eighth grade level.

About New Alliance Academy

New Alliance Academy in Paramus, NJ is a high school for teenagers who experience acute psychological distress. New Alliance Academy provides a full educational curriculum that addresses the emotional and academic needs of its students in a day school setting. The school integrates educational and ancillary therapeutic services, expertly crafted and delivered in one location. These therapeutic services are designed to eventually facilitate the adolescent’s return to a least restrictive educational setting as soon as they are ready. Students gain a deeper understanding of themselves by receiving the tools they need to move forward in their education and in life.

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