A private New York State registered boarding school. Call us: (607) 637-8200
  • Who We Are

    Who We Are

    Our students were in trouble at home, at school, and sometimes with the law...

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  • Decisions, Decisions

    Decisions, Decisions

    The decisions involved in selecting the right boarding school are never easy...

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  • Academics


    Troubled teens who are academically stalled get a second chance at a first class education...

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  • Counseling


    A range of therapeutic resources helps students address their issues and better understand themselves and their behaviors...

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  • Extracurricular


    Our students discover and rediscover a passion for sports, music and the arts with programs that recognize and nurture their talents and gifts...

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  • Parent Resources

    Parent Resources

    To deal successfully with your teenager's problem behavior, you have to first understand it. We can help...

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Welcome toThe Family Foundation School

As parents, we all have hopes and dreams for our children....

We want to see them grow up, mature, develop their talents and potential and become happy, responsible adults. So when they encounter problems along the way---problems we can't solve for them---we suffer too.  If you are reading this, chances are you're looking for help for a troubled teenager.

We applaud you for taking the big first step: recognizing that a problem exists and that your home environment may not be the best place to solve it.  Read More...

The Family Foundation School: A program since 1977, a school since 1987.

My life finally fell apart the day I was caught stealing a laptop and two iPods from students at school and was expelled. It was my seventh expulsion.

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