The school at the Project Patch youth ranch is accredited by the State of Idaho Department of Education and by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools as a special purpose school. Our progressive school program prepares our youth for higher learning and deepens their comprehension of what they are currently studying.
A Dynamic Learning SystemThe Project Patch school has been developed specifically to serve our students' needs. The individualized program allows students to succeed where they have failed in other environments. To ensure a smooth transition home, our program includes the following important elements:
Technology Computer LabDonated by the Christian Education Foundation, the computer lab at Project Patch allows students to compose homework assignments on the latest generation of software and hardware such as Microsoft Office Suite.
Real Life LearningThe Patch education program utilizes both positive peer relations and counseling groups as learning tools. Life skills such as setting and following personal goals, effective communication skills, and resistance to social pressure are taught and applied on a daily basis, and students earn both psychology and sociology course credit. Patch is also able to provide training in vocational skills such as automotive mechanics, woodworking, photography, landscaping, gardening, household management, and cooking.
Regular CoursesThe following classes are taught to all students on a regular basis:
Transitioning from Patch to HomeProject Patch provides a complete educational program to facilitate a smooth transition when the student returns home. A progressive school program prepares students for higher learning opportunities and broadens their comprehension of education resources.
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