Our Mission

NewHope Academy's mission is to provide students with a safe, therapeutic, and educational environment where they develop skills to become effective learners, gain personal insight, and acquire coping strategies. Students earn school credit while working to achieve their intellectual and social-emotional potential.

 

Our students tend to...

  • Be of average to above-average intelligence

  • Withdraw socially and emotionally

  • Experience difficulty “fitting in” a mainstream environment

  • Have difficulty reading social cues

  • “Slip through the cracks” until their problems are severe

  • Procrastinate (specifically with homework and long-term projects)

  • Have difficulty with executive functioning

  • Have talents in art and music

  • Have the potential for academic achievement

  • Struggle with gross and/or fine motor skills

  • Have difficulty with social skills

  • Use frequent illness to avoid school and may become “school avoidant” 

  • Appear sad, lonely, anxious, hopeless, or depressed

  • Harbor anger and hostility but do not act out in school or in the community

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