Timber Ridge School

Timber Ridge School (Timber Ridge School) transforms the lives of emotionally disturbed and behaviorally disordered adolescent boys between the ages of 10 and 21 and in grades 6 to post-secondary, with a goal of reuniting them successfully with their families and communities.

This troubled teen school has not yet been claimed. If this is your program, contact us HERE.


About Therapeutic Boarding Schools in Virginia

Troubled Teen Schools in Virginia

Therapeutic and alternative boarding schools must be licensed by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS). The DBHDS is responsible for licensing residential facilities that house adolescents on site and the state provides new applicant training DVD.

Licensing and accreditation is optional for private schools in Virginia and teacher certification is not a state requirement. Each school can set its own curriculum without oversight by the state board of education. Proof of immunization is required for students at private schools. If a private school is accredited, all employees must pass a criminal background check, however, non-accredited schools are not required to conduct background checks.

Reference: https://www2.ed.gov

Discovery School of Virginia

The Discovery School of Virginia serves teenage boys and girls ages 12 to 17 experiencing emotional, behavioral, and learning difficulties. There are separate campuses for each of the schools. Both are located in the Piedmont region of central Virginia.

This troubled teen school has not yet been claimed. If this is your program, contact us HERE.


About Therapeutic Boarding Schools in Virginia

Troubled Teen Schools in Virginia

Therapeutic and alternative boarding schools must be licensed by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS). The DBHDS is responsible for licensing residential facilities that house adolescents on site and the state provides new applicant training DVD.

Licensing and accreditation is optional for private schools in Virginia and teacher certification is not a state requirement. Each school can set its own curriculum without oversight by the state board of education. Proof of immunization is required for students at private schools. If a private school is accredited, all employees must pass a criminal background check, however, non-accredited schools are not required to conduct background checks.

Reference: https://www2.ed.gov