School Program: Fire Mountain Academy
When you call to discuss sending your teen to Fire Mountain, your primary concern is treatment and getting your kid back. We know that a close second is he or she falling behind in school. Education is an important issue for all parents and teens. Fire Mountain treatment program includes Fire Mountain Academy’s official classroom credits as described below.
We know that school can be a difficult environment for youth. We also know that a solid education opens up many doors in life and is crucial to prolonged security and happiness. It is our priority to reinstate the values of hard work, organization, and responsibility that come with being an engaged and motivated student.
Fire Mountain Academy is Regionally Accredited by AdvancEd.
Basic Requirements for Education Credits
Your student’s engagement in classes and daily attendance will directly affect credits earned. The following classes are taught at Fire Mountain Academy, with varying credits (potentially) earned as indicated below.
(effective January 2, 2018)
Classes and Credits Offered
Math: Business Math, Finance, and Job Readiness
4.5 hours/ week 8 weeks 36 hours .25 credit
4.5 hours/ week 16 weeks 72 hours .50 credit
4.5 hours/ week 23 weeks 103.5 hours .75 credit
4.5 hours per week 30 weeks 135 hours 1.0 credit
English: The Hero’s Journey, Grammar, and Composition
4 hours/week 8 weeks 32 hours .25 credit
4 hours/week 16 weeks 64 hours .50 credit
4 hours/week 23 weeks 92 hours .75 credit
4 hours/week 30 weeks 120 hours 1.0 credit
8 hours/week 4 weeks 32 hours .25 credit
8 hours/week 8 weeks 64 hours .50 credit
8 hours/week 12 weeks 96 hours .75 credit
8 hours/week 16 weeks 128 hours 1.0 credit
Consumer and Family Science: Culinary and Horticulture
10.5 hours/week 4 weeks 42 hours .25 credit
10.5 hours/week 8 weeks 84 hours .50 credit
10.5 hours/week 10 weeks 105 hours .75 credit
10.5 hours/week 12 weeks 126 hours 1.0 credit
Physical Education: Yoga, Martial Arts, Climbing, Gym, Hiking
5 hours/week 6 weeks 30 hours .25 credit
5 hours/week 12 weeks 60 hours .50 credit
5 hours/week 18 weeks 90 hours .75 credit
5 hours/week 24 weeks 120 hours 1.0 credit
Fine Arts: Dance, Composition, Music Appreciation
4 hours per week 8 weeks 32 hours .25 credit
4 Hours per week 16 weeks 64 hours .50 credit
4 hours per week 23 weeks 92 hours .75 credit
4 hours per week 30 weeks 120 hours 1.0 credit
Transcript and Certificates
On discharge, Fire Mountain Academy will provide an official academic transcript and two certificates; one for completion of the ServSafe Food Handler Course, and the second for Community Service hours earned.
Working With Your Teen’s School
We can provide your child’s school a copy of the transcript and certificates they will receive if the successfully complete the coursework and the program upon request. We are available to talk with your child’s school counselor or administrator if he or she has any questions.
We cannot guarantee your teen will “get ahead” in their school work due to the busy schedule that we keep. However, in addition to the offered courses, Credit Recovery Independent Study and GED preparation coursework can be arranged.
For More Information
For more information, please call 303-443-3343.