School Program: Fire Mountain Academy 

When you call to discuss sending your teen to Fire Mountain, your primary concern is treatment and gett

ing 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 accredited 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

     
Science: Neuropsychology
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, Credi

t Recovery Independent Study and GED preparation coursework can be arranged. 

For More Information

For more information, please call 303-443-3343.