Granite Hill School
Hunter School is a small day- and boarding school located Newport, New Hampshire <ref>The facility on Google maps</ref>
According to the leading marketing firm in the industry, among the founders of the school was Dr. Alfred Allen, who also was involved in the now closed Ashby Academy <ref>Alfred Allen To Head Mcguffey Foundation School, press-release at strugglingteen.com - industry marketing firm</ref>.
The targetgroup is children aged between 11 through 21 <ref name="ghs">Frequently asked questions, homepage of the facility</ref>
They also have to fit some criterias. The homepage of the school states:
The typical applicant to Granite Hill School is one who has struggled with a public school setting. In general, students at Granite Hill School are coded for special education and have been diagnosed with a Learning Disability, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, or ADD/ADHD as a primary diagnosis. Students may also have a secondary DSM-IV Axis I diagnosis that could include Asperger's Syndrome, Anxiety Disorders, Mild to Moderate Depression
They use a character building program they call R.I.G.H.T. The elements of a R.I.G.H.T. character are Respect, Integrity, Good Citizenship, Honesty, and Tolerance.
They outline a number of guidelines and courses in their student handbook <ref>Student Handbook, homepage of the facility</ref>
School Year (2010-2011)
- Tuition: $40,084 (Day- and boarding school)
- Room & Board: $23,500 (Boarding Schoool)
- Forum: Another One Bites The Dust: Ashby Academy, a thread on Fornits webforum