Military Schools In Missouri

Is the behavior of your child causing chaos in your family life?

Have you seen your child display any of the self-destructive behaviors listed below?

  • Drug Abuse
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Lack of Motivation
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
  • Abrupt Change in Personality
  • Adoption Issues
  • Uncontrollable Anger
  • Manipulative
  • Skips School
  • Lying – Stealing
  • You can’t make me, attitude
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Legal Problems
  • Family Conflict
  • Cutting – Self-Harm
  • Substance Abuse
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Fighting – Violence
  • Can’t Keep Friends
  • Grades Have Fallen
  • School Suspensions
  • Gang Involvement
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Runs Away
  • Depression
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Sexually Active
  • Blatant Disregard of Rules
  • Hanging With the Wrong Crowd
  • Attempted or Threats of Suicide
  • Bullying
  • Smoking
  • I hate you, attitude
  • Poor Emotional Control
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Never at Fault
  • Eating Disorder (Anorexia, Bulimia)
  • Withdrawn From Family

 

Military schools in Missouri are a last resort for parents who have tried unsuccessfully to help a child who is going through serious behavioral problems and/or is unable to overcome an addiction. Such schools have strict standards and use strong disciplinary measures to help students turn their lives around and overcome serious problems. They can be expensive but at the same time do provide invaluable help to students who are in need of professional help.

Naturally, some schools of this nature are better than others. A parent who is considering enrolling his or her child in a military school should do careful research before choosing one. It is important to find out about the quality of education that is offered by the school, whether or not the school is accredited and how problems with students are handled.

Finding out about the school’s staff is likewise important. A good school will always do a careful background check on all staff members, from the janitors up to the teachers. Because the students are often dealing with one or more serious problems, the school should have a low teacher to child ratio as well as good security.

A parent should also study the school’s disciplinary policy. This policy should be outlined in the school contract and should be read very, very carefully. A parent who does not understand the school’s policies should speak with a school representative regarding this. It is often difficult to pull a child out in the middle of semester, so taking the time to choose the right school from the start is imperative.

Costs, rules regarding visitation and communication, school safety guidelines and location are yet other factors that should be taken into consideration. Choosing a military school is no small matter and requires even more research and careful consideration than choosing a regular school.

Parents who are in need of professional assistance should give us a call. We provide free consultations and want to find the best way to get help for your teen.