A nonprofit therapeutic learning community

Located in the heart of Saratoga County, we’re here to help young women grow
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The Charlton School is a space for growth

The Charlton School is for young women who have trouble succeeding in their communities. This may be due to struggles with anxiety, depression, trauma, identity, self-injurious behaviors, bipolar disorder, school refusal, feeling guarded, and other mental health challenges.

Here, students have research-based support in a peaceful environment. Our goal is to bolster their intellectual, social, and emotional well-being in a place where they feel seen and heard.

We provide 2 areas of focus:

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Ketchum Grande Memorial School

Ketchum Grande Memorial School
Our on-site school building provides NYS-accredited high school curriculum and an attentive learning environment for residential and day students.

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Therapeutic Offerings

We understand that therapy is not a one-size-fits-all model. Our licensed mental health professionals provide clinically focused approaches for each student.

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Embrace individuality.
Encourage discovery.

Young women who are struggling can often be grouped into unfair, broad categories. That is not the case here. We strive to get to know each student and meet them where they are.

Message from Alex Capo, LMHC, Executive Director

I have been a part of The Charlton School since 2003 in the positions of Therapist, Clinical Director and Executive Director. Our clinical, residential, and educational staff are in constant collaboration to ensure that the efficacy of the highly individualized, therapeutic environment we have created remains. We understand the overwhelming feelings that come with sending your child away and the struggles that come with trying to explain this as a selfless act of love. This important process starts with new student admissions and is the reason why I remain involved in every new admission and employee hire.
I would encourage you, family members, and all professionals supporting your continued success to come and see us and see if you feel the same.

If all other options have been exhausted, perhaps it is the right time for a residential program and perhaps The Charlton School is the place. Please feel free to call me anytime.

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