White River Academy

Basic Information

Address: 275 W 100 S, Delta, UT
County: Millard
School District: Millard County School District
Phone Number: 888-864-0065
Fax Number: 435-213-2810
President: Justin Nielson
Principal: Kris Cary
School Type: On-site Classroom setting

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Additional Information

Accreditation: COGNIA Accredited
Founded: Academics founded in 2006
Organization Affiliation: The Joint Commission. LegitScript Certified. VoiceUtah.Org. International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals. COGNIA.
Ages/Grades: Ages 12-18. Grades 6th-12th
School Schedule: 8-2:30 M-F
School days in Calendar Year: 222 days year round broken down into three semesters approximately 16 weeks in length.
School Holidays: Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Memorial Day, Independence Day (4th of July) and Pioneer day (July 24)

We follow the Utah State Core Curriculum.

Classroom Size: Approximately 8 students in a classroom.
Student/Teacher Ratio: Approximately 8:1 with a teacher's assistant in each classroom.
Financial Aid:

We work with Medicaid, Post-Adoption Services, Insurance, Victims' Funds


Academic. Therapeutic.


Math, Language Arts, Science, Web Development, Physical Education. History, Choir, Art Appreciation

Support Services:

Limited therapeutic services available for graduates. After-care services provided with Liaison for all alumni of White River Academy

Computer Capabilities:

Clients have access to computers with highly regulated internet access.

Uniform Guidelines:

WRA Uniform is provided to all clients.

Admissions Deadline: We accept admissions all year since we are a year-round school.
Mission Statement:

White River Academy, along with its dedicated employees, pledges to uphold the principles of the developmental vacation treatment model, employing proven techniques that foster transformation, change, integration, educational advancement, skill mastery, and coping strategies for healthy living across all domains of life.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

At White River Academy, our core program philosophies are:
* Instilling lasting gratitude and self-respect in each client towards their families and themselves.
* Encouraging clients to act with integrity, expecting nothing in return.
* Providing opportunities for credit recovery and fostering academic excellence.
* Cultivating a supportive, caring environment for clients, families, and staff.
* Honoring our clients by facilitating growth, success, and recovery.

Programs and Services:

We offer Equine Therapy, Social Skills, Sex-specific 12-step Therapy, Addiction 12-step Therapy, Anger Management, Wrestling, Art Therapy, Life Skills, Career Exploration and other groups dependent on the needs of our current clientele.