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Affordable Boarding Schools for Boys

Trying to find an affordable boarding school for a troubled teenage boy between ages 12 and 16?  Take a look at Whetstone Boys Ranch, where your boy can learn how to deal with upsetting issues and sharpen his character—physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

Christian boarding schoolWhether your boy has bitterness, anger, online addiction, apathy, failing grades, or disrespect, he will learn here to make better choices. He then can focus on what’s essential in his life. WBR helps troubled teenage boys with RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), ODD (Oppositional Defiance Disorder), anger, or depression.

The disciplined, affordable boarding school program at Whetstone Boys Ranch in the rustic Ozarks of MO offers personal attention to troubled teenage boys in a hands-on, working-ranch environment.

Because WBR’s director and staff work with the boys 24/7, they teach character development and proactively sharpen each boy’s mind, body, and soul. The boys learn essential lessons from daily interaction with our team and working with ranch animals.

Whetstone’s reason why is to help boys accept responsibility for their negative behavior. Once troubled teenage boys understand and accept honesty, self-control, responsibility, and perseverance; they can focus on making needed changes in behavior.

The great outdoors is the classroom of Whetstone Boys Ranch. The boys benefit from working on the ranch, learning to live a life of accountability and respect. 

Christian boarding schoolThe safe, daily structured program supports his personal, spiritual, and academic growth. He can interact with Whetstone’s director and caring staff on-site as they share healthy meals, strenuous outdoor activities, and personalized school studies. Gatherings around the hearth also urge each boy to share and understand his story and the stories of those around him.

Troubled teenage boys at WBR live an active, healthy family lifestyle. They can mend and improve problems with education and learning, too!

Teen residents at Whetstone’s Christian boarding school enjoy a 285-acre working cattle ranch in the Ozarks of Missouri that features distance running, basketball, football, golf, and swimming opportunities. Students live in a safe environment monitored by staff 24/7. Boys enjoy healthy meals morning, noon, and night sitting and talking with staff. And the friendly atmosphere continues as Whetstone staff and their families live on campus.

Another essential part of Whetstone’s daily structure includes a liberal arts-based education. Whetstone’s licensed teachers also give each student what he needs, whether that involves redirection, encouragement or one-on-one tutoring. Then, when he returns home, he can re-enter school and keep up and succeed academically.

Christian boarding schoolWBR aspires to lead troubled teenage boys to be Godly, upright young men of sharpened character.

That’s why Whetstone’s focus on character development includes a unique three-level/six traits system, applying Scripture in chapel topics, reading assignments, and community service work. One-on-one discussions with WBR’s attentive staff also encourage growth in each troubled teen boy.

Don’t decide on an affordable boarding school until you’ve considered the benefits of Whetstone Boys Ranch! Call today at (417) 934-1112 to discover if Whetstone Boys Ranch in the rural Ozarks of Missouri is the best choice for your troubled teen boy. 

Whetstone is an affordable boarding school that helps young boys improve at every level of life. The team at WBR wants your troubled teenage boy to grow into a respectable young man here in the rural Ozarks of MO this year. We’ll help him change his behavior and transition back home to school and family. Give us a call today!