Therapeutic Day School

Alternative middle and high school for Huntsville City Schools, Huntsville, AL

Private Academy

AdvancED accredited private school for students in grades 6 - 12 who prefer a non-traditional classroom.

Residential Treatment Program

Residential therapeutic and academic program for ages 12 - 18. Accredited by Joint Commission and AdvancED.

Accredited Academics

Year-round accredited education for grades 6 - 12. Therapeutic day school or residential program.

The Pinnacle Schools is a Joint Commission-accredited and certified organization and has received it's Gold Seal of Approval

Call today and discover how Pinnacle can help your child.

Whether you are searching for a therapeutic day school or a Private Academy in Huntsville, Alabama or a residential treatment program for your teenager, Pinnacle has a program for you. Our professional staff will assist you in determining the best program to meet the needs of your troubled teen. All programs of The Pinnacle Schools are accredited by The Joint Commission in Behavioral Health Care. Contact one of our admission professionals to find out how we can help your teen: 866-906-TEEN (8336) or info@thepinnacleschools.com

News Feature — Karen Lee interviewed by William Shatner

Karen Lee, Founder, President and CEO of The Pinnacle Schools, was a featured guest on a patriotic program launched by William Shatner called “Moving America Forward.”

Ms. Lee was selected as a result of her entrepreneurship in founding The Pinnacle Schools and Elk River Treatment Program. These programs provide at-risk teens with therapeutic treatment services in conjunction with comprehensive, individualized academic programs. The show uses a TV news format featuring Mega-star William Shatner who interviews entrepreneurs about their products or achievements. The mission of the show is to help move America forward by giving American’s entrepreneurs the recognition they need to succeed.

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Education is essential — TPS academic programs.

We truly believe that no child should be left behind. The Pinnacle Schools provides adolescents who are struggling in traditional classrooms with an innovative, individualized adcademic program that is accredited by AdvancED/SACS. Highly Qualified and State Certified teachers, along with the school principal and guidance counselor work closely with students, parents and other school counselors to design a course load that best supports the specific needs of each student. The Pinnacle Schools offer group therapy, anger management, drug/alcohol counseling and life skills classes to its students in a safe learning environment.

The Pinnacle Schools Huntsville

Private Academy, 3001 9th Avenue, SW, Huntsville, AL | (256) 536-9515

RAISE Program, Therapeutic Day School, 9th Avenue, SW, Huntsville, AL |(256) 536-9515


Pinnacle Programs Specialize in Treating:

  • Substance Abuse
  • Anger
  • Poor Peer Relationships
  • Defiance
  • Grief
  • Trauma
  • Truancy/Poor School Performance
  • Impulsiveness
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Reactive Attachment