Therapeutic Day School

Private & Alternative Schools in Huntsville, AL

Elk River Treatment Program

Short-term and advanced residential treatment programs for adolescents. Flexible length of stay.

Accredited Academics

Year-round education for grades 6 - 12. Day school or residential.

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

Teens that are struggling find the right path at Pinnacle.

Whether you are searching for a therapeutic day school in Huntsville, Alabama or a residential treatment program for your teenager, help is here. Our caring and trained staff will assist you in finding 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 more: 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 online school program with Highly Qualified and Certified teachers in the classroom and online. The school principal and counselors 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 therapeutic as well as academic support by providing additional life skills counseling, anger management classes, and drug and alcohol counseling - all in a safe learning environment.

The Pinnacle Schools Huntsville

Academy Private School, 9th Avenue, SW, Huntsville, AL | (256) 428-7480

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


Typical student profile

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Anger
  • Poor Peer Relationships
  • Defiance
  • Truancy/Poor School Performance
  • Impulsiveness
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Reactive Attachment