Sedona Sky Academy

Executive Contact: Tammy P. Behrmann

Admissions Contact: Paul Ravenscratt


Work Phone: 928-567-1322

Fax: (928) 567-1323


Address 1: 3095 Coronado Trail

City: Rimrock

State: AZ

Zip: 86335

Specific Program Type: Therapeutic Boarding School

Specific Age Range: 13 to 17

Specific Gender Type: Girls Only

Description: Sedona Sky Academy students and staff work together as a team to create a community of warmth, respect, mutual cooperation, friendship, and leadership. Each student learns to confront the past and look forward to the future. Students work to become the best they can be emotionally, mentally, physically, spiritually, and socially.

Sedona Sky Academy serves young women 13-17 years of age who exhibit one or more of the following: Poor Choice of Friends, Drug and Alcohol Use, Depression, Anger, Low Self-Esteem, Peer Conflict, Poor Impulse Control, adoption issues, etc.

Sedona Sky Academy provides an innovative and comprehensive approach with all aspects of the program designed to enhance self-esteem, self-awareness, self-reliance, self-confidence and self-management. The highly advanced and unique Horsemanship program which is the primary platform for all other aspects of the program. Students learn to build relationships, set appropriate boundaries and to learn important lessons about themselves while training and working with young Thoroughbred and Quarter Horses.

Sedona Sky utilizes an extremely diversified therapeutic program which includes individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, family workshops and equine therapy. Also providing a fully accredited, college-preparatory, academic curriculum led by credentialed teachers. Students participate in required core classes as well as an extensive selection of extra curricular classes including art, drama, dance, choir, yoga, PE. 99% of SSA seniors are accepted into college and also score above the national average on SAT/ACT tests.

SSA offers a comprehensive wellness program, and a structured living environment. Students also participate in a number of additional programs such as competitive sports-basketball, softball, soccer and volleyball, hiking, equestrian riding, and extensive community service programs.

Individual Psychotherapy Available: Yes

Accreditation Licensure Approval: Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Behavioral Health Licensing; CARF; AdvancED; Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS)

Program Type: Residential Treatment Center

Age Range: Young People 12 to 18

Gender Type: Girls Only