Student in the Pinnacle Private School & Academy

Individualized Education & Behavioral Health Services

Therapeutic Day School for Grades 6-12

Pinnacle Private Academy

Pinnacle Private Academy was developed several years ago when a group of professionals recognized the need for an individualized, accredited academic program in a safe, smaller environment for students that struggle in traditional classrooms. With Highly Qualified and State Certified teachers in the classroom and experienced and licensed mental health professionals on the premises, students in grades 6-12 can enjoy a self-paced work environment with few distractions and one-on-one attention when needed.

Students can attend the Private Academy for one class, one semester, or complete their high school requirements and graduate through the The Pinnacle Schools which is accredited by AdvancED/SACS. 

Students that live in Huntsville and surrounding areas attend the tuition-based school half-day or full-day throughout the year. Students that live outside of the area may continue their high school courses through Pinnacle's Virtual School. These students are required to secure an approved proctor to supervise pre-tests, post-tests and an exam at the end of the semester.

Private Academy Student Profile

  • Struggling with learning differences
  • Requiring credit recovery
  • Performs better in a self-paced, flexible learning environment
  • Struggling with mental health challenges such as low self-esteem, anxiety, depression, family dysfunction, Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Struggling with substance abuse or addiction
  • Need separation from negative peer influences
  • Seeking early entrance to college, military or work force
  • Have fallen behind due to illness or family relocation

Hallmarks of Pinnacle Private Academy

  • AdvancED/SACS accredited curriculum
  • Highly Qualified, State Certified teachers
  • Highly Qualified, State Certified SPED coordinators and teachers
  • Mental health professions available
  • Individualized learning plan/flexible learning pace
  • Small classrooms with individual work stations
  • Full range core curriculum, honors, college prep and electives
  • Rolling admissions
  • One-on-one tutoring available
  • Psycho-educational assessments as needed
  • Behavioral health services available for extended day students

Key Contacts for the Pinnacle Private Academy

Director of Education: Rick White
[email protected]

SPEC Coordinator: Aletha Howie
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