Lakeland Grace Academy


Lakeland Grace Academy is a Christ-Centered boarding school and home for girls with life-controlling issues. We seek to address the root causes of dangerous behavioral issues in our students. AtLakeland Grace Academy, your daughter will be in a safe boarding school environment designed to provide structure, discipline and authentic Christian discipleship.

Lakeland Grace Academy is a part of Teen Challenge International, we help teenage girls, ages 13-17, find their identity in Christ and to fulfill their God-given destiny and purpose. LGA stands apart from other Christian boarding schools because we are designed to work with difficult girls. Our decisions and interactions with each girl are Christ-centered. We believe that Jesus is enough to meet the deepest needs of even the most troubled girl. Behavior modification is not our goal. We long to see and work to inspire authentic change that will last for a lifetime, possible only through the work of the Holy Spirit. We are staffed with people whose hearts beat for God and for the young ladies He brings to us.

girls-at-lakelandWe help girls with behavioral or rebellion issues, low self-esteem, or depression. We provide a unique atmosphere with personal attention to help each girl get back on track and develop positive life strategies. Our students learn the necessary skills to prepare them for the future while they become confident and secure.

Progress of our students is based on a collaborative and collective effort of the child’s counselor, staff, and parents. Counseling is provided through a faith-based holistic approach and is unique to each student’s needs. To move to higher levels in our program, students must prove themselves to be worthy of that level.

A Christian Boarding School that Solves Behavioral Issues

Lakeland Grace Academy offers help for adolescents and teens ages 13-17 who are struggling with various behavioral issues or rebellion. Some of those issues may include:

• Poor Decision Making
• Rebellion or Defiant Behavior
• Lying or Manipulation
• Stealing
• Promiscuity
• Drug and Alcohol Use or Abuse
• Self-harm or Cutting
• Eating Disorders
• Running Away
• Difficulty Progressing in a Traditional School Setting

Teen Challenge programs all encourage their students to believe, in faith, that understanding and applying biblical principles will not only help them conquer the various obstacles to healing and peace in their lives, but will also bring them to a place of freedom and victory.