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Welcome to Franklin Academy

Alternative High School in East Haddam CT

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be in a safe school community where making life-long friends was easy, where teachers understood you, where classes were challenging and fun, where alternative thinking was embraced, and where you could become an independent, self-confident young person eager and ready for the college experience? If you visit Franklin Academy, you can stop wondering.

At Franklin Academy we believe our students have the greatest upside potential of any group of young people today.  And, if the learning environment is right, they will be able to realize that potential, go on to higher education, and make their mark on the world. Indeed our graduates have proven this to be true!

Please explore this website and call us if you have further questions.  Better yet, arrange for a visit to campus to see first hand the important and transformative work we do here.

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