Lakeside Academy

Lakeside Academy

3921 Oakland Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Gender: Male and Female
Age Range: 12 and Under, 12 - 17

Phone: (269) 202-5536
Fax: 269-381-5332

Program type: Both - Boarding Schools, Boys Only Boarding Schools, Girls Only Boarding Schools, Residential Treatment, Therapeutic Boarding Schools


Lakeside for Children was established by community leaders in 1907. The original facility was a farmhouse on 46 acres of land and first served nine boys who worked the grounds to learn employable agricultural skills and attended community schools. Over the years, Lakeside grew into a 79-bed facility that served boys, girls and sexual offenders. In July, 2007, Lakeside for Children entered into a management agreement with Sequel Youth and Family Services, who began managing the facility under the name Lakeside Academy.

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Average Length of Stay: 3 to 6 Months

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Accredited school on site: No

Spiritual component: No

Christian programming: No

Family counseling available: Yes

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