Welcome, CRA Alumni

While at Compass Rose Academy, you experienced healing and growth through being part of a supportive community that gathered around you with grace and truth. The Alumni Association provides a way for you to continue to experience the healing power of connection through an ongoing community of support. Stay Connected, Unique, Loved, and Empowered through ongoing connection with others on a shared journey of growth and healing.

  • February 01

    Compass Rose Academy to close doors after 12 years

    Compass Rose Academy (CRA) was started in 2012 as an effort to supplement revenue of DCS funded programming. In 11+ years, CRA has served 233 girls and families with much success. However, in those 11 years CRA has sustained major financial loss, therefore since revenue can no longer sustain the…

  • January 23

    Reflections from the Annual NATSAP Conference

    My team of directors and I had the opportunity to travel to the annual NATSAP conference recently for programs and educational consultants who serve teens and young adults needing therapeutic treatment. Aside from having a great time connecting with colleagues and friends while skipping out on the arctic blast happening…

  • December 14

    Lift Up Your Eyes

    This past year I have spent a great deal of time dwelling on Isaiah’s words found in Chapter 9, often repeated around this season: “The time of darkness and despair will not go on forever…The people who walk in darkness will see a great light. For those who live in…

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Join the Team!

The Alumni Association events and communications are open to all former students and parents who desire to stay connected. We are looking for Alumni Parents who would like to participate in the Alumni Association Committee to help with communication, event planning, and other activities. Email [email protected] and let us know you’re interested in learning more about the committee!

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It was a good experience to share our experience since graduation and to hear that our challenges are not unique. We found it encouraging to talk with other parents who understood this parenting road, and as always, traveled home refreshed to keep moving forward in our journey.

Alumni Reunion Attendee



Students served since 2012.



Graduations in 2022 and year to date as of March 2023.



Families active in the brand new CRA Alumni Association.


Upcoming Alumni Events

June 20


We are looking forward to hosting parents for summer parent weekend starting on Thursday, June 20th and wrapping up Sunday, June 23rd. The focus of this parent weekend will be REALITY – I am loved.

July 01

Summer Break

September 19


We welcome our CRA families to campus for our Fall Parent Weekend, September 19-22, 2024! Special guests include alumni parents who share how Compass Rose has helped their daughters and themselves grow as individuals and as a family.

December 12

Winter Parent Weekend

We are excited to host parents around the holiday season for a winter parent weekend focused on Bonding. This will begin Thursday, December 12th and conclude Sunday. December 15th.

December 20

Winter Break

Tell Us Your Story

We want to hear from you! Where has your path taken you since graduating from CRA? How did your time at CRA help launch you into living a life of purpose?

Share Your Story


Give the gift of healing and growth. Gifts to Compass Rose can be designated toward capital projects, the general fund, or financial assistance for current/future students.