524. Silverado Academy
Silverado Academy located near Panguitch, Utah was a program which was only open for 5 years. In the start it was only for boys, but also made a campus for girls later.
The management of the facility was poor from the vary start. No background check were made of employees. In 2008 an employee was arrested for identity theft. Shortly before the closure the police arrested an employee for sex abuse against the teenagers.
It could not have been fun to be there as a teenager.
- Families sue Utah school over alleged sex abuse by counselor (Salt Lake Tribune)
- 12 STEP Troubled Teen School Silverado Academy Utah Employee Rapes Students (NA DAYTONA)
- Attorneys claim 10 sex abuse victims at school just ‘tip of the iceberg’ (KSL news)
- Amended civil suit against former boys ranch alleges abuse, cover-up (Deseret News)