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8 Apr, 2024

What to Look For on Private School Tours

2024-04-08T14:56:22-05:00Monday, April 8, 2024|Education Info, Learning Environment, Parents, Private School|

As the season for school tours approaches, families are getting ready to explore potential educational options for their children. It can be a daunting task, but with the right guidance, it can also be an exciting and informative experience. When visiting a school, there are several important factors to consider, from the facilities and [...]

5 Apr, 2024

What You Need to Know About STAAR Testing in 2024

2024-04-05T09:57:14-05:00Friday, April 5, 2024|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Learning Environment, Parents|

STAAR testing season is upon us here in Texas and we've got all the information to make sure you're prepared for the upcoming season of STAAR! What is STAAR Testing? The State of Texas Assessment of Academic readiness or known as STAAR is a form of standardized testing that the state of Texas has [...]

25 Mar, 2024

How to Make New Friends at School | 5 Tips For Success

2024-03-20T10:40:40-05:00Monday, March 25, 2024|Education Info, Learning Environment, Parents, Student Health|

Starting at a new school can be stressful for many new students. Making friends may seem intimidating with many students wondering how to make new friends at school. I want to share some strategies that are effective in meeting new people. 1. Ask For Directions Asking for directions around the school is a great [...]

16 Jan, 2024

How Much is Private School?

2024-01-08T10:20:10-06:00Tuesday, January 16, 2024|Education Info, Private School|

Private schools, while known for their improved education, are also notorious for being expensive. While there's no simple answer to the question of how much is a private school, we can offer some insight into what to expect from each type of private school. Why Are Private Schools Expensive? Private schools are known for [...]

15 Dec, 2023

Benefits of a Small Classroom

2023-11-29T09:44:16-06:00Friday, December 15, 2023|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

Classroom size is an important factor for a student's education. I want to discuss why smaller classrooms have a number of benefits that should not be overlooked when considering a school. 1. More Individualized Learning One of the biggest advantages of a smaller classroom is the individualized nature of them. While this varies depending on [...]

12 Dec, 2023

The Benefits of a Low Student Teacher Ratio

2023-11-28T13:30:19-06:00Tuesday, December 12, 2023|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

When researching schools you may have come across the term "student teacher ratio". There's a number of benefits to having a low student teacher ratio and I want to discuss what these are and why it matters so much. What is Student Teacher Ratio? The student teacher ratio is a measure of the schools total [...]

5 Dec, 2023

Graduating Early From High School | 5 Benefits and Why

2023-12-05T08:26:48-06:00Tuesday, December 5, 2023|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Parents, Private School|

Graduating early from high school can be an exciting prospect for many students. Chances are you're already considering it if you're coming across this article. That's why I want to give you 5 benefits for graduating early from high school to see if it's right for you! 1. Taking a Gap Year Many high [...]

1 Dec, 2023

Why Homework Should Not Be Banned

2023-11-15T10:50:42-06:00Friday, December 1, 2023|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

It's no surprise that many students wish that homework did not exist. It's an age old problem since students began coming to school. While homework can be a lot of work I want to discuss some reasons why homework should not be banned. It's actually more helpful than you'd think. Reason 1: Repetition Matters Believe [...]

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