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14 Jul, 2022

The Tenney Difference: The Power of One

2022-07-08T07:20:17-05:00Thursday, July 14, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

The most powerful tool you can give your child is the gift of an education. Unfortunately, not all educational opportunities are created equally. Thus, it is essential that you research to make a decision based on the best options for your child. After all, it is the single biggest decision that will impact their future [...]

26 May, 2021

Considering Private School Types: Which One Is Best for Your Child?

2021-05-28T15:36:12-05:00Wednesday, May 26, 2021|Education Info, Private School|

Elementary Public Schools in the United States started as a one-room schoolhouse and evolved into overcrowded classrooms. Only the wealthiest families could afford to send their children to private schools, which for the most part consisted of boarding schools. Public schools now offer more choices in the way of the Charter and Magnet options. But, today's [...]

27 Dec, 2019

Learning Discipline and Getting a Rounded Education

2020-01-02T08:43:56-06:00Friday, December 27, 2019|Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Private School|

At what point does a student leave school and join the real world? Is it when they get their first job? Is it when they leave high school for college? Is it when they leave college and get a full-time job? There's no way to pinpoint the exact point when you enter the "real world." [...]

16 Dec, 2019

Private Schools Prepare International Students for College

2019-12-17T08:55:36-06:00Monday, December 16, 2019|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, International students, Private School, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

International students have to face many challenges when they come to the United States to study. In fact, there are times when even getting into a school poses a challenge, even if the student is very good at academics. This is because the application process in the United States is very detailed, which is quite [...]

18 Nov, 2019

Why Consider a Private Education for Your Child?

2019-11-18T08:05:07-06:00Monday, November 18, 2019|Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Our children will create the world of tomorrow. And tomorrow is a time and place we don't know. How can we prepare them to take on this challenge with integrity, perseverance, and honor? We give them the education that best fits them. But how do we choose the best school? Here are some of the [...]

2 Aug, 2019

Back to School Season: Is Your Child Enrolled in the Right School?

2019-08-02T08:50:48-05:00Friday, August 2, 2019|Education Info, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

Back to school season is just around the corner. You may already have started school supply shopping, picking up notebooks, pencils, and crayons. As you're setting up for the back to school season, however, there are more important decisions to make than what color your child's backpack should be. First, look for these signs that [...]

10 Jun, 2019

Getting Ready for 6th Grade: Give Your Child What They Need for this Important Transitional Time

2019-06-10T14:15:15-05:00Monday, June 10, 2019|Education Info, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

Most of us remember, and a few of us still have nightmares about our transition from elementary school to 6th grade. But, the graduation from 5th grade also calls for a celebration. The increased responsibility for one's education comes at a time when many other changes, both physical and emotional, take place to set up [...]

27 May, 2019

Helping International Students Adjust to Language and Culture

2019-05-24T13:54:46-05:00Monday, May 27, 2019|Education Info, International students, Learning Environment, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

The number of international students coming to the United States to attend colleges and universities continues to grow. Currently, over 1.5 million international students take college classes in the United States. Additionally, more and more international junior and senior high school students attend school in the United States. Of course, many of these international students [...]

24 May, 2019

Is Private School the Best Alternative School Choice for your Child?

2019-05-24T12:33:46-05:00Friday, May 24, 2019|Education Info, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary defines an alternative school as, "an educational program or system that is separate from a mainstream educational program or system and that is designed especially for students with academic or behavioral difficulties." Though alternative schools began to help those with academic or social problems succeed, the idea of the non-traditional school now encompasses [...]

15 Apr, 2019

Is Private School Really Better Than Your Local Public School?

2019-04-15T14:12:53-05:00Monday, April 15, 2019|Education Info, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

When you are thinking about where to send your child to school you may find yourself in the midst of an overwhelming task. Of course, you always want what is best for your child, but when local, Houston public schools are raising standards and offering more college readiness classes, is the cost of sending your [...]

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