Private School

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 Jan, 2024

What Qualifies a Child for the Gifted and Talented Program?

2024-01-11T11:44:57-06:00Monday, January 15, 2024|Customized Curriculum, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

While most parents believe their child is gifted at something, most people don’t know if or how their child can be accepted into a Gifted and Talented (GT) program. Federal criteria for GT programs is somewhat fuzzy, making the issue even more confusing. Let’s take a closer look at the Gifted and Talented program [...]

5 Jan, 2024

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing a School

2023-12-06T09:50:07-06:00Friday, January 5, 2024|Education Info, Learning Environment, Transition Between Schools|

When choosing a school, it's important to consider that the education your child receives will have a long-lasting impact on their life. Before spring break, many students will hear which schools they have been accepted to and will attend in the next school year. With so many options available to students these days, making [...]

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 [...]

3 Nov, 2023

Private Schools: What Are They and Are They All the Same?

2023-11-03T15:10:12-05:00Friday, November 3, 2023|Private School|

Whether your child is about to enter the fifth grade or the twelfth grade, if you're thinking about sending them to a private school, you need to know a little bit of information about the different types available to students. There are several kinds of private schools. Although each is similar in that they [...]

17 Oct, 2023

The Best Types of Schools for Students With ADHD

2023-10-17T15:28:38-05:00Tuesday, October 17, 2023|Private School|

ADHD students may face a number of unique struggles in the classroom. Not only can they struggle more with boredom, including struggling to focus on tasks that they do not consider compelling, but they may need to take more breaks during the day, spend more time moving, or have the freedom to focus more [...]

12 Sep, 2023

Choose Tenney: Why Parents Are Enrolling Their Children in Private School

2023-09-12T13:37:50-05:00Tuesday, September 12, 2023|Private School|

Deciding whether to send your child to a private school can be challenging. As a parent, you want to ensure that your child is getting the best education possible. You must make the right decision. When you're debating between sending your child to public school and sending your child to private school, there are a few [...]

22 Jun, 2023

Understanding the Differences Between Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement Courses

2023-06-22T09:12:19-05:00Thursday, June 22, 2023|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Private School|

Before your high school student chooses which classes to take, it's important to understand the differences between Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment classes. Although each course is designed to be rigorous and college-level, there are a few significant differences between the two formats. Here's an introduction to college-level courses at The Tenney School: Why Take [...]

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