25 Mar, 2022

Everything You Need to Know About the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)

2022-03-21T14:32:32-05:00Friday, March 25, 2022|Education Info, Parents, Testing Strategies, Transition Between Schools|

The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) is a reasoning and achievement test by the Educational Records Bureau. Over 1200 private schools use the test to evaluate children for entry into grades 2 to 12 around the country. The aim is to assess applicants' skills, ranking them for their reasoning and achievement among students at the same [...]

16 Feb, 2022

What to Do If You Live Near a Great Elementary School But a Poor Middle School District

2022-02-16T07:28:24-06:00Wednesday, February 16, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

Choosing the appropriate school for your child can have a huge impact on his or her academic achievement. The good news is that there are numerous educational options available nowadays, from homeschooling, online schools, charter schools, and private schools, in addition to the public school down the street. These options can be overwhelming and one [...]

10 Jan, 2022

Why It Is Never Too Late to Switch to a Private School?

2022-01-10T10:23:07-06:00Monday, January 10, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

Do you have a high school-aged child that you would like to switch to a private school? Are you worried that it may be too late for them? In reality, it is never too late to switch to a private school. Even if your child is a senior, you can find success for your child. [...]

29 Mar, 2021

Six Things That Make a School Great

2021-03-24T14:54:13-05:00Monday, March 29, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

There are lots of schools across the nation that claim to be great. What does that actually mean, though? Some schools tout impressive test scores or the number of advanced placement classes they offer. Others speak of their educated staff members. Is that really what makes a school great? Here are six things that make [...]

8 Mar, 2021

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing a School

2021-03-02T07:28:57-06:00Monday, March 8, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Transition Between Schools|

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 a decision can become overwhelming. Understanding the important factors to [...]

23 Jan, 2021

The Effect High School Cheating Has on Kids

2021-01-23T09:32:49-06:00Saturday, January 23, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

Cheating is omnipresent in schools across the globe. The pressure of being successful in school is leading a lot of students down this cheating path. Students see it as a way to get through their classes without considering the long term effects it can have. Cheating is extremely detrimental to students and prevents teachers from [...]

18 Jan, 2021

Why I’m a Public School Teacher But a Private School Parent

2022-02-14T13:19:48-06:00Monday, January 18, 2021|Education Info, Private School, Teachers|

I’m a public school teacher. I love my job. I love my students. I love my school! And I’m sending my kids to a private school anyway. I know this is going to sound hypocritical, but this is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made - as a parent and as a teacher. [...]

13 Jan, 2021

3 Reasons Why International Students Thrive in Private Schools

2021-01-14T12:17:59-06:00Wednesday, January 13, 2021|Education Info, International students, Private School|

According to the Institute of International Education, between the years 2004 and 2016, the number of international students coming to the United States to complete high school nearly tripled. Many of these students, hoping to leverage their diplomas into admission into U.S.-based undergraduate programs, have chosen to pursue their studies in private schools. This is [...]

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