Private Schools

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

1 Jul, 2020

Why Small Private Schools Are the Best for International Students

2020-07-01T07:20:36-05:00Wednesday, July 1, 2020|Education Info, International students, Private School|

International students who come to America have so much they must adapt to, and quickly! Not only are they tackling everyday life in a different language, but they are attending school in a different educational system. It can also be a very lonely time for these students as they may struggle to make friends. These [...]

9 Jun, 2020

Gillian Lynne’s Story and the Advantages of Private Schools for Gifted Children

2021-08-09T16:31:26-05:00Tuesday, June 9, 2020|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

We've all heard about the advantages of private schools—from the small class sizes to the higher academic standards. Even when it comes to extracurriculars, students from private schools appear to have an advantage over students from public schools. Plus, students in private schools get more personalized attention and are able to develop better as individuals. [...]

25 May, 2020

6 Facts You Need to Know About Private Schools

2020-06-01T08:34:27-05:00Monday, May 25, 2020|Education Info, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

The debate on the difference between public and private schools has been persistent for quite long. And for sure, although both are built on the same model and are fundamentally designed to play the same role, there are things that subtly set them apart. If you are a parent and are thinking of sending your [...]

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 [...]

22 Feb, 2019

Five Reasons Why Private School Might Be the Best Choice for International Students

2019-02-22T12:03:33-06:00Friday, February 22, 2019|Education Info, International students, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Moving to a new school can be an intimidating experience. But moving to a new school in a new culture trumps it all. Yet many international students are flooding American schools in search of quality education. We understand that choosing a school can be a difficult decision for the international student. So we would like [...]

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