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 [...]

2 Jan, 2021

Enrolling Your Child in a Smaller School Will Help Them Form More Meaningful Relationships

2021-01-02T09:07:37-06:00Saturday, January 2, 2021|Learning Environment|

We all want the best education for our children. However, in addition to academics and life-learning skills, we also want them to experience enjoyment and fulfillment while in school. Thus, forming meaningful and long-lasting relationships. So, when we select a school for our child, we must consider not only how the school fares academically, but also [...]

5 Dec, 2020

A Small School Can Be a Great Fit for Many Students

2020-12-05T08:10:13-06:00Saturday, December 5, 2020|Learning Environment|

Some students thrive on getting lost in a crowd and being one of many. However, most will appreciate the advantages offered by a smaller school. Benefits of a Small School Students attending a smaller school will realize some fairly obvious benefits as well as those that are more intangible or unexpected. Smaller Class Size Predictably, [...]

27 Jan, 2020

The Benefits of Small Class Sizes for Students

2020-01-25T08:44:38-06:00Monday, January 27, 2020|Learning Environment, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

We've all heard that small class sizes are good for the education of a child (or even an adult, if you're considering college students). When you look at the brochures for many private schools and colleges, small class size is always one of the things that they mention as one of their advantages over other [...]

9 Dec, 2019

Thriving in Small Schools

2019-12-10T09:15:23-06:00Monday, December 9, 2019|Education Info, Learning Environment, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

With so many educational choices available today, the controversy continues to grow on what type of school makes the most sense for any given individual student. The term 'small school' represents a relative term; however, most would define a small school as enrolling 400 students or fewer. Small schools may take the form of a [...]

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 [...]

28 Oct, 2019

How Small Schools Can Help with Teen Anxiety and Depression

2019-10-26T11:46:41-05:00Monday, October 28, 2019|Learning Environment, Parents, Private School, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

Teen Anxiety and Depression Increasingly, children and teens of all ages struggle with anxiety and depression. It's still too early for research to verify for certain, but many professionals believe that the steadily increasing rate of teen anxiety and depression can be attributed to the increasing use of social media, smartphones, and the internet. If [...]

30 Sep, 2019

How Can a Small School Help Students?

2019-09-27T13:45:46-05:00Monday, September 30, 2019|Learning Strategies, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Small School Communication to Creativity There are many ways in which students can benefit from going to a small school. Not only are they going to get personalized attention which may not be possible in a public school, but each and every area of their life will also improve. Through better communication with their teachers [...]

28 Aug, 2019

Competition vs. Achievement at a Small School

2019-08-28T13:00:05-05:00Wednesday, August 28, 2019|Learning Environment, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

There are many benefits to sending your child to a small school. First of all, this will guarantee that the child gets more personalized attention from the teachers. So if they need more help with something, they are likely to get it at a small school. On the other hand, if they're picking up something [...]

21 Jun, 2019

Four Students Who Learn Better at a Smaller School

2019-06-21T14:34:03-05:00Friday, June 21, 2019|Learning Environment, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

No two students exactly are the same. And it makes sense that different students learn better in different situations. At The Tenney School, we understand that "one size fits all" does not apply to education. For instance, many young people attend public school, where hundreds of students are crammed into one building. But a big [...]

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