why small schools are better

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 [...]

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 [...]

25 Jul, 2019

How a Small School Will Help to Identify Your Child’s Strengths and Weaknesses

2020-09-30T07:45:30-05:00Thursday, July 25, 2019|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Attending a small school can be incredibly advantageous for any individual student. Whether your student is not socially ready for the environment at a large school with so much ongoing commotion, or your student is serious about their studies and wants to focus on learning – a small school could be a great fit for [...]

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 [...]

8 Mar, 2019

What the Traditional Classroom Gets Wrong and How to Address It

2019-03-08T08:27:08-06:00Friday, March 8, 2019|Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Education is a cornerstone of our society, and for as long as people have been living and working together, there has been some form of education to help them learn and grow. Over time, the needs of society change and our understanding of how people learn best advances. When this happens, we have to adjust [...]

5 Feb, 2019

Why Should I Give Private School a Chance? Why People Often Avoid Private Schools

2019-02-05T06:03:11-06:00Tuesday, February 5, 2019|Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

"Is private school or public school right for my child?" This is a huge question for any parent and one that deserves some thought. Many parents end up avoiding private schools without giving them a chance. Sending your child to public school is definitely the easier route. But sometimes the easiest is not always best. Here, we seek [...]

6 Nov, 2018

5 Signs That Your Child Would Do Better in a Small School

2018-11-08T09:39:29-06:00Tuesday, November 6, 2018|Learning Environment, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Not every child is cut out for the constant press and hustle of large public schools. While it's true that some children thrive in a crowded environment and rise to the top surrounded by hundreds and thousands of peers, not every child is like this. Many children are quiet, reserved, or work better in small [...]

28 Sep, 2018

Tailored Learning: Improving Your Child’s Academic Success

2018-09-28T10:30:12-05:00Friday, September 28, 2018|Customized Curriculum, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

You want your child to excel in all areas of school. Not only can their grades have a big impact on their ability go to college, acquire scholarships, and get the future job they've always wanted, you want them to have the kind of success that will help propel them to take on future challenges. [...]

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