Private School Versus Public School

In comparing private school versus public school, there are many factors to take into account. Every child is different, and so when evaluating schools I encourage parents and students to look for the best fit for their unique situation, rather than an objective “best” school. That being said, there are some key differences in the private school versus public school matchup. Continue reading Private School Versus Public School

Exploring the Northeast: Boarding Schools in New York

Did you know that nearly half of all boarding schools in the US are located in the Northeast? According to Boarding School Review, 45 percent of all boarding schools are in this region. That’s why this blog series is looking at boarding schools in the Northeastern part of the country, and what sets them apart from other schools. Last week, we talked about boarding schools in New England. This week, we’re discussing boarding schools in New York.  Continue reading Exploring the Northeast: Boarding Schools in New York

Exploring the Northeast: Boarding Schools in New England

When looking at options for high school, many students look to schools in the Northeast, which is home to 140 boarding schools. According to Boarding School Review, that means that nearly half of the boarding schools in the US are located in this region. In this blog series, we’ll look at boarding schools in the Northeastern part of the country, and what sets them apart from other schools. First up, boarding schools in New England.

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Are boarding schools better than public schools?

 

Every week I write about the benefits of boarding schools, but what I haven’t shared are my own reasons for choosing boarding school versus public school. I attended my local public schools through the end of my ninth grade year, but enrolled as a day student at a local boarding school beginning in tenth grade. While I can’t speak for everyone, I can give you my answer to one of the most common questions asked: are boarding schools better than public schools?

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Cheshire Academy: The Student-Centered School