Boarding Schools in Texas: Their Missions

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Boarding Schools in Texas: Who Are They? Read Their Mission Statement. If you’re searching for boarding schools in Texas, it’s important to know which one offers the right educational program for your son or daughter. As you research the schools, your first step should be to read the school’s mission statement! A school’s mission statement is important because it: a) tells you the school’s purpose; and b) describes the school’s basic educational philosophy. Reading the mission statement will immediately tell you what the school is about and if the school is an option for your child. This simple step will save you time in your research. If the mission statement sounds like it … Continue reading

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Five Good Reasons to Choose a Texas Boarding School

Texas Boarding School

Five Good Reasons to Choose a Texas Boarding School If you only want to look at boarding schools in your home state, keep this mind: Boarding schools are not colleges; most of them do not offer in-state tuition. Unless you are saving a substantial amount of money keeping your high school student close by, you should seriously consider a Texas boarding school. It’s easy for students and parents to fall in love with Texas because this state is the “total package.” Weather!: Even if you lived in the northernmost part of the state, Texas’ weather is hard to beat. When most days of the years are sunny, warm and dry, … Continue reading

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Boarding Schools in Texas: An Interactive Map

A map of Texas boarding schools

Boarding Schools in Texas: An Interactive Map Are you looking for a Texas boarding school? There are at least eight well-known, college-prep boarding schools in Texas for you to consider. Each one offers a small learning community and teaches the core subjects students need to master for college. Each one, however, is unique in its offerings. Some of the boarding schools are founded on religious principles while some are rooted in military tradition. Most of the boarding schools are co-ed, but a few of them are single-gender and only accept boys or girls. By deciding what is right for your child, you can easily whittle down your boarding school choices. … Continue reading

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Is Your Teen Ready for College?

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Is Your Teen Ready for College? How to Prepare Your High School Student for College If it’s your goal for your teenager to attend a reputable college, then you’ll need to answer the following five questions to determine if he or she is truly college-ready and what you can do to increase the odds. 1. Is your teen taking a college-placement curriculum? Competitive colleges require high school students to complete four years of math, science and English as well as two years of the same foreign language. If your teen is on track, it is vital for your child to continue passing all of his or her core subjects to … Continue reading

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