Category Archives: Advantages of Military Schools and Boarding Schools

Posts in this category describe the advantages of a military school high school education.

How Military School Motivates Teens to Succeed

Military School Student

I think you will agree when I say: Raising teens today is difficult and making them interested in the value of their own education can be a herculean task.  For many teens, spending time studying and focusing on realistic goals is secondary to the immediate satisfaction of computer games and their social media accounts. How do you get a teen to focus on what is truly important – their character and education?   What can you do to help them develop the maturity, independence, self-confidence and team skills required to be successful in today’s world?  It turns out, you can dramatically change a teen’s perspective (and prospects) by challenging them to … Continue reading

Advantages of Boarding School

Texas Boarding Schools

What is a Boarding School? Boarding schools are residential private schools, which means students live at school during the academic year. Their main mission is to provide a learning community where students can concentrate on their studies, mature and reach their full potential. There is not an archetypal student who attends boarding school. Students come from all walks of life, have varied academic abilities, and a range of interests. Read: Boarding School 101: What is a Boarding School? Boarding School Types There are different types of boarding schools and each caters to the needs of different groups of children. The basic categories include: College prep or Therapeutic Military, Religious or … Continue reading

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

Boarding Schools in Texas: Their Missions

Texas Boarding School

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