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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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Boarding Schools in Texas: Why Boarding School?

Texas Boarding Schools

Boarding Schools in Texas: Why Boarding School? Have you ever wondered why a parent should send his or her child to a boarding school when there are public schools, private day schools and charter schools to choose from? As it turns out, parents have several valid and well-rationalized reasons for choosing a boarding school. Discover why you may want to send your son or daughter to a boarding school in Texas.   Eight Common Reasons Parents Choose Boarding School Special Programs: Many boarding schools offer classes and extra-curricular activities that are not available in local public high schools. Specialized programs can range from film-making and pilot training, to boxing and sailing. Special … Continue reading

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Boarding School 101: What is Boarding School?

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Boarding School 101: What is Boarding School? Boarding schools are residential private schools, which means students live at school during the academic year. They resemble colleges in that students live in dorms or residence halls, but they primarily serve secondary school students. A boarding school’s main goal is to provide a learning community where students can concentrate on their studies, mature and reach their full potential. Whether you must send your teenager to boarding school for work-related reasons or simply want your child to receive the best education possible, read on to learn about the different types of boarding schools in the United States. Two Main Categories of Boarding School: Therapeutic … Continue reading

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Boarding Schools: Not Just for Troubled Teens

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Boarding Schools: Not Just for Troubled Teens There is a misconception by some that boarding schools are a last resort for troubled teens.  Certainly there are a number of therapeutic boarding schools that are aimed at teenagers with behavioral and/or substance abuse problems, but by and large the mission of most boarding schools is to prepare boy and girls for the rigorous coursework of selective colleges and shape them into independent, responsible and moral adults. Boarding schools offer the ideal learning environment for college-bound students by providing a focused, educational setting that allows them to concentrate on their studies. While some boarding schools, particularly military boarding schools, can help teenagers … Continue reading

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