Why Go Private

Why Go Private

An Overview Of What San Antonio Private Schools Have To Offer By Bonny Osterhage For San Antonio Academy mom Jane Jones, putting her two boys ages 5 and 6 into the public school system was never an option — even though she is zoned to the coveted Alamo Heights...
Selecting A Private School

Selecting A Private School

How Do You Choose The Best School For Your Child? By Karen Kolivosky Sometimes, which school a child attends is a simple matter of geography: The student enrolls at the nearest public school. However, for parents seeking more of a custom fit for their child, San...
Applying Process

Applying Process

You think you’ve found the perfect school. What’s next? Here’s a step-by-step look at the admissions process. Interviews The initial “getting to know you” part of the process can consist of school tours, classroom observations and interviews with admissions staff. As...
Searching For A School

Searching For A School

What Do You Need To Know ? By Susan Sheffloe Speer Private school. Those two words conjure images of ivy-covered brick walls and well-mannered high-achievers in crisp uniforms. Are you considering private school for your kids? Maybe you’ve always known that your...
Is It The Right School?

Is It The Right School?

The National Association of Independent Schools recommends that parents visit a school, observe carefully and ask themselves these questions: Do the students seem productive, engaged and happy? Does what you see reflect the school’s stated mission? Does the school...
All Boys? All Girls?

All Boys? All Girls?

Is A Single-Gender Education Right For Your Child? As a society, the pendulum swings on gender roles and preferences, starting in early childhood, but the issues go beyond whether boys or girls prefer trucks to dolls or pink and blue. The differences are “real,...
Schools For Special Needs?

Schools For Special Needs?

For a Special Needs Child By Karen Kolivosky When a child has a disability, the right school can help to maximize his or her full potential. Choosing an educational path for a child with special needs is challenging for many reasons, including: • The grieving process....
Why Go Private?

Why Go Private?

An Overview Of What San Antonio Private Schools Have To Offer By Bonny Osterhage For San Antonio Academy mom Jane Jones, putting her two boys ages 5 and 6 into the public school system was never an option — even though she is zoned to the coveted Alamo Heights...
Public Or Private?

Public Or Private?

Choosing the best school for your student Back in the olden days (as my father used to say), when I was approaching high school, people who went to private schools were the rich, the elite. The rest of us who were college-bound, even the most academically talented...