SELECTING A PRIVATE SCHOOL

How do you choose the best Charlotte School for your child? 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, Charlotte and the...

APPLYING PROCESS

You think you’ve found the perfect Charlotte area 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...

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?

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?

For a Special Needs Child When a child has a disability, the right Charlotte 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. Parents...

Why Go Private?

AN OVERVIEW OF WHAT CHARLOTTE PRIVATE SCHOOLS HAVE TO OFFER For one Charlotte NC mom, putting her two boys ages 5 and 6 into the public school system was never an option.. A former teacher in the public school system, she says her decision was largely based on the...