eBook Private Secondary Schools 2015-16, 36th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0768939550
  • ISBN-13: 9780768939552
  • DDC: 373.222
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1032 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Peterson's Private Secondary Schools 2015-16 is everything parents need to find the right private secondary school for their child. This valuable resource allows students and parents to compare and select from more than 1,000 schools in the U.S. and Canada, and around the world. Schools featured include independent day schools, special needs schools, and boarding schools (including junior boarding schools for middle-school students). Helpful information listed for each of these schools include: school's area of specialization, setting, affiliation, accreditation, tuition, financial aid, student body, faculty, academic programs, social life, admission information, contacts, and more. Also includes helpful articles on the merits of private education, planning a successful school search, searching for private schools online, finding the perfect match, paying for a private education, tips for taking the necessary standardized tests, semester programs and understanding the private schools' admission application form and process.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
A Note from Peterson's® Editors.
What You Should Know About Private Education.
1: Why Choose an Independent School?.
2: Independent Day Schools: The Best of Both Worlds.
3: Why Boarding School: Reasons I Chose This Path and Why You Might, Too.
4: Study Confirms Benefits of Boarding School.
5: Semester Schools: Great Opportunities.
6: Why a Therapeutic Or Special Needs School?.
7: Finding the Perfect Match.
8: Tips for a Successful School Search.
9: Understanding the Admission Application Form.
10: About Admission Tests and the SSAT.
11: About the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE).
12: Paying for a Private School Education.
13: How to Use This Guide.
Quick-Reference Chart.
14: Private Secondary Schools At-a-Glance.
Traditional Day and Boarding Schools.
15: Acacia Academy.
16: The Academy at Charlemont.
17: Academy at the Lakes.
18: The Academy for Gifted Children (Pace).
19: Academy of Holy Angels.
20: Academy of Our Lady of Guam.
21: Academy of Our Lady of Peace.
22: Academy of the Holy Cross.
23: Academy of the Holy Family.
24: Academy of the New Church Boys' School.
25: Academy of the New Church Girls' School.
26: Academy of the Sacred Heart.
27: Academy of the Sacred Heart.
28: Académie Ste Cécile International School.
29: Advanced Academy of Georgia.
30: The Agnes Irwin School.
31: Albuquerque Academy.
32: Alexander Dawson School.
33: Alleman High School.
34: Allendale Columbia School.
35: All Hallows High School.
36: Allison Academy.
37: All Saints' Academy.
38: Alma Heights Christian High School.
39: Alpha Omega Academy.
40: Alverno High School.
41: American Academy.
42: The American Boychoir School.
43: American Christian Academy.
44: American Community Schools of Athens.
45: American Heritage School.
46: American Heritage School.
47: The American School Foundation.
48: The American School of Madrid.
49: American School of Paris.
50: Andrews Osborne Academy.
51: Annie Wright School.
52: Archbishop Alter High School.
53: Archbishop Curley High School.
54: Archbishop Hoban High School.
55: Archbishop Mitty High School.
56: Archbishop Shaw High School.
57: Archbishop Thomas J. Murphy High School.
58: Archmere Academy.
59: Arete Preparatory Academy.
60: Army and Navy Academy.
61: Arthur Morgan School.
62: Ashbury College.
63: Ashley Hall.
64: The Athenian School.
65: Athens Academy.
66: Atlanta International School.
67: Augusta Christian School.
68: Augusta Preparatory Day School.
69: Austin Preparatory School.
70: Austin Waldorf School.
71: Bachman Academy.
72: Balboa City School.
73: The Baldwin School.
74: Baldwin School of Puerto Rico.
75: Balmoral Hall School.
76: The Baltimore Actors' Theatre Conservatory.
77: Bancroft School.
78: Bangor Christian School.
79: Barnstable Academy.
80: Barrie School.
81: Battle Ground Academy.
82: Bay Ridge Preparatory School.
83: The Bay School of San Francisco.
84: Bayview Glen School.
85: Bearspaw Christian School.
86: Beaver Country Day School.
87: The Beekman School.
88: Belen Jesuit Preparatory School.
89: Bellarmine College Preparatory.
90: Bellarmine-Jefferson High School.
91: Benedictine High School.
92: Benet Academy.
93: Ben Franklin Academy.
94: The Benjamin School.
95: Berkeley Carroll School.
96: Berkeley Preparatory School.
97: Berkshire School.
98: Berwick Academy.
99: Besant Hill School.
100: Beth Haven Christian School.
101: The Birch Wathen Lenox School.
102: Bishop Brady High School.
103: Bishop Connolly High School.
104: Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School.
105: Bishop Eustace Preparatory School.
106: Bishop Fenwick High School.
107: Bishop Guertin High School.
108: Bishop Hendricken High School.
109: Bishop Ireton High School.
110: Bishop John J. Snyder High School.
111: Bishop Kelly High School.
112: Bishop Kenny High School.
113: Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School.
114: Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School.
115: Bishop McNamara High School.
116: Bishop Miege High School.
117: Bishop Montgomery High School.
118: Bishop O'Dowd High School.
119: Bishop's College School.
120: Bishop Shanahan High School.
121: The Bishop's School.
122: Bishop Stang High School.
123: The Blake School.
124: Blanchet School.
125: Blessed Sacrament Huguenot Catholic School.
126: Blessed Trinity High School.
127: Blueprint Education.
128: The Bolles School.
129: Boston Trinity Academy.
130: Boston University Academy.
131: Bourgade Catholic High School.
132: Boylan Central Catholic High School.
133: Brandon Hall School.
134: Branksome Hall.
135: Breck School.
136: Brehm Preparatory School.
137: Brentwood School.
138: Brentwood School.
139: Brethren Christian Junior and Senior High Schools.
140: Brewster Academy.
141: Briarcrest Christian High School.
142: Briarwood Christian High School.
143: Bridges Academy.
144: Brimmer and May School.
145: British International School of Boston.
146: British School of Washington.
147: Brookhaven Academy.
148: The Brook Hill School.
149: Brooks School.
150: Brophy College Preparatory.
151: Brother Rice High School.
152: The Browning School.
153: Brunswick School.
154: The Bryn Mawr School for Girls.
155: The Buckley School.
156: Bulloch Academy.
157: Burr and Burton Academy.
158: Butte Central Catholic High School.
159: Buxton School.
160: California Crosspoint High School.
161: California Lutheran High School.
162: Calvert Hall College High School.
163: Calvin Christian High School.
164: The Cambridge School of Weston.
165: Camden Military Academy.
166: Campbell Hall (Episcopal).
167: Camphill Special School.
168: Canterbury School.
169: The Canterbury School of Florida.
170: Cape Cod Academy.
171: Cape Fear Academy.
172: Cape Henry Collegiate School.
173: Capistrano Valley Christian Schools.
174: The Capitol School, Inc.
175: Cardigan Mountain School.
176: Cardinal Gibbons High School.
177: Cardinal Hayes High School.
178: Cardinal Mooney Catholic College Preparatory High School.
179: Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School.
180: Cardinal Newman High School.
181: Cardinal O'Hara High School.
182: Carlisle School.
183: Carlucci American International School of Lisbon.
184: Carmel High School.
185: Carolina Day School.
186: Carondelet High School.
187: Carrabassett Valley Academy.
188: Carrollton Christian Academy.
189: Cascadilla School.
190: Castilleja School.
191: Cathedral High School.