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Why Choose an Independent School?
Why do families choose independent schools for their children? Many cite the intimate school size and setting, individualized attention, and high academic standards. The National Educational Longitudinal Study (NELS), conducted by the U.S. Department of Education, confirms what independent school families have known for years: Compared to students in public, parochial, and other private schools, larger percentages of students in independent schools are enrolled in advanced courses. Independent school students:
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An Independent Elementary School for Boys & Girls Grades 1 - 8
Serving Douglas County, Colorado
Celebrating 10 Years
in Castle Rock!
The patterns indicated above begin in our elementary schools, which place a strong emphasis on creating a positive learning climate for each child. The patterns are sustained through our middle and upper schools, where children are encouraged and expected to do well academically and urged to participate in extracurricular activities.
Why are these patterns important? Because they reflect two critical elements that make independent school students well prepared for college and for life: mastery of a serious academic program and being a “player.”
- Patrick F. Bassett
President, National Association of Independent Schools
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