When your children attains the age of going to school, the first thing that comes to your mind is a good education for a better future. If you are in Santa Cruz, you are obviously aware of a good number of private schools in the area as well as in the vicinity.
If you are thinking about doing a due diligence on a few private schools before choosing the right one for your kid, here is a list of a few things that I want you to know.
1. Private schools are really private and affordable
Well, as the name suggests private schools are private in nature. They obey the necessary state laws, but adheres to their own curriculum and are answerable to the boards only. By private schools, the first thing that comes to the mind is that “private schools are expensive”. Though it may be in some cases, but mostly, they are affordable. You have to shell out a bit more, if you really want your child to get real good education. The cost of education in boarding schools are high, but nowadays in Santa Cruz, some schools offer financial aid, based on merits.
2. Some private schools are residential
Whereas you enjoy the sight of your little one’s going to school with their school bags, there are some parents, who wishes to admit their children to boarding schools for a better education. Residential schools offer schooling with lodging under professional adult supervision. This not only is good for your child’s future, but also the best option for teaching the kids punctuality and values in life.
3. Private schools require admission test
This is one of the best options that private schools offer. You cannot simply walk and get your child admitted. They conduct admission test and based on the marks and followed by the interview, the merit list comes out. With your child’s name in the list, you can be assured of admission.
4. Private schools encourage sports
Sports also holds a good career option in today’s world. Private schools always encourage sports and other physical activities, so that the child not only gets good education, but also gets a good physique. Coeducational private schools have sports option for both boys and girls alike like baseball, badminton, swimming, and in some cases even military trainings are provided.
5. Highly qualified teachers
Private schools not only hosts a good environment for learning, but at the same time houses a large number of well qualified teacher. By this it is meant that the teachers are qualified well according to the subjects and the grades in which they teach. The teachers of the private schools also have a good deal of experience in teaching.
6. Private schools are often religious
Mostly, private schools are religious like Roman Catholic, Protestant, Seventh Day Adventist, Muslim, Jewish and the like. If you believe in educating your child by letting them observe and practise religion, private schools are the best option that you have. It is easy for you to choose and select the schools that meets your requirements.
With these few things, now you have a clear idea that sending your child to a private school is not at all a bad idea. In Fact, it is the best idea if you are in Santa Cruz. With internet in your hands, look for some good private schools near you and get your child enrolled for a better future.