Boarding School Benefits

 

Boarding vs. Traditional Schooling

1. Students spend weekends immersed in extracurricular and social activities or take part in the resident curriculum events.

2. Many of the resident’s attendants are also teachers, coaches and mentors that offer support, guidance and motivation to boarding students.

3. Boarding students live in a community of diversity that helps expand their views of the world beyond classroom.

4. 70% of boarding school students say that being a resident student helped them develop self-discipline, maturity, independence and the ability to think critically in a structured environment.

5. Living in the resident facility helps students to develop life skills that promote success even beyond college.

6. 78% of boarding school graduates across America say they were very well prepared for the non-academic aspects of college life, such as independence, social life, and time management compared to 36% of private day and 23% public school students.

7. According to research, boarding schools produce leaders who serve their families, their communities, and the wider world – by mid-career, 44% achieve positions in top management compared to 27% of public school graduates and 60% give to social service organizations compared to 46% of all others.

8. The boarding school program allows for a 24/7 learning environment… the classroom is just the beginning.