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Most of us think of school as the place we go as children, taking the journey from elementary school to junior high or middle school, then on to high school and perhaps college. Today’s students also have additional choices, from private and boarding schools that may require uniforms and charge a higher tuition, to online classes that can be taken at home by computer. Here are a few terms to become familiar with if you’re getting ready to send your kids to school – or are considering going back yourself.

  • Scholarship – An arrangement where the school covers the tuition and related costs for a student to attend, either as a result of exceptional skills or financial need. Many private schools offer partial and full scholarships.
  • Magnet School – There are many kinds of magnet schools. Most, however, are public schools that provide a unique and specialized curriculum, such as math, arts or computer science, and strive for higher academic standards. They attempt to attract high-caliber students, and stress both achievement and racial diversity in their recruiting practices.
  • Charter Schools – Publicly funded schools that are exempt from the rules that pertain to state schools in any district.
  • Prep School – Short for preparatory school, this is a private secondary school that prepares students for college.
  • Primary Education – The first stage of education, also referred to as elementary education. Some areas consider preschool as the first step in a primary education.
  • Academic Performance Index – A statewide ranking of elementary, middle school and public high schools based on student test scores.
  • Pupil-Teacher Ratio – The total student enrollment divided by the number of full-time teachers. This calculation can help you to determine the average class size in a district’s schools.
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    Bright Start Learning Center
    59 Cranfield Rd, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 492-5437
    Mountain Home School of The Arts
    916 Highway 62 E, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 424-4433
    Mountain Home High School
    500 Bomber Blvd, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-1215
    Mountain Home Public Schools Middle School
    2301 Rodeo Dr, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-1231
    Mountain Home Public Schools-Mountain Home School
    2465 Rodeo Dr, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-1201
    Pinkston Middle School
    1301 S College St, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-1236
    Small-World Pre-School
    609 Gentry St, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-2090
    Head Start ASU Campus
    1001 S Main St, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 424-5515
    Baxter County Alternative School
    1001 S Main St, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-7970
    Mountain Home Public Schools
    965 West Rd, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-1288
    Head Start Centers
    1410 Post Oak Rd Ste 1, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-2123
    Nelson-Wilks-Herron Elementary School
    618 N College St, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-1241
    Mountain Home Public Schools
    1001 S Main St, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-1247
    Montessori Children's House
    1145 S College St, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-0882
    Mountain Home Public Schools
    1310 Post Oak Rd, Mountain Home, AR 72653
    (870) 425-1256

    Education is a foundational element of all societies and cultures. From elementary, middle and high schools, all the way to universities, each of these institutions provide indispensable forms of knowledge and growth to individuals. School districts typically require children to enroll in schools at an early age. Kids are placed into kindergarten classes, often at public elementary schools. From there, they go on to grade school and then proceed to complete their middle and high school education. There are also many alternatives to public institutions. Some families may choose to place their children in private or preparatory institutions. These schools often require their students to wear special uniforms. They may also have a different curriculum and different policies compared to public school districts. It is also common for many families to home school their children. Others may place their kids in special boarding, charter, magnet or art academies. After completing a primary education, many individuals choose to receive further scholarships. This often allows people to gain knowledge and training for specific professions, which subsequently helps increase their career prospects. Unlike primary school, individuals must apply before being accepted into these institutions. In addition, they must often pay a tuition fee. Students choose to enroll in a wide range of fields. For instance, business, film, law and medical colleges are common places for people seeking advanced training. In addition, nursing schools are popular vocational institutions. Some universities also teach special summer courses to the public. Unlike graduate courses, they often do not require special admittance. More information about an academy’s curriculum can typically be found online. Overall, these institutions play a valuable role in aiding the knowledge and development of individuals around the globe.
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