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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.
    Association of Christian Schools International
    Local Schools in Oak Hall offer education for all ages. Find public schools, private schools, high schools, religious schools, & middle schools in Oak Hall.
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    Washington, DC 20036
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    National Association for The Education of Young Ch
    Washington, DC 20036
    Our goal as an organization is to constantly improve the quality of early education across the country. Learn more about how you can become a member and an advocate for early education.
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    Saint Thomas More Academy
    133 Thomas More Dr, Magnolia, DE 19962
    Contact our private, Catholic high school at (302) 492-7439 in Magnolia, DE, to enroll your child to receive an excellent, college preparatory education.
    (302) 492-7439
    Ripple Studios
    3386 Holland Rd Ste 201, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    RIPPLE STUDIOS is a full service recording studio and workshop style audio engineering school located in Virginia Beach, VA. Whether in session or in the classroom, at Ripple Studios, we focus on taking care of people.
    (757) 468-4884
    Parkdale Private School
    321 Virginian Dr, Norfolk, VA 23505
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    (757) 583-5989
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    Accomack County Public Schools Dental Program
    24501 Parksley Rd, Parksley, VA 23421
    (757) 665-1159
    Worcester County of
    2119 Pocomoke Beltway, Pocomoke City, MD 21851
    (410) 632-5130
    Pocomoke Middle School
    800 8th St, Pocomoke City, MD 21851
    (410) 632-5150
    Worcester County of
    1817 Old Virginia Rd, Pocomoke City, MD 21851
    (410) 632-5180
    Marion Sarah Peyton Elementary School
    28573 Hudson Corner Rd, Marion Station, MD 21838
    (410) 623-4321
    Metompkin Elementary School
    24501 Parksley Rd, Parksley, VA 23421
    (757) 665-1299
    Chincoteague Elementary School
    6078 Hallie Whealton Smith Dr, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
    (757) 336-5545
    Somerset Intermediate School
    7970 Tawes Campus Dr, Westover, MD 21871
    (410) 621-0160
    Somerset County Schools
    7982 Tawes Campus Dr, Westover, MD 21871
    (410) 651-1616
    Holly Grove Christian School
    7317 Mennonite Church Rd, Westover, MD 21871
    (410) 957-0222
    Crisfield High School
    210 N Somerset Ave, Crisfield, MD 21817
    (410) 968-0150
    Woodson Elementary School
    281 Woodson School Rd, Crisfield, MD 21817
    (410) 968-1295

    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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