A list of directories of private and independent schools.
What is the difference between a private school association and a directory? Associations are an affinity group, i.e., a group of private schools. A directory is listings compiled by a commercial or other entity. Several of these directories are very useful for finding out local knowledge. These helpful guides are usually written by a local expert who lives and works in the area. They will help you fill in a lot of blanks as you do your due diligence on schools in their area.
A parent and I chat about finding the best school for her daughter. While the parent may be fictitious, her questions are quite typical of the kind of questions and concerns parents have when thinking about sending their children to private school.
We look at several ways you can use to search for private schools. Whether you are beginning the search process for a school for your child or just want to find out more about particular schools, we offer some tips and tricks to make searching more efficient.
We offer several directories to aid in your choice of a private school. Included are quick links to national, regional and state associations, a list of offline resources to aid in our decision, and local school directories for several metropolitan areas.