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Imagining your ideal school

About to start your school search? This quick exercise will help you clarify exactly what you're looking for.

School choice: what are your options?

How much choice do you really have? It depends on your local school district as well as your state's policies on school transfers.

Choosing a School: Considering Your Child's Needs

Deciding what your child needs and what matters most are key steps in choosing a school with the best fit for your child.

Traditional school alternatives: Is one right for your child?

Learn about different types of schools, with distinctive philosophies and curriculum, including Montessori, Waldorf, Core Knowledge, KIPP, and IB.

How important is cultural diversity at your school?

Attending a school with a diverse student body can help prepare your child for citizenship in a multicultural democracy.

How to find the best preschool for your child

To find the best preschool for your child, start your search early. Define what you want and then do the research.

Excellent schools: Harlem Village Academy Middle School

What makes a school outstanding? Academic rigor, long hours, community spirit, and mutual respect are just some of the guiding principals of this high-performing charter.

Choosing a school: An overview

To simplify the school choice process, you'll need to learn what to consider and how to evaluate your options.

How Important Is School Size?

Which is better? Big or small? It all depends on what's a good fit for your child.

Resources for choosing schools

Need help choosing schools? Check these resources to help simplify the process.