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Parents overwhelmingly report that they chose a boarding school for their child because these schools offer the best academic experience possible. Research conducted on behalf of The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) by the Art & Science Group highlight some of the findings about both day and boarding students who attend boarding schools:
- 91 percent of boarding school students identify their schools as academically challenging, compared to 50 percent of public school students and 70 percent of private day school students.
- 87 percent of boarding school graduates report being very well prepared academically for college, compared to 39 percent of public school students and 71 percent of private day school students.
- 44 percent of boarding school graduates achieved positions in top management by mid-career, compared to 27 oercent of public school graduates and 33 percent of private day school graduates.
- 90 percent of boarding school alumni say they would repeat their boarding school experience if given the opportunity.
Chloe Lentchner ’19 does not let a little stage fright get in the way.