Defining Independent Schools

What Are Independent Schools?

Independent schools offer many benefits to their communities.  Just to name a few: as independent institutions, they are largely unencumbered by the regulatory strictures of public education, allowing them to address students’ needs in innovative ways.  They serve many different types of students using many different educational strategies, providing families with a wide range of educational options.  They are a powerful executive-recruiting tools by many major corporations, helping to draw top talent to the region.  And they save local public school systems hundreds of millions of dollars in expenses.