Availability of college-level coursework is a priority for many parents researching high schools for their children. Although the various types of courses seem alike at first, there are differences that may make certain courses seem more or less appealing to you or your child. Of particular interest to many students and families as they research high schools are AP and dual credit courses.
Diligent parents researching secondary education choices for their children may be confused by the range of choices available across the Denver area. While the choice between a public and a private school may seem somewhat straightforward, it gets a bit muddier when comparing charter schools to private schools?
Finding the best school to academically nurture and challenge your children is critical to their success. For many families, paying for that academic investment in their children is a major stressor.
Your 14-year-old student is about to enter high school. It’s obvious they are nervous; they spent the last 10 hours deliberating over what they are going to wear the first day of school. But we know you feel the anxiety, too.
In the video above, LuHi Principal, David Ness, talks about the importance of filling classrooms with teachers who:
- Are experts in their field
- Have a passion for their subjects that’s easily recognizable by students
- Can relate to their students
- Care about students and can nurture their growth
If you’ve begun the hunt for the right high school, then you’ve asked yourself (and probably your five closest friends), “What makes a high school great?” And maybe more specifically, “What makes a high school great for my kid?”
Lutheran High School is blessed with many transfer students who come in from other area high schools each year. Often times, these transfer students are looking for a school culture where teachers build relationships with their students, understand their learning styles, and are willing to invest time into them.
Christian Education is valuable beyond small class sizes, opportunities for involvement, and personal relationships with teachers and coaches.
The goal of many - if not all - Christian schools is to prepare students to continue to grow in their relationship with Jesus far beyond high school and be well equipped to explain and defend their faith. The importance of this faith preparation is valuable far beyond academic preparation for college and careers.