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Academics, Character Development, Child Development, Middle School, Preschool, Rippowam Cisqua School

School Choice: 10 Differences Between Public and Private School

Choosing where your child attends school is a major decision, especially in the age of what feels like a limitless choice. Public, private, parochial, home, magnet, charter — we all wish we had a crystal ball, and that money was never an object. But choices abound and they all factor in when trying to select …

Rippowam Cisqua School

How to Get Your Child into a Top Private School

The private school admissions process can seem intimidating and arduous to some families. However, with some planning and these helpful tips, you and your child can navigate it successfully. No sleepless nights are necessary! Submit applications well before the stated deadline While many schools post an application deadline on their websites, you will find that …

Middle School, Preschool, Rippowam Cisqua School, Teaching Insights

Four Examples of Learning Cohorts That Work

Learning Cohort at Rippowam Cisqua School

By Emily Hyland, Lower Campus Curriculum Coordinator In a previous blog, I wrote about Rippowam Cisqua School’s cohort model and how it drives our curricular reviews. I’ve received a lot of questions about exactly how we do it and so, I thought I’d share examples with our readers.  Example #1: Revising the schedule This year …