The Independent School Advantage

When it comes to researching educational choices for children, there are several options to consider. Many communities are within driving distance to public, charter, parochial and independent (private) schools.

Knowing what separates independent schools from other schools can help when selecting the best match between a child's unique strengths and a school's mission, philosophy and culture. 

Below, you'll find information about independent schools, plus 5 important reasons that an independent school should be on your consideration list when reviewing options for your child.

Tower gave me the foundation I needed for high school and later for college. My teachers  pushed me to be responsible and hardworking, but also offered as much help as I needed when I was struggling.  

Ali McEachern, Tower Alumna, Boston University Student and Student Manager of Men’s Ice Hockey

Secondary schools to which the class of 2021 received acceptances