Private School

10 Jun, 2019

Getting Ready for 6th Grade: Give Your Child What They Need for this Important Transitional Time

2019-06-10T14:15:15-05:00

Most of us remember, and a few of us still have nightmares about our transition from elementary school to 6th grade. But, the graduation from 5th grade also calls for a celebration. The increased responsibility for one's education comes at a time when many other changes, both physical and emotional, take place to set up [...]

Getting Ready for 6th Grade: Give Your Child What They Need for this Important Transitional Time 2019-06-10T14:15:15-05:00
27 May, 2019

Helping International Students Adjust to Language and Culture

2019-05-24T13:54:46-05:00

The number of international students coming to the United States to attend colleges and universities continues to grow. Currently, over 1.5 million international students take college classes in the United States. Additionally, more and more international junior and senior high school students attend school in the United States. Of course, many of these international students [...]

Helping International Students Adjust to Language and Culture 2019-05-24T13:54:46-05:00
24 May, 2019

Is Private School the Best Alternative School Choice for your Child?

2019-05-24T12:33:46-05:00

Merriam-Webster's Dictionary defines an alternative school as, "an educational program or system that is separate from a mainstream educational program or system and that is designed especially for students with academic or behavioral difficulties." Though alternative schools began to help those with academic or social problems succeed, the idea of the non-traditional school now encompasses [...]

Is Private School the Best Alternative School Choice for your Child? 2019-05-24T12:33:46-05:00
23 Apr, 2019

International Students Excel in our One-to-One Learning Environment

2019-04-23T17:56:45-05:00

The United States is a prominent choice for international students seeking a quality education. However, what is it that draws international students to The Tenney School? Aside from Houston, TX being a compelling and welcoming city, the area itself is not what calls to international students to complete their studying here. It is our unique [...]

International Students Excel in our One-to-One Learning Environment 2019-04-23T17:56:45-05:00
18 Apr, 2019

Senior Surprise: The Sense of Belonging at a Small Private School

2019-04-19T07:56:05-05:00

Today there are increasing reports of alienation and feelings of isolation in young people.    Teens, while being especially adept at social media, often feel as if they aren’t really connecting with other human beings. That’s why a small school such as The Tenney School is so effective at making students feel as if they are [...]

Senior Surprise: The Sense of Belonging at a Small Private School 2019-04-19T07:56:05-05:00
15 Apr, 2019

Is Private School Really Better Than Your Local Public School?

2019-04-15T14:12:53-05:00

When you are thinking about where to send your child to school you may find yourself in the midst of an overwhelming task. Of course, you always want what is best for your child, but when local, Houston public schools are raising standards and offering more college readiness classes, is the cost of sending your [...]

Is Private School Really Better Than Your Local Public School? 2019-04-15T14:12:53-05:00
21 Mar, 2019

Tenney School Scholarships

2019-03-21T16:45:11-05:00

We are proud to offer an opportunity for students to apply for The Tenney School Scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year.  The purpose of The Tenney School Scholarship is to provide financial assistance, in the form of reduced tuition, to deserving students.  While the primary criteria for scholarship awards will be need-based, significant consideration will [...]

Tenney School Scholarships 2019-03-21T16:45:11-05:00
22 Feb, 2019

Five Reasons Why Private School Might Be the Best Choice for International Students

2019-02-22T12:03:33-05:00

Moving to a new school can be an intimidating experience. But moving to a new school in a new culture trumps it all. Yet many international students are flooding American schools in search of quality education. We understand that choosing a school can be a difficult decision for the international student. So we would like [...]

Five Reasons Why Private School Might Be the Best Choice for International Students 2019-02-22T12:03:33-05:00
5 Feb, 2019

Why Should I Give Private School a Chance? Why People Often Avoid Private Schools

2019-02-05T06:03:11-05:00

"Is private school or public school right for my child?" This is a huge question for any parent and one that deserves some thought. Many parents end up avoiding private schools without giving them a chance. Sending your child to public school is definitely the easier route. But sometimes the easiest is not always best. Here, we seek [...]

Why Should I Give Private School a Chance? Why People Often Avoid Private Schools 2019-02-05T06:03:11-05:00
8 Jan, 2019

Where Does Texas Stand on School Choice Programs?

2019-01-08T06:47:05-05:00

In the world of education, the term "school choice" carries a lot of controversy wherever it is spoken. Parents wanting the freedom to enroll their children in a school other than the public school in their district cheer for school choice programs. Public school districts worry that school choice programs will cause their funding to [...]

Where Does Texas Stand on School Choice Programs? 2019-01-08T06:47:05-05:00