39 Facts About Private schools


Independent Private schools are usually not dependent upon national or local government to finance their financial endowment.

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Some private schools are associated with a particular religion, such as Roman Catholicism, Judaism, or Protestantism.

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High tuition, Private schools claim, is used to pay higher salaries for the best teachers and used to provide enriched learning environments, including a low student-to-teacher ratio, small class sizes and services, such as libraries, science laboratories and computers.

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Some private schools are boarding schools, and many military academies are privately owned or operated as well.

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Some such Private schools teach religious education, together with the usual academic subjects, to impress their particular faith's beliefs and traditions in the students who attend.

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Private schools often avoid some state regulations, although in the name of educational quality, most comply with regulations relating to the educational content of classes.

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Religious private schools often add religious instruction to the courses provided by local public schools.

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Such Private schools are mostly operated by an independently elected school council or board of governors and range broadly in the type of school-education provided and the socio-economics of the school community served.

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Some independent Private schools are run by religious institutes; others have no religious affiliation and are driven by a national philosophy, pedogogical philosophy, or specific needs .

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Enrolments in non-government Private schools have been growing steadily at the expense of enrolments in government Private schools, which have seen their enrolment share reduce from 78.

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The SRS uses exam results from the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy tests, calculates the SRS from a cohort of well-performing Private schools, and applies this formula to other Private schools on the assumption that they should be able to achieve similar results from similar funding.

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The funding provided to independent Private schools is on a sliding scale and still has a "capacity to pay" element; however, on average, funding granted to the independent school sector is 40 percent of that required to operate government Private schools, the remainder being made up by tuition fees and donations from parents.

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Systemic Catholic Private schools are funded mainly by state and federal government and have low fees.

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Independent Private schools make up the last sector and are the most popular form of schooling for boarding students.

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Independent Private schools are non-government institutions that are generally not part of a system.

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Lower-fee independent Private schools exist and are often conducted by religious affiliations such as the Greek Orthodox church and other less prominent Christian denominations.

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In Canada, independent school refers to elementary and secondary Private schools that follow provincial educational requirements but are not managed by the provincial ministry; the term independent is usually used to describe not-for-profit Private schools.

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In some provinces, independent Private schools are regulated by the Independent School Act and must offer a curriculum prescribed by the provincial government.

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In India, private schools are called independent schools, but since some private schools receive financial aid from the government, it can be an aided or an unaided school.

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Each private school applies policies from the Indonesian Government, and all private schools give the opportunity of additional activities whether cultural or for sport.

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Nevertheless, despite the vast majority of schools being under the ownership of private institutions, a large majority of all their costs, including teachers' salaries, are paid for by the Irish state.

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The major private schools being Blackrock College, Clongowes Wood College, Castleknock College, Belvedere College, Gonzaga College and Terenure College.

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Government owned Private schools do exist, but only a small percentage of the population attend these aging structures, most of which were built in the mid-twentieth century.

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Chinese Private schools were being founded by the ethnic Chinese in Malaysia as early as the 19th century.

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The Private schools were set up with the main intention of providing education in the Chinese language.

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Private school numbers have been in decline since the mid-1970s as a result of many private schools opting to become state-integrated schools, mostly due of financial difficulties stemming from changes in student numbers or the economy.

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Private schools are almost fully funded by tuition fees paid by students' parents, but they do receive some government subsidies.

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Recent group of private schools run as a business has been formed by Academic Colleges Group; with schools throughout Auckland, including ACG Senior College in Auckland's CBD, ACG Parnell College in Parnell, and international school ACG New Zealand International College.

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In Portugal, private schools were traditionally set up by foreign expatriates and diplomats in order to cater for their educational needs.

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International private schools are mainly concentrated in and around Lisbon, Porto, Braga, Coimbra and Covilha, across the Portuguese region of Algarve, and in the autonomous region of Madeira.

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Non-governmental Private schools generally prefer to be called independent Private schools, because of their freedom to operate outside government and local government control.

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Some independent Private schools are single-sex, although this is becoming less common.

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Evidence from a major longitudinal study suggests that British independent Private schools provide advantages in educational attainment and access to top universities, and that graduates of such Private schools have a labour market advantage, even controlling for their educational qualifications.

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All Private schools are still inspected by the state inspectorate, Education Scotland, and the Care Inspectorate.

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In contrast, public Private schools are funded and governed by local and state governments, and most parochial Private schools are owned, governed, and financed by religious institutions such as a diocese or parish.

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Independent Private schools are 5013 nonprofit corporate entities, independent in governance and finance, meaning:.

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Private schools are generally exempt from most educational regulations at the Federal level but are highly regulated at the state level.

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In much of the U S South, many white students migrated to the academies, while public schools became in turn more heavily concentrated with African-American students .

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Government funding for religious Private schools is either subject to restrictions or possibly forbidden, according to the courts' interpretation of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment or individual state Blaine Amendments.

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