LO is 2.5 years old, going to a daycare that we love, but we are planning for the future. We have a private school that we like to know more about (that goes all the way from preschool till high school!), and have signed up for a school tour this coming Wednesday for their preschool to grade 4 facilities. I am not sure if we may actually switch school next year, the year after, or kindergarten at the moment. What questions should I be asking on Wednesday? Any advice? Thanks!!
hostess / wonderful watermelon / 39513 posts
I favorited this post a few months ago. I think the OP went on a public school tour but I'm sure some of the same questions will apply!
nectarine / 2964 posts
Bumping this thread back up.... the tour is tomorrow..! Any other thoughts?
blogger / pomegranate / 3044 posts
@irene: Good luck with the tour!
I'd ask about daily schedules, activities (visit the library, music teacher, any special/holiday events), teacher turnover, class size, expectations of parent participation, if costs go down if there are multiple siblings...
pear / 1852 posts
Are parents encouraged or required to be involved in the school?
Diversity of the school community?
Number of Kids in class?
Christmas concert or Winter Festival? (there's a difference!)