A private school, in the United States, refers to any school that is privately run or operated, with the tuition payments coming out of the parents’ pockets. Private schools are independent financially, in terms of its governing and finances. Also referred to as independent schools, non-public, government, or independent schools, they are run independently by non-government, state or federal authorities.
Private schools offer several types of education. The two most common are public and private Christian school. Public school is a type of schooling where all students are taught under a single public system. In public schools all children are taught in the same subject matter, and all are given the same rights.
Private Christian school on the other hand is a type of schooling that is run separately from public schools. Private Christian school are governed by their own set of principles and regulations, and their curriculum is designed to meet the needs of the children, and not the needs of the public system.
Both private and public schools offer different kind of curriculum. While in public schools students will receive basic knowledge and skills such as reading, writing, mathematics, and the basics of science, in private school they will get more comprehensive and specialized knowledge and skills. A Private school also offers private education for children who are disabled or who have physical disabilities. Private schools also offer special education services for kids who are suffering from autism, Aspergers, and other learning disabilities.
Private schools are very different from one another, and a student’s choice depends entirely on his/her requirements and his/her own preference. Private schools also offer many other services besides the standard curriculum and subjects.
Most private schools offer sports and extracurricular activities, along with the regular curriculum, in order to keep the children busy. Other facilities such as computer labs, music lessons, art lessons, and other extra curricular activities, are also offered in many private schools. Private schools also offer private tutoring services to help students who may need some extra help in their studies.
Private schools generally cost more than public schools. Parents usually have to pay more money to start a private school since there is an initial cost, plus the expenses that go with it. Some private schools also provide additional services and support to their students, such as health care and counseling services.
Private schools generally differ in terms of their curriculum and subject matter. They usually provide a private education for students who have special needs and disabilities. They can also provide private education for kids who are not so smart and gifted. These kids are often not able to perform well in public school because of their slow brains and low IQ.
Most private schools have a different curriculum from public schools and they teach different subjects. Some private schools teach classical subjects, others offer sports or physical education, some teach liberal arts, others teach English, and History, while others offer arts and crafts and home-study programs, and many more. Private schools also vary in the number of students they have, from a few hundred to thousands or even more.