31. Private Schools – An Expensive Educational Alternative

Public school is available for kids from kindergarten 12th grade free of charge. However, many families to pay for their children's primary and secondary by sending them to private schools. There are different types of private schools and many different why parents send their kids there. Some private are military type and yet others are boarding where students live on campus. Some private schools affiliated with a certain religion. These schools teach specific faith's beliefs and traditions as well as regular academic subjects. There are schools run by , Protestants, Jewish people, Muslims, and Orthodox Christians. There also private schools that specialize in teaching disabled .

Some parents choose private schools because they feel they offer a better education than public schools; choose private schools because they offer a different of curriculum. Waldorf Schools, for example, only let play and use items made of natural materials.

schools are also called independent schools or non-state because they are not run by local, state, national governments, they can pick what students to to their schools. They do this through admission and interviews. There is often an admissions application. private schools accept anyone who can pay tuition, money to send their children there. Some schools up to $45,000 a year. Private schools charge because they do not get any money collected local, state and national taxes. Some private schools a limited number of scholarships to help pay school. Many of these scholarships are need-based, meaning students who can't afford the tuition. Other scholarships offered for students with very good grades or students that have a talent in a sport art.