Cathedral High School Blog

Helping your student succeed in high school

Author: Duane Emery

Is private high school really worth the money?

“The public schools are fine. Why would we want to pay for private high school?”

That’s what many parents might think, especially those whose children have attended good public grade schools. However, paying for private high school just may be … Read more

5 secrets for a successful shadow visit

If your 8th grader is considering multiple private high schools, you definitely should be planning for your child to spend a day taking the equivalent of a test drive by shadowing these schools.

So, how do you make sure that … Read more

7 vital questions you must ask about academics when choosing a private school

Parents say that academics is the number-one factor in choosing a high school for their child. If you’re interested in looking at private schools, how do you compare the different academic offerings to find the right fit for your student? … Read more

Why choosing a private high school may be more important than choosing a college

This article just published today in the Chicago Tribune makes the case that where a student goes to high school definitely affects college acceptance. If you read further down in the story, you’ll see that one of the main advantages

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