Salisbury School: Admissions Blog

At Salisbury School, academics and athletics go hand in hand

Posted by Sarah Scoville on February 19, 2024 at 8:46 AM

Physical activity is an essential part of life, especially for young people. Integrating physical education into a school’s curriculum is a time-honored practice known to instill healthy habits, reduce stress and improve concentration. Regular activity also helps develop confidence, collaboration skills and teamwork.

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Topics: Boarding School, All Boys School, Post-Graduate, Athletics, Academics, Curriculum, Culture

Then, Now, Always: A tradition of excellence in boys’ education

Posted by Sarah Scoville on December 5, 2023 at 10:44 AM

What makes a good education? Perhaps the best education is one that builds on a tradition of excellence while incorporating the necessary changes to remain forward thinking and looking. It’s one that considers the student holistically and provides pathways for their physical, mental and personal development. One that prioritizes values and steadfastness in an environment that encourages strong character and leadership.

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Topics: Boarding School, Applying, All Boys School, Athletics, Curriculum, Culture, Community

Get the Inside Scoop: 4 Ways to Learn More About a Prep School's Culture and Community

Posted by Sarah Scoville on October 19, 2023 at 10:24 AM

As we enter the peak of the admissions visit season, you've seen campuses, toured with students, and chatted with admissions officers.  With a list of schools to which you plan to apply taking shape, your family is discussing what differentiates each school and hopefully talking about "fit." On paper, prep schools can all look the same and data points like student-to-teacher ratio, percentage of day and boarding students, number of AP classes offered, college matriculation lists, etc. are all incredibly similar.  The key differentiating factor among boarding schools lies in each school's culture.   The feel of each school is what makes these institutions unique....and perhaps that feeis the most important factor as you and your child look to enroll at a school that will enable him/her to thrive, grow, and succeed in meeting his/her educational goals.

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Topics: Boarding School, Culture, Prep School, Community

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