What are best options for private elementary schools/locations.?
Thanks for the perspectives, Baggins. While we’re straying a bit from the original topic, I do sincerely enjoy the discourse. I’m curious, are your perspectives/models/probabilities based on experience with the educational system here, and where your kids currently attend school? I don’t think I was downplaying the value of a top school – hey, if you can afford a home in Palo Alto, Los Altos, or San Carlos because you want your kids in those schools, more power to you. Top schools are top schools for a good reason, and you’re absolutely right that kids will get a good education there. Yes you’re right in that it’s safe to assume that going to a top school gives one a good education, but I think my original point was simply that going to a lower-ranking school doesn’t necessarily guarantee a low quality education. To me, it’s not a binary assumption (i.e. high API=high value education, therefore low API=low value education). Yes, we agree that every student, their family situation, econ