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The Educational Register of boarding schools, day schools and private summer programs in U.S. and Europe, with comments by VincentCurtis, publishers since 1941
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Welcome to the Educational Register

The Educational Register has been published by VincentCurtis since 1941 as a guide for parents and students to a select few private schools and summer programs, and as a source of free information and advice about independent education. Articles by heads of independent schools, summer study programs and camps are included to introduce you to a wide variety of subjects related to independent education. Boarding schools, day schools, girls schools, boys schools, military schools, and international schools are represented. In addition you'll find private camps and summer programs, home study and special needs programs. Most of these schools and camps are well known to our staff, who have traveled throughout North America and Western Europe over the years and have become familiar with their varied aims and methods. You can search by age, grade, geography, boarding or day, and then link to the schools and camps that interest you. Or you're welcome to contact us for comments and suggestions to fit your needs and interests.

Stan Vincent, Editor

Featured Program

Kimball Union Academy

A traditional boarding school in a spectacular North Country setting. Our school community paves the path for creativity, learning and growth. 1300-acre campus near Dartmouth College. Since 1813. Meriden NH.

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Ringling Precollege Perspective

A 4-wk. intensive curriculum of fundamental art and design studio practice with major-specific immers-ions for students 16-18. Create port-folio-worthy work by learning to meet challenges of college-level courses while living with like-minded individuals. Sarasota FL.

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Independent School Accredition: A Guide to School Choice

"Beyond program, standards and financial condition, accreditation can be a helpful indicator of quality."


William M Bennett, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Bedford MA

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This Month's Highlights

Bolles School  Jacksonville FL. Day and boarding college preparatory. 85th year.
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Summer@Rectory  Grade 5-9. Study skills, English, drama, sports and trips. Pomfret CT.
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RISD Pre-College A 6-week college art experience for students 16-18. Providence RI.
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