The Handbook of Private Schools is the "bible" of independent education, with objective and rigorously edited listings of 1700 boarding and day schools across America.
The Handbook offers an objective, detailed directory of the top private elementary and secondary schools in the United States. Tuition, endowment, curriculum, faculty and college placement records are among the many topics that parents, educators, librarians and consultants will need in helping place the right child in the right school.
See the Table of Contents for more details and sample listings and ads.
The Handbook of Private Schools, 93rd edition
$99.00, 1296 pages, 2012/13
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