The media doesn't usually report what's going on behind the scenes at private schools. The Times today had an unusually candid report about Claremont Prep. The head is leaving, and parents are unhappy about the way it was handled.
The push to recruit international students to study at New York City private schools continues as now Leman Manhattan Prep (formerly Claremont Prep) introduces a boarding school option ("Meritas Elite") for international students. Learn English and board in New York! Like Avenues, another for-profit Manhattan private school, Leman seeks international students through new methods. International … Continue reading How You Can Go To Boarding School in New York City
Jenny Anderson reports in In Private School World, a Rush to Be ‘International’ that Claremont Prep, with enrollment at only one third of capacity, has changed its name to Léman Manhattan Preparatory School. In a direct swipe at new kid on the block Avenues, headmaster Drew Alexander states: “We truly believe Avenues is seeing the right stuff,” … Continue reading Claremont is Now Léman Manhattan Preparatory School
Claremont Prep Is Sold to For-Profit Firm according to Jenny Anderson's breaking story today in the New York Times. In a press release I received this afternoon, Claremont Prep writes: The Meritas Family of Schools today announced that Claremont Preparatory School in lower Manhattan has joined their college-preparatory family of schools, becoming the 10th school in a network of … Continue reading Claremont Prep Sold To New Owners, Claremont Parents Notified After Deposits Paid