Best decision I ever made was sending my girls here! Amazing school and community.”
“Enrolling her was the most important decision we have made about her life thus far.”
“I am thankful every day for the fact that I got to attend this magical school.”
“[In public school,] my children were being rewarded for following instructions and doing tasks quickly. They were bored and frustrated. [Here] I’ve seen them blossom.”
“When we first enrolled I was somewhat skeptical ... Watching how my daughter has grown and is now achieving great success in college has made me a complete believer.”
“I knew The Circle School was right for [my son] when he was sick one day and got very upset because he didn’t want to miss school!”
- Parents at The Circle School, Sudbury School in Harrisburg, PA
When I pull in here, when I leave here, there are kids everywhere that are blossoming with energy and excitement. I think to myself, 'Wow, if I can send my kids to a school or if kids can spend time in a school for 13 years where they are happy and they want to go, that is huge.' That is a huge chunk of their life that is setting up the rest of their life."
- Mom from Hudson Valley Sudbury School, Kingston, NY
...things that seemed like significant changes after [my daughter’s] first 6 months...
More excited to go to school
More excited to share what she's doing at school
More talkative and articulate
More creative and experimental
- Dad from Sunset Sudbury School, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
From Other Parents at Other Sudbury Schools
"Starting college was where my SVS experiences paid off more positively. While I faced culture shock at first, I did a lot better than my fellow students in most of my classes. My fellow students weren’t used to managing their own time and schedule or dealing with large blocks of free time. Many did not know how to cook, do their own laundry, figure out when to do laundry, or even maintain prolonged social interaction with strangers. My independent lifestyle from SVS gave me a very good work ethic that helped me get ahead on all my deadlines and fearlessly talk to my professors. My first semester I ended up with a 4.0 GPA... What has been very useful was my experiences working in SVS’s government. In my second semester at college I have routinely impressed my fellow students in organizing student groups and taking leadership in reforming Hampshire [College]’s student government to more resemble SVS. I’m on first-name basis with a few of the deans because I'm not afraid to talk to them about problems on campus and working with them to fix them."
- Jesse , Sudbury Valley School graduate