Change the Game:
Resources for parents and students
A series of articles by PCD experts to help navigate this sometimes messy process.
Student Leadership: How PCD Cultivates Student Leaders
At Providence Country Day, our mission values engaged citizenship, an inclusive community, a diversity of strengths and talents, and—especially important—the development of leadership.
PCD believes every student has the potential to be a leader and encourages students to develop their leadership skills by pursuing personal interests and strengths.
Independent School Accreditation
Originally intended to help colleges gauge the level of incoming students in the northeast United States, NEASC has since become a global organization that handles accreditation for international, public, and independent (sometimes called private) schools.
Learn more about the comprehensive process of becoming an accredited independent school and why that matters for families that choose an accredited school!
Tips for Managing Mental Well-Being During COVID-19
COVID-19 is filling the news, requiring social distancing, and closing many of the spaces that we know and love. This unprecedented and historic situation is providing us with a lot of information and transitions to manage all at once. As with any big adjustment, it is important to keep tabs on your mental well-being, just as you would keep an eye on how your muscles feel when starting a new sport. Here at Providence Country Day School, we've put together some tips to help you stay well during this time.
How to Afford a Private School Education
As a private school in Providence, RI, we often get asked by prospective parents: “What are my options, financially?”
The reality is that private schools are an investment in your child’s future. BUT, today’s private schools offer great financial aid options, scholarships and payment plans to make it an investment that you can afford.
Myths and Misconceptions about Private Schools
Many people have heard myths and misconceptions about independent schools. From required school uniforms to tuition affordability, there are many assumptions about private school that are less than true. We break down the misconceptions that often mischaracterize the independent school community.
Exploring the hard but essential task of knowing yourself and understanding others
Five Strategies for Talking with your Teen
Walking the fine line between work and play to ensure your child’s healthy development
How to build success by building resilience
New Year’s resolutions to consider year-round