R-MA Blog

How to Find the Right Boarding School

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Celeste M. Brooks P'12, '21, Director of Communications

A prospective student’s mother once asked, “Do your dorm rooms have deadbolts on the bedroom doors?” She went on to say that she had just returned from picking up her son from another boarding school-- which shall remain nameless-- and that those dorm rooms did in fact have several locks on the doors. After describing the boarding school, which sounded like something out of Stephen King novel, it was clear she needed reassurance that not all boarding schools are the same.