Top 10 Things to Look for in a School

1  A school with high expectations
2  Busy Students
3  Great Teachers
4  Great Principal
5  Vibrant Parent-Teacher organization
6  Children are neither invisible or scared to be at school
7  Gut Reaction that this this is the right school for your child
8  Rigorous curriculum
9  Families like yours feel welcomed and their concerns acknowledged
10  You are satisfied with the school's standardized tests or report card


Source:  Minnesota Department of Education, Office of Choice and Innovation