In an effort to help parents navigate the competitive environment of Westchester County private school admissions, the School Choice Group launched a new division that will provide assistance and guidance for those looking to place their children in one of the district's top private schools. The new endeavor will be called School Search Solutions and will initially cover areas in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.
School Search Solutions consultants will work directly with parents of preschool through college-aged students to help them navigate the school search and admissions process at even the most competitive private and public schools available. With 100 consultants in over 50 locations worldwide, The School Choice Group is now extending its expertise — formerly accessible only to top executives at Fortune 100 companies — directly to local area families through School Search Solutions.
The regions that will initially be covered by School Search encompass school districts where private school admission rate can be as low as 5%, besting the rates of even the most elite colleges and universities. In addition, the tuition charged by many schools also put them on par with institutions of higher education, and like college, those costs have risen by nearly 50% over the last decade, raising the stakes for parents and students incredibly high.
"The level of stress surrounding school admissions is at the highest we've seen in years, particularly in New York's Westchester County," said Liz Perelstein, noted education expert and founder of School Search Solutions, a division of The School Choice Group. "It is important for families in this very competitive region to approach the school search and admissions process with accurate information and a strategy in place."
School Choice Group is one of the premier school placement firms in the United States, and since its founding in 1998, has successfully helped nearly 6000 students into the schools of their choice. After initially helping children of industry leaders during relocations, increasingly SCG has been sought out by parents directly who are seeking help in making sense of complex admissions processes.
Anticipating a successful roll-out in the New York area, The School Choice Group intends to officially launch School Search Solutions to other competitive school markets including Washington, DC, Boston, Seattle and San Francisco over the course of the next twelve months. School Search Solutions' partner division, School Choice International, will continue to serve the needs of corporate clients.