Is Benton Hall Academy a Good Fit for Your Child?
If your answer is “yes” to several of these questions, Benton Hall Academy may be a good
academic and social fit for your non-traditional learner.
Does your child:
- Have difficulty with reading and writing?
- Have difficulty with math?
- Have difficulty knowing where to begin with homework assignments?
- Have poor organization?
- Get frustrated easily?
- Lack motivation?
- Have poor motor skills?
- Get “lost in the shuffle?”
- Have memory/retention problems?
- Seem overly stressed and anxious regarding school?
- Have problems with receptive/expressive language?
- Have difficulty working independently?
- Seem easily distracted?
- Appear to be a perfectionist?
- Struggle with time limits?
- Have difficulty socially at school?
- Test poorly even after excessively studying?
- Have difficulty copying assignments correctly off the board?
- Get confused with directions?
- Feel unloved and unaccepted at school?
- Have an inappropriate or inaccurate perception of his/her own performance?
- Prefer small classrooms?
- Take longer to make friends?
- Complain about hating school?
- Struggle with getting up in the morning and getting to school on time?
- Tune-out in class?
- Seem more immature than his/her peers?
- Seem to be on the outside looking in socially?
- Do well with schoolwork, but poorly on tests?
Ask yourself the following questions:
- Would you describe your child as “marching to the beat of a different drummer?”
- Does your child complain about feeling misunderstood, or different from everybody else?
- Is tension over your child’s academic performance or behavior in school causing problems at home?
- Are you concerned that your child will have difficulty finding real-world success?
- Do you think your child is at risk for quitting school?