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Dykes Family

The Dykes Family

Why did you make the switch to Ben Lippen School? Great opportunities for a quality Christian education and preparation for college.

Was there anything specific about Ben Lippen that influenced your decision to come here? BLS  had a warm, welcoming environment during Houston’s initial interview and every day since then.

What grade was your child in when you made the switch and did his grade influence your decision at all? 10th grade. Yes, it was a consideration for preparing him for college.

What campus does your child attend and what makes that campus unique and special to your family? Monticello Road campus; excellent staff and facilities, Houston really enjoys the new Arts and Science Center.

Has Ben Lippen School lived up to your expectations? Yes, it’s challenging and provides a supportive learning environment.

How has Ben Lippen helped your son thrive? Houston seems to have adjusted well and he has been welcomed by his teachers, peers and BLS staff; this was a blessing and a good move for him.

What advice would you give families who are considering Ben Lippen School? We would encourage any family who considers changing their child’s school to tour BLS and ask questions in order to make an informed decision. Each child’s learning and social needs are different and BLS has provided an excellent learning environment which seems to challenge Houston appropriately while enabling him to build life-long friendships.

What does your son like best about Ben Lippen? Houston has formed strong, positive friendships with many of his peers and teachers. He also enjoys being a Falcon and being part of the football team.

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