Originally Posted by coaching32yrs
Knowledge of US history is important. What's more important is learning how to read carefully, synthesize material, and think critically. Sure you get some of that in USTA HP schooling, but not enough. Compared to some of the better private high schools: Deerfield, Phillips and public: Stuyvesant, Bronx School Science...well there is no comparison. SAT scores from those schools are exceptional. Don't know what they are from USTA HP but I would want to know before enrolling my kid. I am torn by all this like some of you. The time needed to do well in 6 tough classes makes it very difficult to train and compete in tennis.
Yes, tough choice but the first option can never be wrong...