That's so true! Every school has a certain "environment" / "attitude".
I know that my DC would not like the Indie environment... although he would be comfortable with the rich and wealthy, but at heart I'm sure he is er.. "rustic" (I hope so!... like me
If I might just point out gently a bit of a contradiction here: every school is different, but my child would not like the indie environment...
as if all indies were the same. Indies are just as different from each other as comps and GSs are. My DD is not from a rich background and neither are her indie friends - single parents, office workers, shop workers, doctors, dentists, teachers. The only uniting factor among people she knows is a desire to escape bullying experienced in other environments.
My kids are about as 'rustic' as it gets!