Who are the other parents at the school? Whether for school functions, study sessions or weekend playdates, you’ll be spending a lot of time with the families of other students. Beyond that parents can have a big voice into the direction of the school, what is prioritised and where funds are spent. Plus these are the people who are shaping the children your kid will be spending much of his or her time around. In terms of getting more insight into the school, see if you can connect with a few different parents to see what they like and dislike about their experience with the institution.