Difference Between Public And Private Schools

785 Words 4 Pages
Private School Education Vs Public School Education
Education is a key needed essential in today’s American society to succeed. Almost every parent in the United States of America,at least have wondered one time before which is better private or public school. Some may argue that private schools are better than public schools. Public school education and private school education both have there ups and downs, but which is better? Public and private schools education will be discussed throughout this research paper.
There are over 30,000 private schools in the United States of America (Robbins, 2014). Attending those 30,000 schools are roughly 5.3 american children. 80 percent of private schools in America are religiously affiliated
…show more content…
Public schools do not get a choice to choose who get admitted to their school. Public secondary schools on the average have 26.8 students in their classrooms and primary school on the average have 21.2 (nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=28). The teacher in public schools have to be certified to teach in the classroom. A large number of kids graduating from public high schools have to face remediation in college. (http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-college-school-report-card-met-1031-20141031-story.html) 98 percent of public schools have an IEP for students special needs, while only 64 percent of private schools do. Private schools are more than twice safer than public schools (eagnews.com) The report of criminal victimization (theft, violent crimes, simple assault, robbery, and aggravated assault) is much lower in public schools. Private school have a lower percentage of students reportedly getting bullied. Private schools have a lower number of schools shootings. Gang and graffiti according to reports received by students shown there are more in public …show more content…
Studying the National Assessment of Educational Progress and the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, they have found that, when controlling for demographic factors, public schools are doing a better job academically than private schools. It seems that private school students have higher scores because they come from more affluent backgrounds, not because the schools they attend are better educational institutions. (http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/10/are-private-schools-worth-it/280693/) Private school students typically score higher than public school students on standardized tests, but a 2006 study (pdf) by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), which took into account students’ backgrounds, told a different story.

Related Documents