High Schools Vs. High School Essay

910 Words Mar 23rd, 2015 4 Pages
What are the differences between the two high schools systems over the countries? Each country has its own system of teaching their citizens, and each one endeavors to be the best. High schools are base education that builds the students’ improvement. And adolescents feel like high school is the second home where they spend most of their time. In addition, the way that the country follows to teach their students is shaping their culture especially in the high schools. When comparing high school in the US and high school in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the countries should base good education on the educational attainment, how a student feels, the government, and the system of high schools.

The educational attainment is different from country to country. Educational attainment in Saudi Arabia is really poor; most of the studying materials are focusing on the religious education. Moreover, the Saudi education system still relies primarily on rote memorization. A student is to learn what the teacher says. The student is not to question it and is not to amplify it, and doing so will usually result in some form of punishment: physical or failing grades. In contrast, the US education system relies more on individuals actually thinking about the subject matter and learning to extend the information provided by the teacher or texts into other areas. Furthermore, hard sciences in Saudi Arabia are taught a bit more than in the US, but again, independent thinking and critical thinking…

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