Same Sex High School Girls Essay

1453 Words Nov 10th, 2015 6 Pages
Same-Sex High School Many problems could be solved with same sex high schools. It would be better for the children to attend same sex high schools to resolve issues of focusing. Not only does it benefit children it prevents classroom disruptions, allowing the teacher to focus on teaching. Same-sex high schools are proven to perform at higher standards, academically, structurally, and behaviorally than co-ed highs schools.
A same-sex high school is where only all girls or all boys attend. They were started because it was believed that students should be segregated so they could focus and learn better. Girls and boys do not learn the same way. When boys and girls are together the sexual attraction can be very distracting. When a boy is with a girl the boys are more worried about being funny and not focusing on school, but when the boys are alone boys do focus better.
The academic benefits to being in a same sex school are being separated from guys or girls because it helps the student learn better by speaking up in class and not having an extra distraction that hinders any student from getting an education. ¨Girls attending girls ' schools were significantly more likely to attend a 4-year college compared with girls attending co-ed schools (Cohen). Likewise, boys who graduated from boys ' schools were significantly more likely to attend a 4-year college compared with boys who graduated from coed schools (Cohen).¨ Same sex schools also help the testing and quizzing…

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