What Is The Difference Between Private School Vs Public School?
Growing up I always wondered about those rich kids that attended private schools. They got to wear the cute uniforms and seemed more privileged than myself. But the truth is I really had no idea what made their school students so cool. Was it all about money, and if so what was the cost? What was better about their school than mine? Pros & Cons According to Council for American Private Education, the average tuition for private school (from 2007-2008) was estimated between $13-15,000 for K-12. Interestingly enough, there are a little over 33,000 private schools in the US but only 11% of the population is attending them. More than 80% of the wealthy kids (with parents making $100,000 or more) attend public schools! Here are the pros and cons which might shed some light on why this is the case: Private School Pros: • Attract tend to hire better teachers. • They are selective of students they admit, which can mean higher quality friends for your kids • Students that are admitted must have