Do students do better in private schools?
No, private schools aren’t better at educating kids than public schools. Why this new study matters. Despite evidence showing otherwise, it remains conventional wisdom in many parts of the education world that private schools do a better job of educating students, with superior standardized test scores and outcomes.
What percentage of Harvard students come from private schools?
Before coming to Harvard, 63 percent of respondents attended public school, most of them non-charter, while 35 percent attended private school—26 percent non-denominational and 10 percent parochial.
Do colleges look at private schools differently?
Taken together, these numbers suggest there is no advantage regarding college admission from attending private school. This study comes at an important time due to the attention placed on the selectivity among the nation’s top universities and how that affects the choice between attending public or private high school.
What high school is number one in the nation?
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology