One other possibility to consider is just taking a temporary break from high school instead of permanently quitting.
As long as you are still of legal school age, you can go back to high school after dropping out for a year.
(Most states have a maximum age limit for providing free public education.
How do I go back to school after dropping out?
How to Go Back to College After Dropping Out
- Honestly ask yourself if the degree you want is the right one for your situation.
- Negotiate your work/life balance.
- Get a transcript of classes/credits completed.
- Complete the college application process.
- Apply for financial aid.
Can you drop out and come back?
You might be able to “go back” to high school by registering in the school district, but there is an age limit to returning to school depending in the state you live in in the US (if you are in the US). In some states, if you are over 18 years old, you will not be allowed to re-enter high school.
What happens to high school dropouts?
More than 1.3 million students drop out of high school every year in the US. More than 20% of dropouts are foreign born. A high-school dropout is ineligible for 90% of jobs in America. Kids who don’t read proficiently by 4th grade are 4 times likelier to drop out of school.
Can you go back to highschool at 19?
If you have less than two years of high school to complete (and you’re age 19 or younger) you should return to high school and earn your diploma. If you have more than two years of high school remaining and you are older than 19, the GED is your best bet.