Question: Is Being Homeschooled Better?

Research suggests homeschooled children tend to do better on standardized tests, stick around longer in college, and do better once they’re enrolled.

A 2009 study showed that the proportion of homeschoolers who graduated from college was about 67%, while among public school students it was 59%.

Why is it good to be homeschooled?

Homeschooling provides positive and appropriate socialization with peers and adults. Homeschooled children are largely free from peer pressure. Homeschooled children are comfortable interacting with people of all ages. Homeschooling promotes good communication and emotional closeness within a family.

Are homeschooled students smarter?

Homeschool students appear smarter at the end due to their ability to adapt to a situation or topic, ask pertinent questions, and then answer their own questions through learning. They are lifelong learners. Public/private school students never get a deep view of a topic, just a shallow understanding.

What are the disadvantages of being homeschooled?

Overcoming Disadvantages

  • Cost. Parents immediately face financial disadvantages when they decide to homeschool because one parent must stay at home.
  • Socialization.
  • Criticism from others.
  • Worry.
  • Knowing where to Start.
  • Finding a method that suits your family.
  • Finding the Best Resources.
  • Finding the time.

Is it better to homeschool or public school?

Homeschooling is a family effort. The opportunity to reinforce family values and beliefs, while developing a stronger sense of self, is why many families choose homeschool over public school. These are a few reasons why homeschool parents decided to homeschool their child as opposed to public school.