Choosing the perfect school for your kids can be a hard choice. As a parent, you want to make sure you set up a stable foundation for their growth. There is a plethora of information out there and it can be a lot to absorb as parents. Here are a list of pros and cons for both public and private schools.

Public school pros.

-Government funded so they are more affordable than private schools.

-They generally include a more varied/wide curriculum.

-They support and offer more after school activities.

-They have a more diverse range of ethnic children attending.

Public school cons.

-Big class sizes means that there are not enough teachers for the students. Students can miss out on individual attention.

-Some public schools do not have access to high-level technology and other resources because of lack of funding.

Private school pros.

-Private schools often have a more challenging and rigorous academic curriculum.

-Private schools are stricter in behavior management and teaching practices.

-Private schools

Private school cons.

-Some private schools are based on religion (usually catholic) and require students to partake in religious activities.

-Private schools are expensive. Many students come from wealthy backgrounds so that can put stress and extra pressure on students.

-There is less of a diverse environment between the students.

Regardless of what you choose, as a parent, trust that you know what is best for your child. Talentnook is always here to help to support education and help your child grow!

Home Schooling Author Prerna