Private Schools vs Private Schools

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Private Schools vs Private Schools by Mind Map: Private Schools vs Private Schools

1. Make-up

1.1. Private Schools are 90% white

1.1.1. 70% of private schools are religious.

1.2. Public schools are more ethnically diverse

1.2.1. 24.4 M White

1.2.2. 13.6 M Hispanics

1.2.3. 8 M Black

1.2.4. 2.8 M Asian/Pacific Islander

1.2.5. 0.5 M Native American

1.2.6. 1.5 M Mixed Race

2. Cost to Family

2.1. Private: Average tuition of $8,000 a year

2.2. Public: Free to family. Average $12,000 per student paid by taxpayers.

3. Student to Teacher Ratio

3.1. 16:1 Public Schools

3.2. 12:1 in Private Schools

4. High School Graduation Rate

4.1. Private: 95%

4.2. Public: 83%

5. Syllabi

5.1. Public: Must adhere to state mandated curriculum

5.2. Private: Greater flexibility

6. A well known public school graduate is Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg.

7. A well known Private school graduate is Microsoft Founder Bill Gates.

8. Both Gates and Zuckerberg dropped out of college.