The U.S. education system is a system that is provided by the state and whose funding will come from three different areas, those being federal, state and local. In America, the citizens can choose to send their children to public or private schools. Public school education is available for all and is typically met with a small fee, which is close to nothing. The school curriculum, funding, teaching, employment as well as the policies are set by the school boards. Typically public schools will have districts that are based upon location. Citizens in the United States will attend school for an average of thirteen years with children typically starting around the age of five and ending at the age of eighteen years old.
Some people would prefer for their children to attend private schools.
Private schools are schools that are independent from the local, state
and national government. Private schools are selective and can choose
which students they will accept and which they will not. Private schools are funded by charging tuition for the students instead of relying on public funding.
Students will go through kindergarten, then elementary school (grades 1-6) then they will
attend middle school (grades 7-8) and finally they will attend high
school (grades 9-12). From that point on it is up to the student to
choose to further their education with higher learning in the form of
college or university, which lasts anywhere between four to five years.
They can then go further to attend graduate school and proceed to
receive their doctorate.
Find out everything you need to know about the primary schools in America.
Find out important information about the secondary schools in America.
Information on what to look for in and undergraduate school.
Find the information you want to know about graduate schools in America.
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