The home-educated typically score 15 to 30 percentile points above public-school students on standardized academic achievement tests.
(The public school average is the 50th percentile; scores range from 1 to 99.)
A 2015 study found Black homeschool students to be scoring 23 to 42 percentile points above Black public school students (Ray, 2015).
Homeschool students score above average on achievement tests regardless of their parents’ level of formal education or their family’s household income.
Whether homeschool parents were ever certified teachers is not related to their children’s academic achievement.
Degree of state control and regulation of homeschooling is not related to academic achievement.
Home-educated students typically score above average on the SAT and ACT tests that colleges consider for admissions.
Homeschool students are increasingly being actively recruited by colleges.
Research Facts On Homeschooling – Homeschool Fast Facts
Brian D. Ray, Ph.D. – January 13, 2018
Credit: College At Home – http://www.collegeathome.com
My wife just made a video where she homeschools our children.
I read in the comment field several individuals who argue that: Well this is all good but what about socialization.
I understand that this is something that the school system man [I guess society as a whole] has imprinted in your minds: That if you don’t socialize in school with other children you don’t get socialized… you don’t learn social skills and so forth…
In reality it’s the opposite.
Children who are home-schooled are better at social interaction with other human beings than those in school.
In school you are not taught how to socialize with people.
You are forced to socialize with people you have nothing in common with, who are not on your intellectual level and whom you probably don’t want to socialize with.
In most schools you have a class with individuals that are your own age and same thing the next year, same thing the next year, same thing the next year and you don’t really socialize or interact a lot with the kids of different ages.
And what this means is that is that the maturity level of these kids it’s not really stimulated so to speak.
It remains the same to a very large degree – they don’t mature like they should.
If you have kids of different ages [like they do in schools in the countryside most of the time] you have the ability to mature much more.
And of course in home schooling it’s the same thing because the children are not all the same age.
But I guess there are some things you learn better in school.
Contempt for weakness.
Contempt for stupidity.
Contempt for fat people, for people with glasses, for people with red hair, for people who you know have a South American mother or father.
Oh they really had it in our school.
That’s the social interaction have in school: Bullying and everybody trying not to become the victim.
So they try to turn someone else into a victim real fast before somebody turns you into a victim.
A lot like prison – really the same thing.
That’s not the type of social interaction I want to have my children exposed to.
Social Interaction? – Thulean Perspective – 15 Feb 2018
A Morning with our 5 Homeschooled Children – Marie Cachet – 15 Feb 2018