My daughter is only 2, but I think alot about what I will do for school for her since she can start at 3 or 4, but a question on here just got me thinking. My towns school is very big, like 4 stories and I really dont want my tiny little girl going to a huge school with hundreds of kids. What are the negatives about sending a young child to a large public school?
I personally don't want my son going to such a large school. So even though he is only 2 (I went visiting schools when he was only a year) I searched for the school that is the right fit for him. I wanted a school that had a small student/teacher ratio, a school that allowed him to continue to be the free spirit and independent thinker that he is, and a school that fit my parenting style. And I found one. But I will be honest. It also came with a hefty price tag. Ouch. I have a back up and it is the school we are zoned for. I can choose from any school in my county. Most people don't like the public school I am zoned for because there is a lot of racial diverstiy. As in almost equal number of white students to black students with a heavy Asian population, a fair percentage of Latino children and a category they call "other." It is rated number two academically in my county. cont...
Answer by frogdawg at 9:27 PM on Jan. 20, 2009
The only negative that come to mind is if there was over crowding, your child might not get the personal attention needed. A large building wouldn't necessarily mean that they were over crowded though.
Maybe that it would be harder to evacuate a large multi-story building in case of emergency?
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