Top Ten Things School Needs to Improve On


The Top Ten

1 How much homework there is

My district has a reputation for turning out hyper-successful ivy-league graduates and the school is VERY particular about keeping that reputation. The teachers, according to state law, are allowed to give like, seven hours of homework a night if they felt like it. I have around half that much, yet its also worth noting that homework sounds like a good idea on paper, but is actually not that useful towards academic achievement. Not to mention, it intrudes on extracurriculars, sleep, and is the #1 cause for stress in high schools. It's a bad idea and whoever is in charge of schools needs to start realizing that because I am devoting at least three hours a night to absolutely nothing productive. - keycha1n

On top of what Joy said, nunerous studies have shown that there is no correlation between homework and test grades. I know some people who don't do much homework because they simply forget to, but still manage to do well on tests. I do my homework every night, and I've been getting increasingly more this year as a sophmore in high school. I'm frequently stressed and feel like I have a burden on my shoulders. - Turkeyasylum

Judging by that sentence you just formed, you need MORE homework. - Alpha101

A lot of Homework prevents the students from self studying

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2 How nice teachers are

If teachers are gonna be nice to kids, kids are gonna enjoy learning with them.

Dam you mean teachers - Nateawesomeness

I had a lot of mean teachers in my school years

I refyse to learn and respect teachers when they r rude psa we aren't being mean we r just trying 2 give u bad karma - Ihateschool

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3 The lunch

Seriously, the lunches taste like moldy socks! - MeaganSaysHI

In my school, the lunch is really good. - AnonymousChick

My school lunch is crap.

I have no lunch system

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4 How many fundraisers there are

In my school we once had this fundraiser for this girl with a deadly condition in our school. We raised enough money to help her - Catacorn

In my school, we need AT LEAST two more. We only have ONE fundraiser, for THE WHOLE YEAR. Even worse, the teachers are always pressuring us "Sell, sell, sell! " - kaitlynrad11

Needs more of the fun fundraisers - Nateawesomeness

And the helpful fundraisers as well,thanks catacomb - Nateawesomeness

5 How long it is

Needs to be shorter - Nateawesomeness

Shorter please

6 No criticizing people on what to do on ipads

We use Chromebooks. Nobody in the school likes them due to how few functions they have. - Turkeyasylum

Let them have freddom on their school ipads - Nateawesomeness

7 How many clubs there are

In my school, we definitely need MORE clubs. There's only like 6 clubs (homework club, baton twirling, best buddies, intramurals, art club, and like one more). But, it depends what school you go to, some need more clubs, some need less. It all depends on the school - kaitlynrad11

There used to be a club at my school dedicated to watching movies and eating cereal... - Turkeyasylum

Needs to be less clubs - Nateawesomeness

8 Less drills

You know I feel deaf when they come on because they think our ears aren't that good and really strong so a lot of them won't hurt but to us it sounds like every single adult screaming at the top of their lungs - lol2016

Pointless fire drills... - Nateawesomeness

Oh no,a fire! Why didn't the alarm worked? Oh,it's broken due to being overused... - SamuiNeko

9 Less rules for dress code

The dress code at my school is pretty reasonable, your shorts have to be at or close to your fingertips (no booty shorts) and you can't wear shirts that don't have the width of your two fingers. Hats have always been banned for us, ever since I was a lad, crying because the fire alarm went off - kaitlynrad11

We used to have a dress code in middle school where you couldn't wear HATS. - Turkeyasylum

Dress codes were strict in my schools, but the students treated it like it didn't exists. - Luxam

You can’t wear tank tops, I wonder what June will be like.

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10 How fair the grades are

3/5 of the scoreboard are Fs - Nateawesomeness

The Contenders

11 The time it starts in the morning

With the homework epidemic, this is by far the biggest, actual issue that plagues high schools. Nearly every problem I face in school (everything! From having enough energy to go to clubs, to focusing in class, to doing homework at home, to performing well on tests...) would be entirely fixed if school was later in the morning. Teens are often physically incapable of sleeping from 9-7 because their bodies are rewired to sleep around 1. The fact that schools start so early requires us to go against our biological clock; setting us up for failure. - keycha1n

At my school, you have to come in at 7:15, even though the first class doesn't start until 7:30. It's especially annoying that I have to get up at 5:30 every school morning, and the bus comes at just about 6:50. And then, hours of homework... I swear, I could fall asleep in math class if I had the effort - kaitlynrad11

High schools should start no earlier than 9 AM.

I mean, really! 7:20? Last year, I wasn’t even awake by then!

12 What is needed in life

Yes we need better things

13 How much anxiety and stress they are putting on the students
14 The way they treat the disabled

Special ed teachers can be jerks

Bitchy special need teachers in my old special needs school.

15 Anti-bullying measures

There needs to be more force in Anti-bullying. The teachers on the playground don't notice because the bullies always find a time and spot where the teacher is not there to put them in trouble.

Yea,Guidance is wrong,the only way to beat a bully is fighting or insults - Nateawesomeness

16 The amount of tests given
17 How long class periods last

45 minutes of nonsense babbling that I could've spent sleeping! - Moxii

18 How nice students are
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