Top five reasons to stay in school

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    Top 5 Reasons to Stay in School
    (These reasons have been compiled from a variety of sources)

    High school dropouts are four times as likely to be unemployed as those who completed four or more years of college.

    Graduating from high school will determine how well you live for the next 50 years of your life. High school graduates earn $143 more per week than high school dropouts. College graduates earn $336 more per week than high school graduates.

    Dropouts are more likely to apply and receive public assistance than graduates of high school.

    Dropouts comprise a disproportionate percentage of the nation's prison and death row inmates. 82% of prisoners in America are high school dropouts.