Ellen3 wrote: Riff-raff are the bottom students at most publics in the US. Unmotivated, uninvolved parents, drugs, crappy grades, discipline or legal issues. I'm not suggesting all public school children are riff-raff. But when you send your child to a public they share classrooms and hallways with them. The riff-raff will be at the same parties. There aren't really any riff-raff to speak of at the school we send our children to. That doesn't make us snobs, that makes us parents who are lucky enough to be able to afford a school that doesn't have those issues.
what's interesting is the reason we moved D1 from our public school to private was the public school lacked diversity. We lived in a rather wealthy town, 90+% students were white.