Agreed, though I think it's different for different people. For me, public school was the worst thing I have ever done. The drama and insecurities for myself from being around all those people caused me to have 3 years of anorexia. I had to quit public school to get over it. and now I am
I think you can get the social activity by joining after school programs too. But my experience isn't the majority of people. I mean most people DO benefit from public schools, but there is a small percentage where it backfires.