# How much time do high school students spend on homework?

## How much time do high school students spend on homework?

Among all high school students surveyed (those that reported completing their homework and those that did not), the time allocated to complete homework amounted to less than an hour per day, despite the fact that high school teachers report they assign an average of 3.5 hours of homework per day.

### How many hours does the average teenager spend on homework?

A poll of public school teachers finds that on average, high school students are assigned 3.5 hours of homework per weeknight, or more than 17 hours a week.

How much free time do high school students have?

Data are averages of all days of the week for high school students ages 15 to 19. Male high school students spent 1.2 hours more doing leisure activities on an average day than did female high school students (5.7 hours, compared with 4.5 hours).

How much time should a 7 year old spend on homework?

Doing Homework How much time each day is really optimal for homework? A general rule of thumb among teachers is 10 minutes per grade level.

## How long should a 13 year old play video games?

Twice as many parents also say their teen boy plays video games every day compared to parents of teen girls. Teen boys are also more likely to spend three or more hours gaming. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no more than two hours per day of screen-based entertainment.

### Is 2 hours of video games too much?

The American Academy of Pediatrics thinks that one to two hours per day is the right amount, but only for children aged between two and five, not teenagers. The Academy believes that there should be no numerical value placed on how many hours per day older children should be gaming.