In the U.S., immigrant students outperform natives of similar socioeconomic status, reports the Center on International Education Benchmarking. That’s true in Australia as well.
Canada’s immigrant students match native students’ performance after five years in school, according to Pathways to Success: How Knowledge and Skills at Age 15 Shape Future Lives in Canada. Sixty-one percent of Canada’s immigrant students go on to university compared to 42 percent of native-born students. I wonder how that correlates to the percentage of immigrants from Asian countries.