Teen academic stress:
At a Glance High school emphasizes grades and performance more than elementary and middle school did. Kids may also feel pressure to join a lot of activities in order to get into college, which can lead to overscheduling. Staying organized and managing time can be challenging for high school kids, especially those with learning and attention issues.Kids in high school are under a lot of pressure. There’s more competition to get into college. And more to juggle on a daily basis, including homework, extracurricular activities and a social life. All while trying to get good grades! This pressure can be tough for any teen. And it’s even harder on kids with learning and attention issues. Here are some of the major causes of high school stress.