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A List Of 30 Good Essay Topics For High School Students

There are plenty of fascinating essay topics out there for high school students that will not only impress your teacher but will also interest the student! However, sometimes it is hard to think of them, so below is a list of 30 great topics for you to choose from!

  1. Are footballers paid too much?
  2. Was it right for Britain to get rid of the death penalty, or should we bring back capital punishment?
  3. What would you do if the world had no rules or laws for a single day?
  4. Are student’s textbooks too expensive? How can we make them cheaper?
  5. Should we be spending less money on space exploration?
  6. Should students have to wear uniforms? Are there benefits to wearing uniforms?
  7. Should girls and boys be separate in schools? Would it improve learning?
  8. How important in fashion?
  9. At what age should children be allowed to have mobile phones?
  10. Do we depend on technology too much?
  11. Is the voting age too old? Should we change it and if yes, then why?
  12. Should we be trying to save animals such as the panda that are naturally going extinct or should we be trying to save other animals that are at threat as a direct result of human interference, e.g. frogs?
  13. Should we do more to protect domesticated animals from abuse? What can we do?
  14. In order to tackle racism, should we insist that a certain percentage of certain jobs be reserved for people of different races and cultures?
  15. Who do you admire most in the world and why?
  16. What makes a piece of art ‘good’ and what makes it ‘bad’?
  17. Consider some benefits and some drawbacks to the concept of zoos.
  18. Is it more important for a child to have a mother than a father?
  19. Why is it important to learn a second language?
  20. Should we be starting to teach foreign languages in primary school? When is it too early to teach languages to children?
  21. When children misbehave, it is their responsibility or their parents’?
  22. Is animal testing ‘right’?
  23. Is the privatization the NHS a good or a bad thing?
  24. Is it right to have public and state schools in Britain? Why/not?
  25. Should we make smoking illegal? What about drinking?
  26. Should the legal age of drinking and smoking be raised?
  27. Celebrities are useless: do you agree?
  28. Could you live without television?
  29. What makes a country successful?
  30. Is the Internet a force for good or for evil?