I was homeschooled along with my 4 siblings and it was a very positive experience for all of us. Here's an inforgraphic with a history of homeschooling and where homeschooling and homeschoolers are now. Very interesting!
Side note: I've had more than one person tell me that they don't believe the (many, many, many) statistics they've seen that prove that homeschoolers tend to be academically and socially ahead of public school students because the statistics are often gathered by pro-homeschooling groups. This infographic is put out by Top Masters in Education which is NOT a homeschooling site