Lily from China attended Alameda Unified School District, in California. She explains how her high school in the USA was different from that in China, and how she had an incredible art teacher.
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Why Study High School with Educatius Group?
Educatius Group is the largest organization worldwide dedicated exclusively to high school programs abroad for international students. We are the high school experts! 3 Types of High School programs for international students in 17 countries. SELECT ($$$ - $$$$$) for academic excellence, and to choose your exact school based on STEM, IB, Sports, Arts, Location - customize your dream program! Classic ($) for the traditional student foreign exchange program and a fun cultural experience at the lowest cost, for 1 year maximum. Academic Exchange ($$) for a hybrid program - a low cost high school program with academic strengths and flexible admission requirements.
The ultimate high school program abroad - for international students who want the best. Choose your exact high school based location, ranking, sport, arts, language, AP courses, IB, A-levels & more. Study for a semester, year or multiple years. Ideal for students who want a specific academic path, sport, art or location.
The hybrid high school program. International students cannot choose an exact school, but it is a great academic pathway for a lower price than SELECT programs. Students can request preferences.
The traditional student exchange high school program for a semester or a year maximum - the classic cultural experience. Students cannot choose their exact school, but may be able to request preferences.
About Educatius Group
Educatius Group is the world's largest organization dedicated to high school programs for international students. We partner directly with high schools in 17 countries to help students find the perfect program. We assist foreign students through the enrollment process, and our experienced staff takes care of students during their stay. Our Service Promise ensures that international and exchange students can be confident that they receive caring support in every program. Year after year, governments in Asia, Latin American and Europe entrust us with state sponsored students.Read More
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Birmingham Community Charter High School
SCHOOL PROFILE Birmingham Community Charter High School is an independent US public high school accepting international students in grades 10-12. Different from traditional US public schools, charter schools are created by teachers, parents and the community under special terms. Birmingham Community Charter High School aims to prepare students through innovative and academically challenging curriculums including courses in topics like science, health and business technology. International students especially like the school’s personalized “Small Learning Communities.” FACILITIES Birmingham Community Charter High School is proud of its outstanding resources and state-of-the-art facilities. The school recently invested over $1 million dollars in technology tools, a medical lab and will soon be adding a new lab designed for classes in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. SPORTS AND ARTS Birmingham Community Charter High School has one of the largest athletics program in the entire San Fernando Valley. As for arts, students have the option to take on subjects like creative and liberal arts, media, and performing and visual arts. COMMUNITY INFORMATION Birmingham is located in a suburban area of Los Angeles known as The San Fernando Valley. The “Valley” is centrally situated with easy access to public transportation - students can get to downtown LA in less than 30 minutes. “The City of Angels” (as it is famously known) is a global metropolis with unlimited cultural and recreational opportunities you’d expect from a world-class city.
Saint Edward's School
SCHOOL PROFILE Saint Edward’s School is an independent, coeducational Episcopal institution with a challenging upper-school curriculum prepares high school kids for college. International students can join programs like STEM, entrepreneurship/business classes, a Global Initiatives Program and internship opportunities while attending Saint Edward’s. FACILITIES The beautiful 33-acre campus is set along the Treasure Coast off the Indian River Lagoon—complete with a dock and a fleet of boats. Other facilities include an 800-seat performing arts center, aquatic complex, gymnasiums, fine arts center with music and art studios. There’s also two libraries, playing fields and science labs. SPORTS AND ARTS Saint Edwards School has a very competitive sports program, fielding numerous championship teams. The fine and performing arts programs’ instructors are practicing artists. Participation in choral and instrumental music, art and art history, as well as technical theater practice and design, and theater and speech performance, are all highly encouraged. COMMUNITY INFORMATION Vero Beach is a picturesque coastal town located in on the Treasure Coast of central Florida. There’s plenty for international students to enjoy like sunny beaches, water activities, urban hiking, historical ghost tours and quiet afternoons fishing on the lagoon.
Founded in 1811, Thornton Academy is one of New England’s oldest college preparatory schools. Its comprehensive curriculum consists of 200 courses, including seven foreign languages, 30 arts classes, and more than 60 AP, dual enrollment, and honors courses. The school’s collaborations with both the University of New England and the University of Maine School of Engineering allows students to bypass freshman year at both schools. <center><iframe allowtransparency="true" title="Wistia video player" allowFullscreen frameborder="0" scrolling="no" class="wistia_embed" name="wistia_embed" src="https://fast.wistia.net/embed/iframe/jcug9fpmgq" width="400" height="225"></iframe></center> FACILITIES Campus facilities feature a STEM Center with brand new laboratories, an engineering lab, a foreign language building, an art center, an observatory, and a 500-person theater. Athletic facilities include sports fields, an outdoor track, basketball courts, tennis courts, and four large multi-purpose stadiums. SPORTS AND ARTS As a member of Maine’s top athletic league, Thornton Academy offers several competitive varsity sports. Their football, tennis, golf, swimming, and volleyball teams consistently place top in the state or region. Thornton’s dramatic arts are regarded as a highly developed program that includes courses in theater basics, acting, and technical theater with a focus on media arts. DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE Thornton Academy has two dormitories that have Wi-Fi, kitchenettes, laundry facilities, modern bathrooms, and lounges with big screen TVs. International students can also enjoy many weekend activities held on and off campus. Cooking classes, skiing lessons, movie sessions, and shopping excursions are a few activities international student can participate in. Visit School Site: <a href="https://www.thorntonacademy.org/">Thornton Academy</a> Visit City Site: <a href="https://www.sacomaine.org/">Saco, Maine</a>
Attending an Elite USA Boarding School
USA boarding schools are selective with their admissions criteria, but they welcome international students! These schools are known for their small classes, individual attention for students, the outstanding programs and highly qualified faculty and staff. Students can often find something they would never experience at a school in their own country - like flying lessons, a golf course or horse riding facilities on campus or a student run art gallery. Check out our USA boarding schools or contact our team to find out if boarding schools are the right fit for you!