USA Arizona, USA
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Paradise Valley Unified School District

City
IB

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    2200
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Fall Year

School Description

Four high schools in Paradise Valley Unified School District are currently welcoming international students. All of the district’s high schools offer AP and honors courses. Many of the Paradise Valley high schools have exceptional academic programs, like the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma.

FACILITIES
Some of the district’s facilities include recently remodeled 1,000-seat auditorium and large capacity artificial turf football stadium. Phoenix has great weather year round and campuses feature outdoor terraces with lunch tables and benches for students to enjoy the sunshine between classes.

SPORTS AND ARTS
The district offers competitive athletics including traditional US sports such as American football and baseball as well as less traditional sports such as badminton. State regulations allow international students in grades 9-11 to participate in any Junior Varsity (JV) sports teams.
Paradise Valley’s arts program is particularly impressive, featuring unique courses such as culinary arts, architectural drafting, and photojournalism.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Phoenix is the largest city in Arizona and is ranked one of the fastest-growing cities in the US With a distinct artistic culture and vibe, Phoenix is very welcoming to international students, who will find various sports, arts, destinations, and dining.

                  


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  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 2% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:30
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
French Immersion
No
Speciality Programs
IB available at North Canyon High School.
Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling
Arts
American Musical Theory, Architectural Drawing and Design, Art History, Ceramics, Drawing, Fashion, Film, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Studio Art, Theater, Theater - Design and Production
Music
Band, Chorus, Jazz Band, Music Production, Music Technology, Music Theory, Sound Engineering, String Ensemble
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Government and Politics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics 1, Psychology, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Languages
French, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Academic Decathlon, Art Club, Ballroom Dancing, Book Club, Dance Team, French Club, Game Development, Robotics Club, Spanish Club
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
14-18
ELTiS Minimum
215
TOEFL Minimum
40
TOEFL Junior Required
N/A
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 65; I-20s are provided after May 30th. Admission process will begin in January.

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