It is impossible to believe March is coming to an end. With that being said, just a small reminder that Graduation is less than two months away and not to mention Prom is next month!!! Time truly flies when you are having a good time and when you are far away from home.
Paradise Valley Unified School District
School DescriptionFour 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.
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. Students in grades 9-11 can participate in sports.
Paradise Valley’s arts program is particularly impressive, featuring unique courses such as culinary arts, architectural drafting, and photojournalism.
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 PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableNo
Speciality ProgramsIB available at North Canyon High School.
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
TOEFL Junior RequiredN/A
Other - Eligibility Requirements?I-20s are provided after May 30th. Admission process will begin in January.
Blogs and News!
Since this is the first time you are going to read something of mine, I should tell you a little about myself. I am an 18-year-old High School Student from Slovenia, finishing my senior year in Arizona. There have been ups and downs in the past six months, but I never doubted I made the right decision coming to the United States.
This month I will focus on writing about furthering your studies in the US. I know that many international students hope to come back to the States upon their high school graduation. In order to be prepared when the day comes, I decided to share some tips and other “things to know’.
"International students who study at a US high school have an inside-track to attend a US University," according to Educatius Group's Academic Director Dr. Sharon Tan.
Educatius Group’s USA F-1 Inbound High School Program Listed by CSIET for 7th year in a Row
"Enjoy every moment like it is your last.” That phrase was my motto I lived by this past year.
It's a great challenge for international students to leave their home and comfort zone. But living with an American host family will leave you with a lot of good memories. Today let me share with you my tips from living with host families for three years in American high schools!
What is the most important factor for international students when selecting a US high school to apply to?
Educatius Group received the largest number of international high school students on CSIET F-1 high school programs in 2017-2018!
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