Phoenix Christian Preparatory School
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
Phoenix Christian Preparatory School is a private Christian high school located in the Southwest region of the United States. Offering three diploma tracks, the unique learning environment allows students to receive individualized attention.
The school’s 13-acre campus is centrally located in the city of Phoenix. The facilities include a gymnasium, library, science building, music building, and a computer lab.
SPORTS AND ARTS
International students are encouraged to join a sport team and take part in the competition. Recently, Phoenix Christian's girls' basketball team and the boys' baseball team won state titles. Phoenix Christian values art education and offers courses and clubs in activities such as photography, marching band and drama.
Phoenix is one of the fastest growing cities in the US full of fun activities and unique outdoor parks that you will only find in the southwest of the US Students can enjoy year round outdoor activities because of its warm climate.
- 9, 10, 11 Grades at School
- 13 acres Campus Size
- 20% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size13
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsStudents can earn college credit through Grand Canyon University and Arizona Christian University.
Accepting Students in GradesNo
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Application deadline: May 1st Will only accept transfer 12th graders
Similar Schools (3)
Higley Unified School District
Higley Unified School District offers well-rounded, rigorous curricula that include music, art, language, physical education and technology. Dedicated to student achievement, the schools provide a wide-range of Advanced Placement courses, Honors courses, STEM and engineering courses, along with career and technical education. The district offers a wide range of curriculum designed to challenge all students and prepare them for college after high school. Some of these programs include a full range of AP, honors, and dual enrollment courses along with STEM, Engineering, Career and Technical Education programs. In addition to a commitment to outstanding academics, they encourage all students to participate in one of 50 extra-curricular activities. Whether it be fine arts, sports, student council, or one of many campus clubs, Higley Unified School District is the place to enhance international student’s high school experience. Facilities All of the District’s campuses have sports fields, theaters and science labs. Some also include broadcast studios and engineering labs for their accelerated programs. Sports and Arts International students from grades 9 to 11 are invited to take part in junior varsity-level sports teams which have won many national and state awards. Participation in extracurricular activities and clubs is another great way for international students to experience an authentic American high school lifestyle. In particular, students can get involved with the District’s award winning music department programs. Awards and Accomplishments The Arizona Department of Education ranks Higley Unified School District 3rd in the state (A rating) and the Washington Post named one of its high schools “America’s Most Challenging.” Community Information The city of Gilbert, ranked as one of the best places to live and learn in the U.S. by CNN/Money Magazine, is warm and sunny all year round. Located 30 minutes east of downtown Phoenix, it’s very easy for international students to take advantage of Phoenix’s many cultural sites and world-class sports and events.
Scottsdale Unified School District
DISTRICT PROFILE Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) accepts international students at five high schools from grades 9 to 12. Saguaro High School is one of the best high schools in the state of Arizona and showcases SUSD’s dedication to education. At Saguaro they offer programs such as the International Baccalaureate and STEM amongst others. All of the district’s high schools focus on contributing to the international student’s academic and cultural experience in America. FACILITIES The Scottsdale Unified School District boasts impressive campuses. Both the Arcadia and Saguaro High School campuses have recently been updated to better serve students. Many of SUSD’s schools feature computer labs, theaters, career centers, and production labs like Coronado High School. SPORTS AND ARTS SUSD Schools promote growth and teamwork through their sports programs. From 2015 to 2016, students brought home five State Sports Championships. To allow students to expand creatively, some fantastic arts programs are offered too. Students at Chaparral can take Culinary Arts or Sports Medicine; at Arcadia Advertising Art; and at Desert Mountain they are known for its award winning Visual and Performing Arts. AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS Chaparral High School ranked #1 in the state and is the only school in Arizona to have student winners of the Siemens Westinghouse Competition and Intel Science Talent Search, two of the most prestigious science competitions in the U.S. COMMUNITY INFORMATION Located only 20 minutes outside of Phoenix, Scottsdale is an urban metropolitan city known for its warm weather and is often referred to as a “golfer’s paradise.” It has more than 40 parks, 7 community centers, and dozens of recreation programs.
Holy Name Junior/ Senior High School
SCHOOL PROFILE Holy Name Junior/Senior High School is a catholic coeducational college-preparatory school. The school offers students a great study environment where academic excellence is balanced with social development, discipline, as well as artistic and athletic achievement. International students will be able to enjoy a great educational experience located in the small welcoming city of Worcester. FACILITIES The Holy Name Junior/Senior High School campus includes a wind turbine, a gymnasium, sports fields, STEM labs, and more. SPORTS AND ARTS Holy Name Junior/Senior High School offers at least one sport per season for girls and boys with a no-cut policy, guaranteeing that every student can participate in athletics each season regardless of ability or experience. A number of graduates have gone on to play sports at both the collegiate level and professionally. Each year, the arts program participates in amazing concerts and competitions, and students from Holy Name go on an annual overnight trip. COMMUNITY INFORMATION Worcester is located in central Massachusetts with a very young and energetic population. If students enjoy winter activities like snowboarding or skiing, Worcester has a great location with many slopes nearby. It also offers many cafés and places for meeting friends to study and get together outside of school. There are a number of famous colleges nearby such as Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Clark University, and Assumption College. Not far from Boston, students can easily travel to the historic city and experience the American northeast culture, food, atmosphere, and prestigious universities.