Moreau Catholic High School
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
Moreau Catholic High School is an independent Catholic coeducational college pre- paratory institution, with 965 students currently enrolled in grades 9-12. Educators at Moreau encourage students to become life-long learners and effective communicators. Students are able to participate in the extensive extra-curricular program as well as the amazing academic program guided by dedicated faculty. This allows for students to grow and become well-rounded individuals.
Moreau Catholic’s students can enjoy the spacious campus, including two art studios, a dance studio, the newly-renovated Teves Theater, the Brother Stephen Walsh Memorial Gallery, athletic facilities, a library, and learning commons. In addition, Moreau Catholic introduced 2 new spaces in the Fall of 2016: zSpace, a virtual reality science lab, and Design Studio, a classroom where students can apply scientific principles in an environment that promote risk-taking and invention.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Moreau participates in the Mission Valley Athletic League (MVAL) which allows the stu- dent-athletes the opportunity to compete against other top-notch schools. Each year students earn acceptance to the most prestigious collegiate art programs in the country due to Moreau Catholic’s ensembles who regularly perform in extraordinary musical productions, earning regional and national acclaim.
Hayward is known as the “Heart of the Bay” due to its central and convenient location in Alameda County – 25 miles southeast of San Francisco, 14 miles south of Oakland, and 26 miles north of San Jose. International students will be able to explore and experience much of what Southern California has to offer, all within minutes of Hayward.
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- 9, 10, 11 Grades at School
- 14 acres Campus Size
- 5% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size25
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableNo
Speciality ProgramsVery Strong STEM program and related courses. Moreau has been recognized twice as an Apple Distinguished School for excellence and leadership in the use of technology. Students must participate in approximately 75 hours of community service and a Capstone-related project senior year.
Accepting Students in GradesNo
ELTiS RequiredNot Accepted
TOEFL RequiredGrade 9: 60, Grade 10 & 11: 70
TOEFL Junior Required840 (280 or higher on each section) for grade 9
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Accept the IELTS exam for students (we ask candidates to aim for a 6.0) and the ITEP Slate exam we ask candidates to aim for a 5.0. Tuition payments include a non-refundable $5,000 tuition deposit. Full tuition for the 2017-2018 school year will be paid by a deposit of $5,000 due within 20 days of acceptance. The remaining balance is due by April 1. The I-20 will be issued only after receipt of the full payment. Tuition including the deposit, less a $500 processing fee, is fully refundable should the student be denied a visa after 2 attempts.
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