“If I could choose to go back (to Italy) or not, I will definitely choose to stay here forever. Because I feel home." - Benedetta from Italy
Morgan Hill Unified School District
School DescriptionThe Morgan Hill Unified School District’s two high schools accepting international students serve about 3,300 students. The curriculum offers over 20 AP options and various unique art courses as well as honors courses and competitive athletic programs.
Campuses include classroom buildings, theaters, auditoriums, aquatic centers, and athletic centers with full sized gymnasiums. One of the high schools has recently undergone major renovations and technology infrastructure upgrades. New facilities include a theater and amphitheater area, locker rooms, and a new digital marquee.
SPORTS AND ARTS
The schools’ sports teams including girls soccer and volleyball have won many championships in recent years.
The district’s Drama Guild has earned repeated recognition from the American Musical Theater’s Honors program. Students can also take unique courses such as floral design and culinary arts.
Morgan Hill is 25 minutes from the culturally diverse city of San Jose in the southern part of Silicon Valley, a globally recognized technology hotspot. Located less than an hour from the scenic Pacific Coast, the region’s pleasant weather allows students to enjoy the beach, hiking, bike riding, and other outdoor activities year-round.
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- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?No
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in Grades10, 11, 12
Other - Eligibility Requirements?School uses trimester system also; Another TB Test required AFTER arrival in California even if the student has conducted the test in the home country. Honorary Diploma for Academic Year Students only. Applications deadline June 15. All students must take California state English exam (CELDT) upon arrival
Real Stories from Real Students:
Being an exchange student here was the most life changing experience of my life. I am so grateful for having this opportunity and I learned and grew so much as a person. I think that every single second here will be unforgettable for me, I met so many wonderful people. The friends I made here were amazing and they will be in my heart forever. America has truly changed my life for the better!
Blogs and News!
Educatius Group’s USA F-1 Inbound High School Program Listed by CSIET for 7th year in a Row
"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.
"Enjoy every moment like it is your last.” That phrase was my motto I lived by this past year.
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.
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!
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