USA California, USA
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Morgan Hill Unified School District

Beach

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    1250
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

DISTRICT PROFILE
The 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.



FACILITIES
Campuses include classroom buildings, theaters, auditoriums, athletic centers with full sized gymnasiums, and aquatic centers. 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’ DII 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.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
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.

Visit School Site: Morgan Hill Unified School District
Visit City Site: Morgan Hill, California

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
SAT Average
1160
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Sports
Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Cheerleading, Diving, Football, Golf, Hockey, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Water Polo, Wrestling
Arts
Ceramics, Drama, Photography, Studio Art - Drawing, Studio Art: 2D Design, Studio Art: 3-D Design, Theater
Music
Choir, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Marching drum line, Music Theory
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Physics 1, Physics 2, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Languages
French, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Black Student Union, Chess Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Future Farmers of America (FFA), Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Interact Club, Math Club, Red Cross, Robotics Club, Table Tennis Club, Theater Club, Women in Motion
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
14-17
ELTiS Required
206
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

Testimonials

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!

Maria M. from Brazil

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