USA Florida, USA
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • $ $ $
  • Public

Indian River Charter High School

Established: 1998
Beach

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    670
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Short-Term, Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

With an “A” rating from Florida’s school rating system, Indian River Charter High School (IRCHS) was named a School of Excellence by the Florida Department of Education and a Silver Medal School by US News and World Report. Located on Florida’s Atlantic shore, IRCHS places special emphasis on visual and performing arts and takes advantage of the consistently pleasant weather with its signature golf program.



FACILITIES
The Indian River campus’ state-of-the-art facilities include a professional performance venue and theater. Students have access to ChromeBook laptops in every classroom, and the school provides the Visual and Performing Arts program with access to Mac labs and Adobe Products.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Indian River’s comprehensive golf program offers more than just competition, focusing on developing skills, etiquette, golf history, and the golf industry. Students can also take advantage of the ideal climate with sports and club activities. Outside of golf, all team sports listed in the Options Available are sport teams in the community or at local high schools and are not directly available at Indian River. Students are welcome to try out to take part on these sports teams.
Indian River places a strong emphasis on visual and performing arts. The school has a professional-level performance venue, “The Dome,” and a Black Box Theater.

AWARD AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The state’s school rating system gives IRCHS an “A” rating. Additionally, the school has College Board and AP Capstone School certifications. The Florida Department of Education recognizes Indian River as a School of Excellence.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Situated along Florida’s Atlantic Coast, Vero Beach is a desirable travel destination. The town is especially known for golf, water sports, and fishing. Students can walk around town or use Vero Beach’s public transportation system to explore numerous beaches, museums, nature tours, and art galleries.

                  


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  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 8% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:20
Average Class Size
20
SAT Average
1140
ACT Average
21.2
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
French Immersion
No
Speciality Programs
Visual and Performing Arts Program, Golf Program, IRCHS Core Academic Program; the Visual and Performing Arts program provides students with a learning environment conducive to excelling in the fine arts. Five artistic disciplines are offered: dance, theatre, music-vocal, music- instrumental, and visual arts. Each course of study exceeds the basic Florida High School graduation requirements. Students must take the required foundational, historical, and theoretical classes germane to their specific disciplines. They also have an AP Program, Dual Enrollment at IRSC, Executive Internship, Model UN.
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling
Arts
2D Art and Design, Ballet - Pas de Deux, Ceramics, Commercial Art, Digital Art and Design, Drawing, Musical Theater, Painting, Television Production, Theater, Theater - Technical Theater, Visual Arts
Music
Band, Chorus, Guitar, Jazz Ensemble, Music, Music Theory, Orchestra, Percussion, Vocal Ensemble
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Physics 1, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Languages
Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Interact Club, Key Club, LGBTQ, Math Club, Model United Nations (Model UN), National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Student Activities, Student Council
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
14-19
ELTiS Minimum
206
TOEFL Minimum
50
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Minimum Duolingo: 45; In order to play sports, students are required to present all the transcripts from 8th grade, original and translation.

Real Stories from Real Students:

This has been one of the best years of my life and I am really happy I got to live a year in Florida. If I could go back and change one thing, I wouldn't because even all the tough parts led me here and I am just extremely grateful!

Mattea L. from Norway

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