I recently graduated from the IB Diploma Programme, one of the most demanding, but also rewarding, curriculums across the globe.
Orange County Public Schools
School DescriptionAs the 9th largest Public School District in the United States, Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) serves 28 high schools with over 59,000 high school students. In addition to nine foreign languages and ESL, OCPS has more than 30 AP courses, the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, and many specialty programs such as Aviation and Aerospace Engineering, Entrepreneurship, and the Center for Future Educators just to name a few.
The schools in the Orange County Public Schools have state-of-the-art facilities with theater auditoriums, athletic facilities, STEM laboratories, and more. OCPS Students also receive a district-provided device so they can access digital educational content.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Orange County Public Schools have a long history of athletic excellence. Students have the opportunity to compete in various sports options in the Fall, Winter, and Spring seasons. Some notable athletic alumni of OCPS include MLB Players Johnny Damon and Brian Barber and NFL Player Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.
The arts program at OCPS is very strong, with students being able to choose different arts electives and extracurricular programs. Some famous alumni of Orange County Public Schools who have gone on to become famous include DJ Khaled and N*SYNC singer Joey Fatone.
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Orange County Public Schools was awarded the Commissioner of Education and the Commissioner’s Community Involvement Council Five Star School Award.
Less than an hour away from the Atlantic Ocean, Orlando, Florida is home to Disney World and many different wonderful cultural events and celebrations. The city is also has its own NBA team, the Orlando Magic.
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- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsBusiness professionals of America, Distributieve Education Clubs of America,Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America, Future Farmers of America, Health Occupations Students of American, National Technical Honor Society, Skills USA, Technology STudent Association
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
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!
Educatius Group received the largest number of international high school students on CSIET F-1 high school programs in 2017-2018!
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