USA Iowa, USA
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • $ $ $
  • Private

Beckman Catholic School

Established: 1966
STEM

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    410
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Catholic
  • Program Length Available
    Short-Term, Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Year, Fall Semester

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
With a challenging curriculum and great school community, Beckman Catholic School is great for international students. The school offers Advanced Placement courses, the option to take college courses locally or via the Internet, and the innovative "Project Lead the Way" program curriculum in the engineering and STEM fields.

FACILITIES
Each student is given a Chromebook laptop to use and connect to the wireless network available in all classrooms. Facilities include computer rooms, an iPad lab, a multi-usage hall and a sports stadium.

SPORTS AND ARTS
International students may join sports, from freshman to the varsity level. Over the years, teams have won state championships in baseball, soccer, track and field, and girls golf.
The arts department strongly encourages students to take part in a class or after school program to help develop creative talents.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Named among the top 50 Catholic high schools in America by the National Catholic High School Honor Roll, Beckman Catholic is also ranked in the top 50 Iowa Advanced Placement high schools.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Dyersville is located one hour northeast of Cedar Rapids. The city has 100 acres of parks—in fact, the baseball field, Field of Dreams, was built for the iconic 1989 film of the same name.

                  


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  • 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 25 acres Campus Size
  • 1% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:14
ACT Average
23.1
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
French Immersion
No
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
Digital Photography and Design, Drawing, Graphic Design, Sculpture, Speech, Theater
Music
Band, Choir, Jazz Band, Jazz Choir, Vocal
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Calculus, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, US History
Languages
Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Ballroom Dancing, Book Club, Campus Ministry, Future Farmers of America (FFA), Math Club, Ministry of Science, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Vocal Music, Writing Club
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11
Ages Accepted
14-18
ELTiS Minimum
215
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Diploma is offered for students who attend 2+ years

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