"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.
Bishop McDevitt High School
School DescriptionBishop McDevitt High School is a school in eastern Pennsylvania accepting international students from grades 9 to 12. Its programs offer students many challenging opportunities in AP courses, arts, and after-school activities
Bishop McDevitt has enterprise-class internet and network infrastructure available in every classroom. Students have access to media labs, science labs, and sports facilities.
SPORTS AND ARTS
The school has a strong tradition of athletic excellence. The school’s sports teams have brought home many titles, with the football team winning multiple titles since 2010.
Students can also develop their artistic abilities by taking classes in performing arts, music, or visual arts. Bishop McDevitt has even more to offer after school with clubs like drama, art, and more.
Wyncote is conveniently located just outside of Philadelphia and offers international high school students a glimpse of old America. Students can visit many historical sites like the Liberty Bell, try local cuisine like the Philly Cheesesteak, or just enjoy the old city atmosphere at a local cafe.
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Awards and Accomplishments Of School
Recently accredited by Middle States; 2018 Award National Catholic Education Association; 21st Century School Program Launching in 2019-2020 school year; Boys Basketball PCL Finals; Boys Basketball Semi-Final State Champs; Girls Basketball District Champs
1. Jim Curtain ‘97 – is a retired American soccer player and current Head Coach, Philadelphia Union Men’s Professional Soccer Team
2. Frank Rizzo Jr. - member of Philadelphia City Council
3. Paul F. Tompkins ‘86 - American comedian, actor and writer
4. Chris Conlin – was an All-American football player at Penn State University, former NFL player with the Miami Dolphins
5. Cindy Griffin '87 – Head Coach, Women's Basketball at St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 3% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size20
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableNo
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Can't be 20 at graduation. Students are not allowed to repeat a grade. Will not accept IELTS.
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