USA Rhode Island, USA
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Mt. Hope High School

Established: 1993
Beach

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    910
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Located 30 minutes from Rhode Island’s capitol of Providence (home of Ivy League Brown University) and 6 minutes from beaches, Mt. Hope High School of Bristol is a US public school for students in grades 9-12. It offers the large student body a wide range of courses that includes over 15 Advanced Placements, more than 20 different arts classes and 60 afterschool activities. The high school also collaborates with local colleges in dual-credit programs.



FACILITIES
Surrounded by groves of trees, the 42-acre campus features a gymnasium, six tennis courts, a football/track and field stadium, a baseball diamond, and a library with a digital media center.

SPORTS AND ARTS
The “Huskies” are proud of their reputation as a sports powerhouse. The high school boys boasts championships in divisional and state competitions for football, basketball, swimming and lacrosse. The girls have been just as impressive, winning titles in soccer, lacrosse, indoor track, tennis and softball. The award-winning music department has an outstanding marching band, as well as jazz, concert and symphonic bands. The Husky News Network is a live morning TV show produced and broadcasted by solely students.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Mt. Hope High School was named the 2014 Rhode Island Department of Education Commended School Award and was ranked fifth in Rhode Island for Best High Schools.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
The town of Bristol is a scenic area with lots of parks and beaches. It’s only an hour and 30 minutes’ train ride from Boston and 4.5 hours from New York City. Aside also has many historic sites such as the Newport Mansions and Fort Adams. Best of all, the small town atmosphere gives international study abroad students a special window into traditional New England America.

  • 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 42 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:16
SAT Average
1160
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
2D Art, Acting, Animation, Broadcasting, Ceramics, Computer Art, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Portfolio, Studio Art - Drawing, Theater Arts, Video Production
Music
Band, Band - Concert, Choir, Digital Music Studio, Guitar, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Band, Music Theory, Symphonic Band, Vocal Ensemble
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Physics 1, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History
Languages
French, French, Portugese, Sign Language, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Chess Club, Distributive Educations Clubs of America (DECA), Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Gymnastics, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Mock Trial, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Olympic Science Competition, Robotics and Engineering, Student Council, Sustainability, Thespian Society
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
14-19
ELTiS Required
206

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