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Saint John’s High School

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Saint John’s High School

West Islip, New York

Founded in 1966, Saint John’s High School is a private, Catholic, college preparatory high school West Islip, New York. Saint John’s was voted the Best Catholic School on Long Island in 2016. The school offers a challenging academic program featuring over 30 AP and Honors courses. Students are also able to take college credit courses through unique partnerships with St. John’s University, Molloy College, and Adelphi University. With 100% of 2017 graduates being admitted to college, Saint John’s prepares all students to succeed in higher education.

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School Type: Private Day School

School Size: 1379

Class Size: 25

Grades Accepted: 9, 10, 11,12

Types of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Intake, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross Country, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Kickline, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurricular: Art Club, Astronomy Club, Bel Canto Chorale, Big Brother/Big Sister, Book Club, Caribbean Cultural Club, Chess Club, Computer Programming Club, Culinary Arts Club, Danceworks, Drama Club, Earth Club, Global Ambassadors Club, History Club, Irish Club, Italian Club, Jazz Ensemble, Knitting, Liturgical Music Group, Mathletes, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, String Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, Peace and Justice Club, Pep Band, Percussion Ensemble, Radio, SADD, SJB Dance Company, Spanish Club, Speech and Debate, Spring Musical, Stained Glass Club, Student Council, Symphonic Band, Table Tennis, The Forerunner (Yearbook), The Prophet (School Newspaper), Media News Network, Wind Ensemble, Women’s Chorus, Writing Center

Saint Anthony’s High School

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Saint Anthony’s High School

South Huntington, New York

Saint Anthony’s High School is a co-educational, college preparatory high school founded in 1933. With more than 80 AP and Honors courses and 21 college credit courses, Saint Anthony offers its students a diverse, rigorous academic program. A selection of university-accredited classes, a special partnership with the nationally-renowned Saint Francis Hospital, and state-of-the-art technological resources prepare students for long-term success after graduation.

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School Type: Private Day School

School Size: 2,400

Class Size: 30

Grades Accepted: 9, 10, 11, 12

Types of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Intake, Students Intending to Graduate

 

Sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Tennis, Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars: Archery Club, Art Club, Aviation & Rocket Club, Book Club, Chess Club, Comic & Cartooning, Creative Writing Club, Dance Club, DECA, DIY Club, Equestrian Club, Film Club, Future Leaders of America, Future Medical Professionals, Girls Who Code, Global Ambassadors, Irish Step Dancing Club, Jazz Band, League of Legends, Math Club, Mock Trial Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Photography Club, Physics Club, Quiz Bowl, Robotics Club, Rock-n-Roll Club, Rubiks Club, Science Club, Show Choir, Smart Play, Stage Crew, Step Team, Student Council, Support Our Troops, Table Tennis Club, Video Game Club, Wall Street Club

Saint Thomas Aquinas

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Saint Thomas Aquinas

New Hampshire, 1 hour from Boston

Saint Thomas Aquinas High School is a private, Catholic school located in the historic New Hampshire seacoast town of Dover, NH. With a student population of approximately 420 and a low student-to-teacher ratio of 12:1, students are able to receive individualized support from faculty and staff. Students often cite the close-knit and supportive school community as their favorite characteristic. Saint Thomas Aquinas was named the #1 Private School on the Seacoast for 2017 (as recognized by Seacoast Media Group). The school recently refreshed many of its courses to focus on a STEAM curriculum – the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. New, rigorous course offerings such as lab-based Biotechnology, Geometry featuring computer software, and Introduction to Digital and Fine Arts prepare students interested in any subject to use advanced modern technologies. Students at Saint Thomas Aquinas are well-prepared for pursuing higher degrees, and the school maintained a 100% college acceptance rate for the graduating Class of 2018.

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Location: Dover, New Hampshire

School Type: Private Day School

School Size: 423

Class Size: 15

Grades Accepted: 9,10, 11, 12

Types of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Intake, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball

Extracurricular: Academic Worldquest, Art Club, Campus Ministry, Chamber Choir,Chess Club, Debate Team, Drama Club, Environmental Club, FIRST Robotics, French Club, Global Ambassadors, Harry Potter Club, Intersectional Feminism Club, Investing Club, Jazz Band, Math Team, Model UN, Portsmouth Police Explorers, Rosary Club, Spanish Club, Student Advisory Board, Student Ambassadors, Tech Crew, Yearbook Club

Fairmont Private Schools

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Fairmont Private Schools

Anaheim, California

Fairmont Private Schools is a co-educational, non-sectarian private K-12 program with four locations in the Anaheim, California area. Fairmont’s commitment to excellence and exceptionally high level of engagement ensures students’ success at all levels. High school students attend Fairmont Preparatory Academy, voted ‘Best Private High School’ four years in a row in Parenting OC Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Fairmont’s reputation for academic excellence, a low student-to-teacher ratio, and a caring, nurturing environment are some of the many reasons parents choose Fairmont for their children.

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School Type: Private Day School, Boarding

School Size: 1,925 (total student population), 577 (Fairmont Prep only)

Grades Accepted: K-12

Types of Students Accepted: January Intake, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheer, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Volleyball

Extracurriculars: Badminton Club, The Dessert Club Film Club, Key Club, Model United Nations, Red Cross, Robotics, Speech and Debate, Student Government

Bethlehem Catholic High School

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Bethlehem Catholic High School – Staff Favorite

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Bethlehem is a private, Catholic high school that has a tight-knit community. The school is known for its tradition of excellence in academics, athletics, student retreat programs, and community service. They offer honors and AP courses, vocational-technical schooling, and online courses. Bethlehem has outstanding fine arts, music, and theater programs as well. While attending Bethlehem Catholic, students can join clubs, intramural sports programs, BECA Students for Life, overnight and weekend retreats, and become a school ambassador. Furthermore, students can challenge themselves academically by participating in science fairs, National History Day, the debate and chess teams and math competitions. Quest has a very long-standing relationship with this school and a strong host family community in this area.

This beautiful campus is located in suburban Bethlehem and features a first-class facility with expanding technology and on-campus athletic fields. Students have the opportunity to grow spiritually through in-school Masses and retreats, overnight retreats, daily Communion services, penance services, and other spiritual clubs and activities. At Bethlehem, students and staff are committed to giving back to the community through service hours and community projects. Their faculty is passionate and committed to serving our students both in the classroom and through extra-curricular activities. They work beyond the school day in order to help students reach their full potential. 

 

School Type: Private

School Size: 730

Class Size: 28

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Multimedia Production, Music, Newspaper, Painting, Photography, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Other Clubs

Harrisburg Academy

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Harrisburg Academy

Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania

The Academy is the Harrisburg area’s flagship independent school and is widely considered to be the best private school in Central Pennsylvania. They partner with families who value education as a priority in their family setting, seek an institution that encourages deep, authentic learning, and desire an alternative to public and religious school offerings for their child.

Harrisburg Academy is located on a 24-acre campus outside the historic and picturesque capital of Pennsylvania. Students at the academy are from a variety of different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, and the academy is well-known for its IB program. This is a high-level school that requires international students to have a strong command of the English language.

School Type: Private

School Size: 340

Class Size: 12

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, January Arrivals

Sports: Basketball, Cross-Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field

Special Offering: IB Program

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Music, Nature and Outdoors, Newspaper, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Band, Orchestra, Theater/Drama, Journalism, Yearbook, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, Quiz Bowl, Student Environmental Advocates, Diversity Club,Technology Club, and National Honor Society

 

Desert Christian School

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Desert Christian School 

Lancaster, California

Desert Christian High Schools strives to maintain an environment where healthy relationships between parents, students, faculty and staff provide the underpinning for growth and stability. Their academics are structured to engage students in learning activities that reflect the best practices and research in education to prepare them for success in college. It is a Christian School and sustains a culture of involvement. 

Their academics are structured to engage students in learning activities that reflect the best practices and research in education to prepare them for success in college. The school offers three diploma options that will place the student in the position to attend their college of choice upon completion of 12th grade. With the added option of AP and Dual Credit courses, a student has the ability to graduate with college credit. Desert Christian High School also offers an expansive offering of athletics, with over 14 sports teams!

 

School Type: Private

School Size: 600

Class Size: 30

Grades Accepted: 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Chorus, Dance, Music, Painting, Photography, Sports, Theater/Drama

Extracurricular Activities: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Football, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Doane Academy

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Doane Academy

Burlington, New Jersey

Doane Academy is a coeducational, independent day school located in Burlington, New Jersey. The school is on a 10-acre campus located on the beautiful banks of the Delaware River, which separates New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Doane is located in a safe suburban environment; though, the bustling and vibrant city of Philadelphia is just across the river. Doane’s core values are stated as academic excellence, character, diversity, faith, fellowship, leadership, and social responsibility.

All courses are considered college-preparatory and they offer various resources for international students who require additional support. Doane also offers extensive opportunities in visual arts, environment and nature programs, science and technology, and more. In addition, a variety of athletic programs are offered year-round at Doane, with over 12 sports teams! The campus also includes two regulation soccer fields, a new baseball field (2016), a softball field, and a natural space, called “Discovery Woods”, where younger students regularly spend hands-on time learning about the natural world.

 

School Type: Private

School Size: 230

Class Size: 15

Grades Accepted: 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross-Country, Soccer, Softball

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Music, Nature and Outdoors, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Band, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Honor Society, Engineering Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Varsity Club, Mock Trial

Fox Valley Lutheran High School

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Fox Valley Lutheran High School – Staff Favorite

Appleton, Wisconsin

Fox Valley Lutheran (FVL) is a great place for international students to receive a quality, college-preparatory education. Their highly educated teachers offer excellent academic support.  Students make friends with other students from the U.S and across the world in a caring and nurturing environment. FVL is situated on a 63-acre campus that has a state-of-the-art Auditorium with seating for 900, a completely updated Fitness/Exercise center, two gymnasiums, tennis courts, lighted football field/track, soccer, baseball and softball diamonds, 14-acre nature preserve, specialized labs for woodworking, visual arts, graphic arts and home economics classrooms, science labs, lecture rooms and a media center with writing lab.

Fox Valley Lutheran High School is committed to a learning environment that encourages students to think critically, explore creatively, study, and question in a safe and caring Christian atmosphere. While attending FVL, international students live with host families in Appleton & nearby communities. These families have been interviewed and approved by FVL representatives. They are excited to welcome a student into their home and learn more about their students’ culture!

School Type: Private

School Size: 585

Class Size: 22

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Cheer

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Music, Nature and Outdoors, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work,  Art Club, Chapel Organists, Battle of the Books, The Cross and Crown (Yearbook), Forensics, Fox Folks Marionettes, Jazz Ensemble, Jesus Cares Ministry Team, Library Assistants, The Math Club, Light & Sound Crew, Outdoor Club, Quiz Wizards

Timothy Christian School

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Timothy Christian School 

Elmhurst, Illinois 

Located in a nice suburb of Chicago, Timothy Christian offers students with strong English abilities the opportunity to be part of a special community. Timothy Christian was identified as one of 96 “Outstanding High Schools in America” by the U.S. News and World Report and is one of Quest’s oldest school partners.

Founded in Wellsburg by a group of parents in 1941, Timothy Christian School has worked to come alongside Christian parents to provide God-centered courses for their children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Timothy Christian is a remarkable school in which students are encouraged to use their gifts for a life of service. This school strives to teach about our world from a Biblical worldview while encouraging children to think independently and critically.

 

School Type: Private

School Size: 350

Class Size: 15

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Music, Newspaper, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Volunteer Work, Fine Arts, Mock Trial, Scholastic Bowl, WYSE, Band, Orchestra

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