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Little Rock Christian Academy

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Little Rock Christian Academy

Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock Christian Academy is Arkansas’ largest and most prestigious private school with over 1,400 students. It is ranked as one of the Top 50 Christian High Schools by The Best Schools and named a National Blue Ribbon School in recognition of its rigorous academics. The school offers dual credit college credit courses and 16 Advance Placement courses and has had 38 National Merit Finalists since 2008. Little Rock offers pre-engineering courses through Project Lead the Way to inspire future generations of their students to pursue engineering and STEM paths in college.

School Type: Private

School Size: 1,410

Class Size: 11

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

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Students Intending to Graduate

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

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Music, Newspaper, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work

Central Christian School

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Central Christian School

Redmond, Oregon

Central Christian High School is ranked #10 in The Best Schools’s list of the Top 50 Christian High Schools in the America. The school offers a rigorous program of instruction designed to prepare students for college and future career pursuits. The academic program includes honors and concurrent college courses in Bible, English, history, math, psychology, and science. Students are taught to think critically and to develop analytical skills for the present and their future. Central Christian offers a dual degree program for high school students to earn college credits. Dual credit courses are taught by Central Christian School faculty members who teach the college-level courses at the Central Christian campus. Each dual credit faculty member has met the qualifications for each university to be an adjunct professor.

School Type: Private

School Size: 260

Class Size: 18

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th

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

Sports: Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Volleyball, Weightlifting

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Music, Sports, Theater/Drama, Volunteer Work

Queensbury High School

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Queensbury High School

Queensbury, New York

Queensbury School District has a rigorous curriculum with Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate programs. English support is provided a trained ESL instructor. Athletics programs are some of the best in the region and Queensbury offers many clubs, music programs, robotics, and a school musical. Strong community involvement and experience are also offered. Queensbury offers pre-engineering courses from Project Lead the Way to inspire the next generation of students to pursue engineering and engineering technology programs in college.

School Type: Public

School Size: 1,200

Class Size: 23

Grades Accepted: 10th, 11th, 12th

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

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

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Multimedia Production, Music, Nature and Outdoors, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Volunteer Work, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Best Buddies, National Arts Club, Yearbook Club, Multicultural Club

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.

Top-Ranking Elite School: Students at our Top-Ranking Elite schools receive extra Student Support Services (in addition to ESL classes when needed) which provide added benefits for students, including:

 

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

Santa Barbara Unified School District

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Santa Barbara Unified School District

Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara Unified School District is located in sunny, southern California with close proximity to the ocean and coastal mountain range. The high schools within the SBUSB are medium-to-large in size and offer a wide variety of activities and sports to engage each international student. The international student program has been operating in the district for many years, and international students are part of the fabric of the student body.

The mission of the Santa Barbara Unified School District is to ensure the educational success of all students through a commitment of excellence and to empower them to reach their full potential as responsible, ethical, and productive citizens in a diverse and changing world.

 

School Type: Public

School Size: 2,160

Class Size: 35

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, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Multimedia Production, Music, Newspaper, Painting, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Other Clubs: Anime & Manga, Art, Chess, Debate, Environmental, Improv, Journalism, K-Pop, Leadership, Lacrosse, Match, Mock Trial, Mountain Biking, Red Cross, and Many More

Tacoma School District

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Tacoma School District

Tacoma, Washington

The Tacoma School District offers eight different high schools, each with its own character, spirit, and specialty. Located in a major metropolitan area outside of Seattle, international students studying in the Tacoma District can experience the vibrancy of city life along with the variety of course and extracurricular offerings of large public high schools.

Tacoma Public Schools see the potential in every student and believes all students can be successful. That’s why the district is automatically enrolling qualified high school students into advanced programs or courses during the school year. Sports teams, clubs and typically American extracurricular classes such as cheerleading, school newspaper, and international student programs make this school very attractive to students from around the world.

 

School Type: Public

School Size: 1,000

Class Size: Varies depending on campus, usually between 20-30 students

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

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

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities: Band, Cheerleading, Choir, Environmental Club, French Club, Gay-Straight Alliance Club, JROTC, Junior Statesman, Key Club, Knowledge Bowl, National Honor Society, Orchestra, Robotics, Student Government

Orange County Public School Districts

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Orange County Public Schools

Orlando, Florida

Orange County Public Schools believe in the success of all students and will do everything they can to make that happen. They are a community of schools that are centered around what students want and need to be successful. Equipped with renowned programs in everything from the arts to computer science to athletics, they pride themselves on being a place that students enjoy coming to learn.

Orange County Public Schools is now the ninth largest school district in the United States and the fourth largest in Florida. The district serves more than 207,000 students at 191 schools! Orange County Public Schools believe in the success of all students and will do everything they can to make that happen. 

Orange County Public Schools offers students a variety of academic options at the elementary, middle, and high school grade levels. Based on their individual interests, students can choose to follow a pre-designed path by enrolling in a magnet program or design their own path by enrolling in courses that may be part of various programs at their school.

School Type: Public

School Size: 2,000

Class Size: 25

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

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

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Other

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Multimedia Production, Music, Newspaper, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Volunteer Work, Other Clubs: Anime, Art, Chorus, Dance, Debate Team, Fishing, French Honor Society, Gay-Straight Alliance, German, Hip Hop, Key Club, Majorettes Baton Twirling Club, Multicultural Student Union, Musical Alliance, National Honor Society, Photography, Physics, PYNK

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