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Allendale Columbia

By | Boarding, East, US-Schools

Allendale Columbia

Rochester, New York

Located in Rochester, which has the amenities of a big city with a small-community feel, Allendale Columbia offers a rigorous and supportive curriculum within a 33-acre state-of-the-art campus. Amenities include an organic garden, a performing arts facility, several gymnasiums, music and art studios, computer labs and digital production studios.

This school is a thriving, diverse community of learners who engage locally and internationally to create opportunities to design, imagine, learn, and make a positive impact.

As a  leading independent, diverse, co-ed, college prep school for students in nursery through grade 12, Allendale Columbia’s learning goes far beyond books and tests. They are dedicated to the freedom to dig deeper, allowing students to question more, discuss, debate, and question again.  As a result, students develop critical thinking skills and become effective problem solvers. Faculty members use their independence and experience to connect knowledge to real-life so that students can make more sense of the world – and their place in it. It all adds up to a different school of thought: high expectations and relevant experiences that prepare students to succeed in a globally competitive society.

Allendale Columbia is defined by academic quality and a strong sense of togetherness. It’s exceptional educators lead personalized explorations of learning, offering countless opportunities for students to express themselves, discover their passions, pursue real-world projects, and achieve academic excellence. Students, families, faculty, and staff frequently collaborate in service to the school, the community, and the world, demonstrating the shared values that unite their lives.

 

School Type: Boarding & Day School

School Size: 152

Class Size: 12

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

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

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

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Music, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Math Team, Science Bowl, International Club,Yearbook, Literary Magazine (for art and writing), ski club

Saint Joseph Preparatory

By | East, Private, US-Schools

Saint Joseph Preparatory

Boston, Massachusetts

Saint Joseph Preparatory High School is a medium-sized, co-educational, and college preparatory high school in Boston proper. Saint Joseph’s seeks to educate the whole person—intellectually, morally, relationally, physically, and spiritually—with a commitment to scholarship at the highest level. The school offers several advanced classes as well as sports, extracurricular activities, volunteer opportunities, and high-level college preparation. Students enjoy proximity to one of America’s finest cities.

Founded upon academic excellence, personal integrity, and Catholic tradition, the School educates the whole person—mind, body, and soul—with a commitment to scholarship at the highest level. Students are welcomed, supported, challenged, stretched, known, and loved. Prepared with the skills they need to excel in college and career, we promote global citizens who think critically, lead courageously, and work collegially to raise the standard of living and learning for all persons.

The vision of Saint Joseph Preparatory High School is to be a premier independent co-ed Catholic high school in greater Boston, that provides an exceptional, accessible education that is student-centered, character-driven, and academically rigorous. Graduates are prepared for success in college and in life, empowered to assume positions of leadership, and committed to being women and men of service.

 

School Type: Private

School Size: 900

Class Size: 17

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th

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

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

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

Doane Academy

By | East, Private, US-Schools

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

Rockland County Day School

By | Boarding, East, US-Schools

Rockland Country Day School

Congers, New York

Located near New York City, Rockland Country Day School balances academics with the arts. It provides students with everything they need to succeed, helping them learn how to identify their passions and how to pursue them. Their goal is to prepare students for the world beyond the classroom. Rockland students are accepted into their first or second choice of college or university. Rockland’s campus features a state-of-the-art STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) Lab.

Rockland Country Day School brings forth the best in every student by knowing and educating each of them as an individual.  The pillars of their college preparatory program are critical thinking, creative expression, integrity, community service, and the cherishing of diversity.  

Rockland believes in using a combination of authentic and traditional assessments of student learning. Their teachers use a variety of methods to teach classroom material and also to assess what students know and can do. End of unit projects, student-created skits, portfolios, debates, creative writing assignments, and essays are common assessments of student learning. These assessments coupled with traditional tests and quizzes allow their students to demonstrate their understanding in multiple ways.

School Type: Boarding

School Size: 120

Class Size: 10

Grades Accepted: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 12th Post Graduate

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate, Post Graduate/Gap Year, ASE

Sports: Ultimate Frisbee

Extracurricular Activities: Multimedia Production, Music, Nature and Outdoors, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Other Clubs

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