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Windermere Preparatory School Windermere Preparatory School

Address: 6189 Winter Garden-Vineland Rd Windermere, FL 34786
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Description Windermere Preparatory School Windermere Preparatory School

Year of foundation Windermere Preparatory School: 2000
Location: Windermere, Orlando, Florida
Age: 12-18 years
Type of training: joint
Number of students: 1150, 20%
Programs: IB, US High School Diploma, primary classes, middle classes
Accommodation: boarding house, from 15 years
Tuition fee in Windermere Preparatory School: from 24800 USD per semester with accommodation
Rating:
is in the top 50 private schools of the country [999.19 ]

Windermere Preparatory School is an educational institution in which everything is subordinated to the developmental goals of children. There is a personalized approach to the organization of training. Thanks to the care of the staff, Windermere School becomes a second home for children. The institution is part of the Meritas family network. This is due to its features.

In the educational institution, an environment has been created that helps students develop responsibility, decency, honesty, self-discipline, respect for others. The boarding school is proud of the academic results of its students. Students receive stably high scores on IB. Annually about 80% of students take exams with an excellent result.

The stay in the institution is comfortable and interesting: it is located in a picturesque corner of Florida. The campus is located 20 kilometers from Orlando and occupies a part of the coastal territory of Lake Cypris. A few minutes drive separates Windermere from the world-famous Disney World. On the territory of an educational institution, children's leisure is also not boring. There is everything for entertainment, recreation, sports, development of creative abilities. The attention of children is offered more than 20 circles and 10 sports sections. On weekends for the boarders tours are organized around Florida, trips to neighboring states. Attractions worthy of attention, a lot and in the vicinity of the institution. These are the famous Animal Kingdom, Sea World, Wet'n'Wild, Universal Studios and much more.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Windermere Preparatory School Windermere Preparatory School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost

Students go through the basics of mathematics, history, reading, writing, learn Spanish, several natural disciplines, comprehend the complexity of working with a computer. As general developing courses of acting are offered, music lessons. Physical education classes are attended by all children.

Annual
11-14
from 57 000 $ / year

The elementary school program becomes more complex, it is supplemented by social studies, an art complex of subjects and additional foreign languages. In each class, the emphasis in the program is placed on a specific area. In the 6th form, students learn the methods and methods of the learning process, learn more about the benefits of self-control. The seventh class emphasizes the personality of the student, reveals his strengths and hobbies. Grade 8 prepares children for transition to high school. At this stage, children determine the complexity of the program will be studied in the future - standard or "International Baccalaureate".

The secondary school provides for the study of 7 annual courses: mathematics, foreign (French, Spanish, Latin), biological course, physics, literature, historical subjects, chemistry.

In the 9th to 12th grades of high school, students can, if desired, go through several subjects in order to enter college. Also, a strengthened study of a number of disciplines will be necessary for admission to the IB program.

For the study in the upper classes of WindermerePreparatorySchool, natural and socially oriented disciplines, computer literacy, language and culture course, English, electives, music, visual arts, special course "Mass media", sports, mathematics, theater and acting.

Annual
16-18
from 57 000 $ / year

The program, existing for over 50 years, unifies the education systems of different countries and helps children prepare for college education. IB Diploma Universities of the world recognize as a confirmation of the receipt of secondary education.

The basic direction of the program is social adaptation of children and mastering the principles of independent learning. The foundation of IB is the motivation of school graduates to build a successful career, to find their place in the profession. IB enhances ambition and analytical abilities, increases interest in the study of optional subjects. The main sciences at IB are mathematics and methodology, which teaches the principles of scientific research, the basics of self-preparation. In general, the IB Diploma will require an excellent knowledge of 6 disciplines, which students can learn depending on abilities in complex (3 science) or standard (3 subjects) levels.

In order to study in the upper grades of the WindermerePreparatorySchool, natural and socially oriented disciplines are offered, computer literacy, language and culture, English, electives, music, visual arts, special course "media", sports, maths, theater and acting course.

The pre-enrollment program will allow some high school subjects to be considered as part of the university program. At the end of 11-12 grades, schoolchildren take exams, credits (assessments) for which will be indicated in the diploma of the university. In the future, students can continue to study them in more detail. Advanced version of the school program AdvancedPlacement meets 1-2 trimesters of the university. The program ends with the receipt of HighSchoolDiploma.

Training at Windermere Preparatory School will require additional payment for registration, visa registration, work of the curator (guardian). The payment of the tuition fee is also paid separately. The student's family pays for the flight to the educational institution.

In order to study in the upper grades of the WindermerePreparatorySchool, natural and socially oriented disciplines are offered, computer literacy, language and culture, English, electives, music, visual arts, special course "media", sports, maths, theater and acting course.

10.07.2018 -21.07.2018
16-18
from 3 295 $ / 12 day

Summer business course for high school students

  • Age of students: 10-12 grades (16-18 years).
  • Dates: July 10-21
  • Duration: 12 days.

A unique course for high school students is offered by the prestigious Windermere School. 2018 Orlando Youth Summit is held by the educational institution in conjunction with The Startup Studio, Nord Anglia Education, Rollins Crummer Graduate School of Business and SunTrust Bank. This is a unique opportunity for students wishing to build a career in the business sphere, to learn from the best representatives of the global business environment, talented and prosperous businessmen, financiers and bankers. To participate in the program are invited students 10-12 grades from the age of 16 to 18/19 years.

Students from all over the world will together learn the main types and methods of entrepreneurship, the rules of a good and successful start-up, which will allow them to enter the career path and quickly move up the career ladder - or start their own prosperous business by starting with a small project. Among the speakers of the course:

  • Simon Bailey (CEO, Simon T. Bailey International, Inc)
  • Bob Allen (Chief Storytelling Officer & Founder, IDEAS)
  • Robert Russell (President, BUD Holdings).

The curriculum of students includes classes in the following areas:

  • "The power of history": how to create a new one, taking into account past experience
  • Ability to learn
  • Team building, team building and management, development of collective and leadership qualities
  • "How to start": a detailed guide to starting a personal startup
  • Work on the Internet and social networks
  • Effective entrepreneurship.

All the students of the summer course are divided into teams: upon completion of the program they submit their personal projects and business campaigns to the experts' court, from which SunTrust Bank representatives-investors choose the best. All students-participants receive brand certificates from Startup Studio (Certification in Entrepreneurship).

In addition, this summer course is a great opportunity to get acquainted with the most famous sights of the USA and Florida, to visit cult monuments of art and culture, to find friends from all over the world and to relax with pleasure.

  • The cost of the program is $ 3295/12 days.

It is paid separately and does not enter into cost:

  • Registration fee = $ 75
  • air tickets in both directions
  • meals outside the campus
  • medical insurance
  • laundry service, bed linen and towels
  • personal pocket expenses and souvenirs.

Accommodation and food

Students are offered accommodation in comfortable homes located near the educational buildings. The apartment has everything to satisfy domestic needs. Residential houses also have laundry facilities, kitchens, lounges. Educators and supervisors carry out 24-hour instructional control over the boarders.

Food in the institution - full board. The menu is mostly international. On an individual request, diet meals for the student can be organized. Accommodation on campus is available for children from 9th grade, for an earlier age it is necessary to live with parents and relatives.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, art, biology, chemistry, computer design, computer literacy, computer techologies, Computers, English, English literature, French, history, Latin language, letter, mass media, maths, methodology, music, Natural science, physical Culture, physics, reading, Spanish, sports science, theater,  Acting course,  Creative writing
Events list: American football, Animation programs, badminton, baseball, Chamber orchestra, Chorus, dance club, dancing, Drawing on canvas, Fashion shows, Fotomasterstvo, golf, horseback riding, Jazz band, music studio, sailing, swimming, tennis, theater Workshop

Advantages

  • High quality of pre-university preparation, conformity of education to international standards. The relatively young Windermere Preparatory School has trained students for more than one hundred and fifty colleges and universities in America, including MIT, Harvard, Yale. The level of the annual certification of students in Windermere cheekbones is 100%.
  • Ability to choose the program of study: American or international (IB).
  • Small classes (up to 17 people). This allows teachers to pay due attention to each student, which, in turn, has a positive impact on the quality of learning outcomes.
  • A wide range of extracurricular activities allows children with any preferences and needs to develop their abilities.
  • A Saturated Social Life. The school-boarding house regularly hosts cultural events (literary, art, dance festivals, concerts, etc.).

Equipment Windermere Preparatory School Windermere Preparatory School

Excellent conditions for study and stay are supported by the school infrastructure. The educational institution has all the necessary modern equipment, equipment. Here in classrooms there are interactive whiteboards, students have free access to computer technology, the Internet. In scientific laboratories there is everything for performance of class assignments and club projects. In addition, a library, an assembly hall, a shop, a cafe are open for students. There are sports grounds, a swimming pool, playgrounds, a comfortable and picturesque natural recreation area on the territory of the school.

Term dates and fees

The school year at the Windermere Preparatory School consists of two semesters. One week of the language course costs 1.4 thousand dollars. Also, you need to pay $ 250 for registration and $ 140 for one-way transfer. Delivery of the child after the flight to school and sending after school home will require parents to pay an additional surcharge of 280 dollars. For the services and assistance of the bank's employees it will be necessary to pay up to 3 thousand rubles, and the standard insurance will cost 380 rubles a week. Parents also pay a visa, air ticket and supervision.

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Windermere Preparatory School Windermere Preparatory School reviews

(15.11.2013 00:00:00) Leonid and Angela Korotkov

We visited our son at school in the USA. We thank Smapse for helping us organize the trip.

Sam did not have to book tickets, suffer with the filling of visa documents, look for housing. The trip was a success, we were satisfied with the conditions of our son's training. He himself said that he does not intend to return. Thanks again Smapse for the chance for the child to see the cherished America.

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(25.02.2014 00:00:00) Natalia and Dmitry Ivanov

Originally, we wanted to make a birthday present for our son Daniil (15 years old). He is very fond of languages ​​(especially English), but the conditions for learning the language in our environment are, of course, weak.

And in general, our system of education in linguistics is not strong. Because they decided to send him to the US for the first time in the camp for a month, and then, when they figured out that he was going to have a year in private school, he was sent to the school Windermere , and it seems they were not mistaken. Daniel really likes it. When he last talked on skype, he boasted that the classes are very small, many circles and extracurricular activities, and American guys are interesting and very friendly. He said that he would like to finish school there. Although it is difficult to please him.

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(06.08.2018 00:00:00) Victoria K.

The child has been studying at this school for many years - they started with primary classes, when they themselves lived in the US (by the work of the spouse), then moved to the middle classes and study there. School like, when changing their place of residence they decided not to translate, just change to a boarding house (to live and study on the same territory).

Beautiful high-quality, modern school. As an indicator, we note that even a child is small (well, there, 7-8-9 years) asked the school not to change, they say, they like, the teachers are good and friends have already started. And this is in view of the fact that for him, English is not native and we ourselves are not Americans! He was so quick that they were given a miracle. Now, of course, there is no problem with the language, and it's used to the education system, although it becomes more difficult to study every year, the workload is getting closer to the graduation classes. But we do not complain - most likely, we will receive higher education in America too, so we need to prepare in the best way, to strain all our forces.

The solid pluses (well, except for the price, but all the "private traders" bite abroad), good emotions and memories from the son. School is recommended.

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