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High School Diploma in Europe, UK, USA, Canada, Switzerland for foreign students

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School Amerigo Los Angeles - Bishop Montgomery High School
According to information for 2019, an average ACT score made up 27
School Amerigo Los Angeles - Bishop Montgomery High School
USA
Los Angeles, California
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Phillips Academy Andover boarding school
Phillips Academy Andover boarding school
USA
Boston, Massachusetts
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from 61950.00 $ / year
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ACS Cobham International School
In 2021 an average IB score made up 37
ACS Cobham International School
United Kingdom
near London
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from 46880.00 £ / year
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Diploma + advanced placement
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Red Bank Catholic Private High School
Red Bank Catholic Private High School
USA
New York
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from 72950.00 $ / year
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Brillantmont International School
Brillantmont International School
Switzerland
Lausanne
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from 81000.00 CHF / year
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Hoosac Private School USA
Hoosac Private School USA
USA
New York
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Amerigo Twin Cities
Amerigo Twin Cities
USA
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Taft private School
Taft private School
USA
Hartford, Connecticut
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from 62500.00 $ / year
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The Winchendon Private School
The Winchendon Private School
USA
Boston, Massachusetts
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8.9
from 67850.00 $ / year
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Deerfield Academy
According to information for 2019, an average SAT score made up 1410
Deerfield Academy
USA
Boston, Massachusetts
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Education information

Having received incomplete secondary education in native country (after graduating from grades 9), many schoolchildren are thinking about studying in foreign states. After 9 grade, the foreign students can enrol on High school program, lasting for 3 years, allowing to become a student of the prestigious universities.

The High School Diploma program, most often combined with Advanced Placement, lasts three years and allows the foreign students to gain the necessary number of credits for obtaining a diploma of secondary education and admission to university. The studying includes 21 subjects, from which students choose their specialization.

Exams in the selected disciplines are mainly held in the form of tests and are evaluated on a five-point scale. Grades obtained during studying and final tests are taken into account when enrolling in universities.

Upon graduation, the foreign applicants receive a High School Diploma, which confirms the completion of secondary education. This diploma is accepted by many prestigious universities not only in the USA, but also around the world.

Schools for high diploma – advantages of studying

  • Opportunity to obtain knowledge in a wide list of subjects
  • To improve language skills and to expand vocabulary
  • To adapt to a new educational system
  • To immerse in culture and traditions of country
  • To enjoy school life
  • To make new friends.

The foreign students receive a broader education and deeper knowledge in comparison with completing a similar program in a year.

As part of the program High school diploma, the students often receive theoretical and practical knowledge. Many schools encourage independent research and projects beyond the scope of the program. Education is aimed at revealing the personal potential of the student, developing his capabilities and love of acquiring knowledge.

Entertainment program in the best schools and colleges with high diploma

Events are held during the pre-holiday weeks and often on the occasion of sports victories. Book fairs, Halloween and Christmas celebrations, scientific exhibitions, reading meetings, Spelling Bee, talent shows, etc. are regularly held.

Field events are organized – theatre, museum, picnic. Much attention is paid to charity events: some of them are aimed at raising funds for the immediate needs of the school, some for the benefit of other organizations. For example, there is a collection of used books, used warm clothes for those in need. Clubs of interest gather after school, a teacher is assigned to each club: clubs for fans of anime, Japan, robotics, cooking, ping pong, fascinating chemistry. The  children make their own decisions about which circle they will study in, and they sign up on their own. The most popular sections have sponsors who allocate funds for musical productions, creative, scientific projects. The mugs themselves are usually free, but parents pay for field events, costumes, props.

How to apply to schools with high diploma – enrolment requirements

This program is offered by many elite private schools and colleges in the USA and Great Britain, so students collect a standard package of documents for admission to secondary schools:

  • Grade card for the last 2-3 years
  • Recommendations from teachers
  • International language certificate
  • Motivation letter
  • Completed questionnaires.

The presence of various diplomas and certificates of academic and sports achievements also increases the chances of admission to the High School program in the prestigious schools.

Schools for high diploma – tuition fee

The cost of studying on the high school diploma program depends on many factors, such as school ranking, its location, accommodation type, extracurricular program, etc. Tuition fee varies from 40,000 to 90,000 USD per year, including accommodation, nutrition, studying, educational materials.

Accommodation types in the best schools and colleges with high diploma

  • Boarding

The students live in a residence near the school building. The school takes responsibility for the student, less often it is required to find a third-party guardian. All amenities are included in the accommodation: own room (accommodating 1-2 people), personal bathroom, three meals a day, gym, dining room, recreation facilities and much more. This is not only safe and comfortable, but also gives the international student the opportunity to learn time management, social adaptation and diplomatic skills. There are common game rooms, music and computer classrooms. Students develop independence, make friends, organize holidays and trips.

  • Host family

The receiving party guarantees a separate room, three meals a day, sometimes pocket money. The advantage of this option is the opportunity to get an English upbringing, study the manners of the English and get directly acquainted with the culture of the country. In addition, parents have a choice of the type of family in which the child will live: it can be a single parent, an elderly couple, couples with children or even military families.

High school diploma rankings – TOP 5 • Amerigo Los Angeles – Bishop Montgomery High School •

 

Learning programs-summary information

Name Meaning Equivalent Min. age Duration,
years
Next stage Cost
GCSE General certificate of secondary education secondary education (non-accomplished) 14 1–2 A-Levels 15,000 USD+
A-Levels Advanced level secondary education (accomplished) 16 2 University 15,000 USD+
BTEC Business and Technology Education Board secondary special education 14 2–3 University/ work 15,000 USD+
Oxbridge Preparation Preparing for Oxford and Cambridge secondary education (accomplished) 17 1 University 15,000 USD+
International Baccalaureate International baccalaureate secondary education (accomplished) 16 2 University 18,000 USD+
Foundation/ Pathway Year Preparatory year admission to the 1st year of university 17 1 University 14,000 USD+
NCUK The Northern consortium 2 year university 17,5 1 2 year University of NCUK 13,000 USD+
Special Preparation (Medics/Math/Business) Specialized training - 14 optional optional 4,000 USD+
Academic English Academic English Language school 8 + 6–12 months School or University 8,000 USD+

Advantages and disadvantages of English schools

Advantages Disadvantages
The opportunity to enter the best universities in England, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Europe, the world Expensive
High quality of education and academic standards Strong workload
Perfect English after graduation The need to change the social environment; it takes time to adapt
Useful contacts The difficulty of choosing the most suitable school for the child, requires a qualified specialist

Top 21 boarding colleges in England 2022

1 Cardiff Sixth Form College
2 National Mathematics and Science College
3 Abbey College Cambridge
4 d'Overbroeck's College
5 MPW London
6 CATS Cambridge
7 Kensington Park
8 DLD London
9 King's College St Michael’s
10 Bellerbys Cambridge
11 Chelsea Independent College
12 MPW Cambridge
13 Bellerbys Brighton
14 CATS London
15 St Clare's Oxford
16 Bishopstrow College
17 CATS Canterbury
18 Bellerbys London
19 Ealing Independent College
20 Cambridge Tutors College
21 Abbey Manchester

Top 35 best schools in the USA - 2022 Smapse rankings

1 North Broward Preparatory School
2 Phillips Academy Andover
3 The Storm King School New York
4 Red Bank Catholic High School
5 Windermere Preparatory School
6 Shattuck St Mary's School
7 Cheshire Academy
8 Cate School
9 Ross School
10 Deerfield Academy
11 The Village School
12 Amerigo Los Angeles – Bishop Montgomery High School
13 Webb Schools
14 Kent School USA
15 The Winchendon School
16 Darlington School
17 Marian Catholic High School Amerigo Education
18 Grier School
19 The MacDuffie School
20 CATS Academy Boston
21 The Cambridge School of Weston
22 Milton Academy
23 Amerigo Education Napa Valley
24 American Hebrew Academy
25 Northfield Mount Hermon School
26 Mater Dei Catholic High School San Diego Amerigo Education
27 American University Preparatory School Los Angeles
28 Webb Schools
29 Kent School USA
30 Groton School
31 Maine Central Institute
32 The Lawrenceville School
33 Grand River Academy Оhio
34 Saint John Paul II Academy
35 Chicago North Shore

Top 14 best schools in Switzerland 2022

1 College Du Leman
2 St. Georges School Montreux
3 Institut Monte Rosa
4 Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz
5 Saint-Charles Collège et Lycée
6 Leysin American School
7 Hochalpines Institut Ftan AG High Alpine
8 Aiglon College Switzerland
9 Institut Le Rosey School
10 Institut Montana Zugerberg
11 Champittet College
12 Brillantmont International School
13 Surval Montreux
14 Ecole Pre Fleuri

Top 12 best schools in Canada 2022

1 Brookes Shawnigan Lake
2 Rosseau Lake College
3 Albert College
4 Columbia International College
5 Ridley College
6 St Andrew's College
7 Brentwood College School
8 Pickering College
9 Bodwell High School
10 Trafalgar Castle School
11 Fulford Academy
12 Shawnigan Lake School

Best boarding schools in England - 2022 Smapse rankings

1 Cardiff Sixth Form College
2 Sevenoaks School
3 Queen Ethelburga's College
4 Brighton College
5 The National Mathematics and Science College NMSC
6 Concord College
7 Westbourne School
8 Wellington College
9 Rossall School
10 d'Overbroeck's College
11 Dulwich College
12 Fettes College
13 Stonar School
14 Wycliffe College
15 Lucton School
16 King's School Canterbury
17 ACS School Cobham
18 Hurtwood House
19 Uppingham School
20 Scarborough College
21 King's College St Michael’s
22 Mill Hill School
23 Windermere School
24 Clifton College
25 Badminton School
26 Oakham School
27 Oundle School
28 Stowe School
29 Cheltenham College
30 Bromsgrove School
31 Sidcot School
32 Prior Park College
33 Millfield School
34 Oswestry School
35 Caterham School
36 City of London Freemen’s School
37 Buckswood School
38 Brooke House College
39 Taunton School
40 St Clare's Oxford
41 Repton School
42 Royal Russell School
43 King's Ely
44 Leys Cambridge
45 Leighton Park
46 Bedford School
47 Fyling Hall
48 Royal Hospital School
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Egor Eremeev
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Westminster University (Business & Management), London.
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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