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Gilbert Private School

Address: 200 Williams Ave, Winsted, CT 06098, USA
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Description Gilbert Private School

  • Year of foundation: 1895
  • Location: Winstead, Connecticut, USA
  • Age: 13-18 years old (grades 7-12)
  • Type of institution: private school
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of education: joint
  • Number of students: 570
  • Accommodation: residence.

Gilbert School (Gilbert Private School) is a prestigious and well-known school that is accredited by specialized authorities and is a member of prestigious educational organizations. Gilbert School regularly ranks high in the rankings: according to a US News & World Report report, 2018 was awarded a silver medal and is in the top 7% of the top US high schools. The mission of the school staff is to cultivate successful individuals, developing in accordance with their needs and interests in a safe, healthy learning environment.

The school provides high-quality programs for secondary and high school programs, has its own methodological development and an individualized system. Today 570 people study here: the average class size does not exceed 18 pupils, and the ratio of pupils and teachers is 11: 1. 87% of teachers have academic degrees, in the classrooms and on campus a cozy friendly atmosphere reigns, students feel at home here.

Pupils demonstrate high rates of performance, from year to year they pass final exams for “good” and “excellent” and enter the best and rated higher educational institutions:

  • Adelphi university
  • American university
  • Fordham University
  • Hofstra university
  • Pose university
  • Penn state university
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Bentley university
  • Brandeis university
  • Clark university
  • Emerson college
  • Rutgers university
  • Savannah College of Art
  • Smith college
  • University of MA, Amherst
  • University of miami
  • Wheaton college
  • Stony brook university
  • Temple university
  • University of connecticut
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Studying at Gilbert School will give your child a high level of development and skills, laying a solid foundation for future study and self-realization.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Gilbert Private School

Program name
from 50 000 $ / year

Middle school (Middle school)

  • 7-8 classes.

Middle school programs meet the high standards of the American school system and are complemented by specialized school courses and developments. In the 7th grade, students begin to choose the priority sciences and directions for themselves - here is the initial consultation on issues of interests and preferences. In the 7th and 8th grades, an extensive range of disciplines - compulsory and elective - is taught that give students a large amount of knowledge and skills. Departments:

  • Art
  • Career
  • English
  • Maths
  • The science
  • Social Sciences / History
  • Special services
  • Health
  • World languages.

Foreign participants receive assistance in adapting to the lifestyle and education system. All foreigners study English as a Second Language (ESL), which is available on three levels.

Tuition (per year, with accommodation and meals): from $ 50,000.

from 50 000 $ / year

High School

  • 9-12 classes.
  • The program of American high school is recognized as one of the highest quality in the world and leads to the prestigious High School Diploma. The school adopted not only the standards of the education system, but also its own methodological development. Training is individualized, each student receives maximum help and attention. The great advantage is the presence of personal consultants (or mentors), whose tasks include discussing with students all questions relating to school and residence, adjusting the curriculum, drawing up a list of eligible specialties and universities.

    Project-based learning helps develop day-to-day skills, critical thinking and global awareness. In addition to the complex of obligatory disciplines, the study of elective subjects is available, including in-depth format (Honors courses). Advanced Placement (AP) standard items are available at graduation classes:

  • art
  • Biology
  • AB calculus
  • BC Calculus (independent studies)
  • Chemistry
  • Language and composition
  • Literature and composition
  • Physics (NCCC)
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • US government and politics.
  • Mentors help adolescents to choose the right subjects and directions - these courses are very intensive, so schoolchildren should be prepared for the load. Good and excellent exam results help with admission to universities. Foreign participants continue to attend classes in the professional course "English as a second language."

    Thanks to the high quality of the programs and the professionalism of the staff, graduates of the school from year to year enter the best and most prestigious universities in the USA, Canada and other countries.

    Tuition (per year, with accommodation and meals): from $ 50,000.

    Accommodation, housing and food

    For the entire period of study, students are accommodated in residences, boys and girls live in different buildings (in 2017 a new hostel was opened for boys). The rooms are very comfortable, equipped with necessary furniture and appliances, there are bathrooms, common areas for games and recreation, Internet and television, security and safety systems. There is a round-the-clock support service. Pupils are provided with good nutrition.

    Events Gilbert Private School

    Sports, creative and spiritual and moral education is the most important component of the educational system. Active out-of-class activities and a healthy lifestyle contribute to the proper development of students, the formation of a personality, and maintain a good mood. Sports:

    • American football
    • Football (boys and girls)
    • Volleyball
    • Cross country
    • Cheerleading
    • Basketball
    • Fight (boys and girls)
    • Swimming
    • Mountain ski club
    • Baseball
    • Softball
    • Athletics
    • Tennis (boys and girls)
    • Golf.

    Directions of creativity:

    • Marching ensemble
    • Jazz Band
    • Symphony Orchestra
    • Chorus
    • Musical theory
    • Conducting
    • Music technology
    • History of american music
    • Theater Technology
    • Video production
    • Advanced video
    • Motion graphics
    • Computer development
    • Woodworking
    • Design and restoration
    • Digital photography
    • Graphic design
    • Web design.

    Clubs and communities:

    • School representatives
    • Student council
    • Drama
    • UN Model
    • Society of Honorary Latin American Society
    • Latin Honor Society
    • Spanish Honor Society
    • National Honor Society
    • Art Club
    • Robotics
    • Theater technique.

    Holidays and festivals, parties and meetings are regularly organized on the campus, students go on excursions and go hiking.


    • Prestigious and famous school with more than a century of history
    • Quality  Programs
    • Individual assistance and support
    • All-round student development
    • Very strong position in the exact sciences, languages, areas of art
    • Highly qualified teachers and staff
    • High campus facilities
    • Comfortable accommodation
    • Support for foreign students.

    Equipment Gilbert Private School

    The campus occupies 120 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with many trees and vegetation in a small town with a population of only about 10,500 people. Boston and New York are nearby, and Hartford’s Bradley International Airport can be reached in half an hour by car. Opportunities:

    • Classrooms and classes
    • Own concert hall
    • Library and Science Center
    • Computer labs
    • Multimedia equipment and computers
    • Creative audiences
    • Music Labs
    • Sports fields and grounds
    • Gyms
    • Places for rest and pastime
    • Dormitories
    • Canteen
    • Parks
    • Medical Center.

    Term dates, timetable and extra fees

    Beginning of studies: September. The academic year is divided into semesters:

    • First: September-end of January
    • Second: February-June.

    Tuition (per year, with accommodation and meals): from $ 50,000. Extra charges:

    • Registration fee
    • Mandatory Fees (Tutorials)
    • Deposit confirming a place on the course
    • Exam Board
    • Tuition deposit
    • Return flight tickets
    • Round trip
    • Mandatory Medical Insurance
    • Personal pocket expenses
    • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
    • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

    Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

    • Statement
    • Information about the victories in competitions, achievements
    • Characteristics from teachers of mathematics and English
    • Detailed statement of performance and performance over the previous two years of study
    • High level of English (TOEFL or SLEP certificates are accepted).

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    Recommendations on when to apply

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    - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
    - there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
    - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
    - some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
    - some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
    - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
    - for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

    - recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
    - the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
    - for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
    - for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
    - MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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