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Hebron Academy (Hebron Academy Private School)

Address: 339 Paris Road, Hebron, ME 04238

Description Hebron Academy (Hebron Academy Private School)

  • Location: Hebron, Maine, USA
  • Founded: in 1804
  • Age of students: 13-18 years
  • Total number of students: 250 people (approximately 70 foreigners from 25 countries)
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Type of accommodation: residence (full board) - about 170 people
  • Language of instruction: English.

Hebron Academy Private School is one of the oldest in the US: it was opened in 1804 and in more than 200 years of successful work has accumulated serious teaching experience and many traditions, earned a reputation among students and colleagues educational world. The educational institution near the small town of Hebron (Maine) offers educational programs for senior students (9-12) - both the classical curriculum and the advanced Advanced Study (AP) courses. At school, boys and girls, both Americans and representatives of more than 25 countries of the world, study - the school manages to maintain a chamber, family atmosphere, there are only about 250 students.

Students and parents always celebrate the excellent campus of the school: 900 hectares of green picturesque hills and valleys at the very foot of the majestic White Mountains mountain range. And students actively use the advantageous territorial location: they constantly go on hikes, go in for sports tourism and orienteering, master climbing, skiing and snowboarding.

Teachers and personal curators help each student create a personal, unique curriculum: classes are formed small in order to apply an individual, personal approach to each student (up to 12 people in each). Seminars, lectures and discussions on each subject are thematically and semantically intersected with other disciplines, which helps make learning more effective, comprehensive, and profound. The ratio of teachers to students is approximately 1: 7. About 28-30% of the school's students are foreigners from 25 countries of the world: children of any nationality, color and religion can study here.

There is also a separate business and entrepreneurship program for high school students: they can create a personal business project and even get a grant for its implementation - this is very much appreciated by representatives of admission commissions and helps to earn extra points when enrolling in the best universities in the US and the world. Among the universities, especially popular with the graduates of Hebron Academy, the following prestigious and rating institutions can be noted:

  • Boston University
  • Emory University
  • New York University
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell university
  • Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Drexel University
  • Emmanuel College
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Fordham University
  • Franklin and Marshall College
  • Hobart and William Smith Coleges
  • Long island university
  • Maine Maritime Academy
  • New England College
  • Northeastern University
  • Parsons New School for Design
  • Saint Mary's University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Syracuse University
  • UCLA
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of Washington in St.Louis
  • US Military Academy
  • US Naval Academy
  • Washington and Jefferson College
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology and many others.

And the percentage of successful graduates coming to the maximum approaches 100%.

Also worth noting is a special program to develop oratorical skills, public speaking skills and discussions: so students prepare for university and career development, become more self-confident.

For each year students choose 2 priority directions of sports and active recreation. Among the most popular and developed species are soccer, softball and baseball, tennis and lacrosse - in these sports disciplines, school teams have repeatedly become state champions and have shown outstanding results in national tournaments and competitions.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Hebron Academy (Hebron Academy Private School)

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
15-18
from 29 650 $ / semester

9-12 grades

In high school, American students are offered not only the widest choice of academic subjects (more than 80 courses in 8 areas!), Covering all fields of knowledge and sciences, but also 12-15 advanced study courses, advanced level of complexity of AP (Advanced Placement), including and fine arts. AP students usually choose students based on personal interests and goals, rely on those subjects that they plan to study at the university: such disciplines are marked in the school certificate and primarily attract the attention of the admission committee. Personal curriculum schoolchild always help to make teachers and personal curators.

The learning process includes not only traditional classroom classes and lectures, but also a variety of seminars and discussions that help students to freely express their opinions, share their experience and knowledge, and become more self-confident. Especially worth noting advanced courses in mathematics and humanities, as well as the following disciplines:

  • modern foreign languages ​​(French, Spanish)
  • public speaking skills
  • grammar and rhetoric
  • etymology
  • religion and theology
  • philosophy
  • visual art
  • Performing arts
  • art
  • entrepreneurship and economics: business direction students can create their own project and even get a grant for its development! This brings a significant bonus and additional points when enrolling in a selected university, especially for profile business specialties.

The cost of schooling (including accommodation and meals at full board) is $ 59,300 for the academic year ($ 29,650 per semester-half-year) per person.

Accommodation and food

For students-boarders, 3 large, cozy and comfortable residences are prepared directly on the campus of the school (for girls and boys there are separate houses, but foreign students do not separate, live in the same rooms with American students).

  • Halford Dormitory (female residence)
  • Atwood Hall (male guesthouse for beginners and 9th grade students)
  • Sturtevant Home (high school boys).

Children occupy rooms for 2-3 people, and in general access are cozy living rooms for general recreation, kitchen areas with the necessary appliances.

Along with the children, experienced educators are constantly in the homes (75% of the staff permanently reside on the campus): they organize leisure and entertainment events, they are always ready to help with the solution of any problems and issues, they keep cleanliness, order and discipline.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: algebra, Ancient history, art, computer science, economics, English, English as a Foreign Language, Entrepreneurship, French, history, Latin language, maths, music, Natural Sciences, Performing arts, philosophy, physical Culture, public speaking, Religious studies, rhetoric, social sciencies, Spanish, theology, Visual arts

Events Hebron Academy (Hebron Academy Private School)

The school has a well developed sports field - many teams and teams are considered the best in the state and country. Especially worth noting tennis, football, softball and baseball, as well as field hockey - these teams have repeatedly become state champions following the tournament Maine Association of Independent Schools Athletic Directors. Also worthy of note are the following sports and outdoor activities:

  • mountaineering and rock climbing (the successful location at the foot of the White Mountains affects)
  • sports tourism and orientation on the ground
  • first aid skills in the wild
  • technique and tactics of hikes
  • environmental studies
  • Hiking with overnight stays in tents and fire
  • squash
  • general fitness
  • cycling and racing
  • run
  • cross-country running
  • Athletics
  • hockey (the school has its own indoor ice arena Robinson Arena)
  • skiing and snowboarding (close to the developed resort of the Sunday River, which can be reached in just 20 minutes by car)
  • basketball
  • lacrosse.

No less significant in the life of schoolchildren and creative, academic electives and communities of interest - each student here will be able to find a lesson, show their abilities and talents, make friends with like-minded people:

  • singing a-capella
  • engineering club
  • school orchestra
  • art
  • theater and drama, acting skills
  • singing in the choir
  • visual art
  • painting
  • cookery
  • choreography
  • music and much more.

Regularly on the campus there are interesting, fun and exciting activities, many of which are traditional and have been held for many years in a row:

  • Night of Casino
  • Day SPA for the female half of the school
  • discos and parties
  • excursions to Portland, Boston and other large and interesting cities in the USA
  • Fairs and carnivals
  • interesting lectures, master classes from invited specialists and professors
  • culinary master classes
  • The concerts and the Show of Talents
  • "Day of the Woodcutter"
  • "Dinner at Hogwarts"
  • a solemn ceremony for the graduates, at the end of which they together call in the big school Victory Bell
  • musicals and performances, theatrical performances
  • general trips to the mountains with spending the night and sitting around the fire
  • organization of a large Croatian Feast.

Advantages

  • small size of the institution, family and warm, a chamber atmosphere in which every student feels comfortable, like at home
  • almost 100% admission to the best colleges and universities of both the US and the world
  • a unique program of adaptation and orientation for foreign students in the first year of study
  • an additional academic year for high school seniors: an excellent opportunity to improve language, academic, organizational, sports and creative skills, development of self-confidence, intensive training in mathematics and SAT exams - all together this will significantly increase the chances of enrolling in the chosen institution
  • a special program of entrepreneurship for high school students - the opportunity to create a personal business project and even get a grant for its implementation
  • very strong directions in the humanities and mathematics
  • the developed sports direction: the school teams in skiing, baseball, tennis, football, softball and field hockey are considered to be among the best in the country
  • beautifully developed areas of fine and performing arts, strong creative studios
  • is listed among the 150 best private boarding schools in the United States (according to the Boarding School Review Highest Average SAT Scores)
  • is on the TOP-250 list of the best US boarding schools (niche.com, 2017).

Equipment Hebron Academy (Hebron Academy Private School)

The school is conveniently located in the small town of Hebron (Maine), east of the huge mountain range of White Mountains. It is a very picturesque, beautiful and well-groomed area of ​​more than 900 hectares (1500 acres): Portland can be reached in less than an hour, and Boston is 2 hours away, and the popular and advanced Sunday River ski resort is also nearby.

On the spacious school territory for children everything necessary for living, studying, entertainment and recreation, leisure and creative activity is prepared:

  • creative studios and workshops of crafts
  • Modern computer labs (PCs and software are constantly updated)
  • tennis courts
  • climbing wall
  • large multi-purpose sports center
  • yoga studio
  • numerous sports fields and grounds - indoor and outdoor, for individual lessons and team games
  • research and technical laboratories
  • indoor ice rink and much more.

Term dates and fees

The cost of schooling (including accommodation and meals at full board) is $ 59,300 for the academic year ($ 29,650 per semester-half-year) per person. The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit confirming the place on the course
  • Examination Boards
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

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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