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:
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.
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:
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.
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).
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.
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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