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John Bapst Memorial Private High School

Address: 100 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401, United States
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Description John Bapst Memorial Private High School

  • Established: 1928
  • Location: Bangor, Maine, USA
  • Students age: 14-18 years.
  • Number of students: 535
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of education: private high school.

John Bapst Memorial High School focuses on academic preparation for college and serves a wide range of students, prepares them for future studies, work in the United States and abroad. The educational institution implements the concept of ethical literacy, using it as a means of shaping the character of students.

Independent boarding school John Bapst outside Memorial High School, one of the best private schools in the country, is located in the small calm town of Bangor, Maine: there are 535 girls and boys in grades 9-12. Every year, the school accepts students from almost 40 cities of Maine, the USA and other countries: China, Vietnam, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Kazakhstan, India, Israel, Sweden, France, Albania, Great Britain, Russia.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in John Bapst Memorial Private High School

Program name

Advanced placement

High school students (grades 11 and 12) choose Advanced Placement if they are considering college and university in the United States or Canada to continue their education. The AR program is suitable for students from any country in the world, each course is autonomous, most of them are designed for a year. Students attend classes every day, do a lot of homework, take the international AP exam in May and receive a certificate that will be accepted by any university in the United States and Canada.

The cost includes tuition, room rental, meals, ESL program, sports, book fees.

Distinguished graduates

Distinguished Graduates program for graduates allows you to get loans in certain areas of study:

  • Visual Arts - 4 credits in the visual arts, including classes in 2 different artistic fields, a special project.
  • Global studies - 4 credits in social sciences, 4 credits in modern and classical languages, 1 additional loan in any direction, special project.
  • Humanities - 4 credits in social sciences, 4 credits in English (including AP Literature and AP Language), 1 additional loan in any department, special project.
  • STEM - 9 credits, combined from the fields of mathematics, science, technology, including at least 4 at the AP level, a special project.
  • Interdisciplinary studies are chosen by students whose interests do not fall into any of the above categories, students can independently draw up a course program.

Accommodation, housing and food

John Bapst Memorial High School provides boarding students in a hostel located a short walk from the main school building. The room is equipped with high-speed wireless Internet access, a laundry room, teachers live on the campus, providing support to 50 boarding students. Most of the rooms are double, there are several single and triple. The ratio of students and teachers on campus is 6: 1, which guarantees personal attention to each student-boarder.

The John Bapst Homestay Program is designed for international students who wish to gain experience of living in an American family, learn language and local culture faster.

The cost of living in a family is $ 3000.

Events John Bapst Memorial Private High School

Pupils speak weekly at meetings, take part in two annual student art exhibitions, autumn and spring concerts, performances, and musicals.

The sports program promotes growth, leadership, teamwork.

Students take part in the work of clubs, communities:

  • Art club
  • Chess team
  • French club
  • Guitar club
  • Math club
  • UN Model
  • Club photos
  • Robotics
  • Spanish club
  • Music Club
  • Environmental community
  • Student Senate
  • Tai Chi club.

On weekends, the school organizes a variety of activities, sports events for students living on campus: mini-golf, bowling, pool, rock climbing, outdoor recreation, canoeing, rafting, hiking, cooking classes, ice skating, skiing and snowboarding.

The school organizes trips to Bar Harbor, Portland and Boston, field trips to explore the mountains, lakes, parks of Maine.

On campus, holidays, film screenings, concerts and dances are organized. In their free time, students visit shops and cafes.


  • Over the past five years, graduates have continued their studies at 26 universities, included, according to The Times of London, in the list of 100 best universities in the world, including Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Yale, Columbia University, Penn, McGill, University of California, San Diego and the University of Washington.
  • John Bapst pays great attention to the teaching of art, music, drama - graduates continue to study art at leading music and art universities.
  • More than 50% of students are seriously involved in sports: over the past ten years, school graduates have consistently been included in university teams in field hockey, football, cross-country, basketball, ice hockey, swimming, tennis, and athletics.

Equipment John Bapst Memorial Private High School

The educational building is equipped with a musical wing, workshops for art classes, there is a stocked library.

The school has a developed sports infrastructure:

  • Ice Hockey Arena
  • Fields for football, baseball, basketball
  • Gyms for training.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

  • Application fee - $ 75
  • Deposit upon admission (non-refundable) - $ 3,500
  • Security deposit (refunded if not used) - $ 1000.

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

John Bapst Memorial High School accepts international students. When applying, applicants send the following documents:

  • English teacher recommendation
  • Parent support statement, confirmation of financial ability to pay for tuition
  • Certificate, extract from school grades (translation into English)
  • Copy of photo ID
  • Test results for TOEFL, TOEFL Jr., IELTS, SSAT or another recognized English proficiency test. TOEFL requirement: from 65 (grades 9/10), from 80 (grades 11/12).
  • Photo - no more than 2.5 "x 3" (option)
  • Student Visa F-1
  • Confirmation of payment of the application fee ($ 75).

After receiving the documents, the participants are scheduled for an interview (in person, by phone or skype).

Scholarships John Bapst Memorial Private High School

Every fall, the school awards grants and scholarships to needy students.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
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- 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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