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Darlington School

Address: 1014 Cave Spring Road, Rome, GA 30161,
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Description Darlington School

  • Location: Rom, Georgia, USA
  • Year of establishment: 1905
  • The student's age: 15-19
  • Total number of pupils: 815 people (45% are enrolled in the boarding house, foreign students among them are approximately 22%)
  • Accommodation type: boarding house, residence
  • Educational programs: High School Diploma (senior classes)
  • Type of education: mixed
  • Language of instruction: English.

Independent School of mixed studying Darlington School offers effective educational programs for pupils of 9-12 grades (High School Diploma program). The total number of subjects exceeds 100 - all of them are taught at a high academic level and guarantee students a quality preparation before entering the university, form a stable base of fundamental knowledge. The mottos of the school are such postulates as "Wisdom is more important than knowledge" and "Honour is above all". The Darlington School is named after the beloved of many excellent instructor James Joseph Darlington, who worked at the school of J. M. Proctor (a male educational institution in Roma). The present school was built and named in his honour, and, as follows from the statute, "was created not for financial gain, but for educational purposes."

Here pupils become more educated and attentive, learn to respect and appreciate someone else's point of view, combine studying with interesting additional electives, revealing their abilities and potential. Darlington School is proud of its teaching staff, consisting of caring enthusiasts who genuinely love children, are eager to give them their knowledge and experience, serve as an example for all students. Versatile personality development is also a school priority, so there is a huge number of different studios, clubs and sections - everyone can find an occupation to their liking.

Graduates demonstrate excellent results and a high level of preparation. Annually, 100% of yesterday's students enter the selected universities, including many prestigious and elite institutions in such cities as:

  • McGill;
  • Boston;
  • New York;
  • California;
  • Miami;
  • Queens;
  • The University of Georgia;
  • The George Washington University.

Of the most sought-after and successful universities that graduates choose, there are such institutions as:

  • University of California;
  • University of Toronto;
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology;
  • University of Edinburgh;
  • University of Southern California;
  • Pace University;
  • Rhodes College.

Many graduates of Darlington School become well-known personalities recognized by specialists and craftsmen in their field - the following names can be noted:

  • Elson Floyd (Rector of the University of Washington);
  • With. Ernest Vandiver Jr. (former Governor of Georgia);
  • James L. Dickey III (writer, poet);
  • Dr. John Oshner (world-renowned surgeon);
  • Sai Twombly (artist);
  • Will Muchamp (football coach);
  • Stephen D. Potts (politician) and many others.

One class is occupied by no more than 15 people, and the ratio of teachers to students is 1:15. For international students, it is possible to attend an ESL support course (English as a foreign language) - this enables you to progress more quickly and deal with the American children on an equal footing, to quickly overcome the language barrier.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Darlington School

Program name
from 63 260 $ / year

About the educational program: The program has been working successfully for more than 100 years: it is not easy, because subjects are studied at an in-depth level, but it provides qualitative studying in selected areas and disciplines sufficient for admission to the chosen institution. In addition to academic knowledge, students receive valuable personal and social qualities: leadership, the ability to take responsibility, to present themselves and demonstrate the strongest aspects, to actively use advanced technologies and not be afraid of the new, to resolve conflict and problem situations. Graduates are active, conscious, responsible citizens, ready to live in the modern world.

Much attention is paid to in-depth, thorough preparation and practical studying: international students spend a lot of time in scientific laboratories, etc. For example, during the study of biology, dives into the lake (with special equipment and masks) are arranged for direct personal study of the environment.

Subjects and disciplines available for study are the following:

  • Biology;
  • Creative technologies;
  • European History;
  • Probability and Statistics;
  • Spanish Literature;
  • Cinema;
  • English;
  • Choral singing;
  • The World History;
  • Robotics;
  • Higher Mathematics;
  • Natural Sciences;
  • Zoology;
  • Physical Education and Sports;
  • Spanish;
  • History of the USA;
  • Macroeconomics;
  • Environmental Science;
  • Chemistry;
  • Geometry;
  • Statistics;
  • Physics (at level C or B);
  • Theory of Music;
  • Psychology;
  • Microeconomics;
  • Theatrical art;
  • Playing guitar;
  • Introduction to higher mathematics;
  • Policy;
  • Computer science;
  • Painting;
  • Algebra;
  • English literature;
  • Social work;
  • French;
  • Anatomy and physiology.

Accommodation and food

There are 6 residences (3 men's and 3 women's) in Darlington School: they include rooms for 2-3 people, play rooms. Together with the children there are teachers (40% of the total number) - they monitor the observance of order, cleanliness and discipline, are responsible for the safety of children around the clock, form a cozy and friendly, almost family atmosphere. Meals are organized three times a day (on the full board basis) - it's delicious, healthy and home-cooked dishes: soups, salads, meat and hot dishes, desserts, fresh fruit and drinks.

Subjects and sport

Subjects list: art, Choral singing, design and technology, drama, economics, English, geology, history, maths, Media sphere, physical Culture
Events list: Athletics, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, golf, lacrosse, rowing, softball, swimming, tennis

Events Darlington School

In a large general athletic center, classes are organized on wrestling, cheerleading, choreography. Students also have free access to the gym and on the running tracks, can play basketball, football, golf, baseball, tennis, lacrosse and softball. There are opportunities for extreme sports, snorkeling, American football.

There are many (more than 40) circles of interest, where students can find employment for themselves and communicate with like-minded people:

  • Club of young republicans;
  • Clubs of young democrats
  • Club of young senators;
  • Drama art;
  • Studying of American statehood;
  • Singing in female choir;
  • Protection of the environment;
  • Chess and etc.

Equipment Darlington School

The total campus area reaches 500 acres - it houses not only old and modern school buildings, but also an extensive forest zone, a small lake. You can reach the large and lively Atlanta in about an hour, which opens up ample opportunities for leisure, excursions and city recreation - while children live and study in a cozy and quiet area, without being distracted by the noise of the big city.

The campus is well developed:

  • 6 comfortable residences;
  • Modern classrooms and computer centers;
  • Laboratories for practical studies and research;
  • Own Arts Center with rooms for dramatic art, painting and music.

There is also a spacious common dining room and a shop, a chapel, a post office and an administrative building. The territory includes numerous sports fields and playgrounds, and halls for performances by music groups. Thanks to the proximity to a small quiet lake, students can master rowing, swimming and fishing.

Term dates and fees

Tuition fees includes:

  • Studying on the program;
  • Accommodation and meals (full board);
  • The basic leisure, cultural and entertainment program.

Some services are paid additionally:

  • Educational supplies, attendant expenses;
  • Medical insurance;
  • Compulsory membership in the parent organization;
  • Use technical equipment (one-time fee).

Extra fees:

  • Study materials 200 USD
  • Medical insurance 1693 USD
  • Deposit on accommodation 100 USD
  • Uniform 500 USD

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

The list of mandatory documents includes the following documents:

  • Report card with marks for the last 2 years;
  • Letters of recommendation (from the class teacher, teachers of mathematics and English);
  • A student's cover letter on "Why do I want to study at your school?";
  • All kinds of awards, letters of commendation, prizes, certificates received for academic, sporting or creative achievements and successes.

Also all applicants must pass a test of English or an officially accredited center, an additional examination in mathematics may be required.


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- 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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