- Schools and programs after 8 and 9 classes
- Examples after 8 and 9 classes
- Schools and programs after grade 10
- Examples after grade 10
- Schools after grade 11
- Examples after grade 11
Secondary education in the United States is considered to be the best in the world: there are a large number of prestigious institutions, thousands of thousands of children come to the country every year to enter schools and colleges. Senior students can receive certificates of different types.
Schools and programs after 8 and 9 classes
Those who decide to go to study in the US after 8-9 grades will be well suited to the High School standard: it is available in all public and private institutions and is a stepping stone for secondary education. According to the accepted standards of the educational system, several obligatory disciplines are studied in the school: physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and others. From the 9th grade students choose for themselves the preferred directions of development and discipline:
Children not only receive fundamental knowledge, but also develop in a sporting, creative and personal way. As a rule, a large number of sports and creativity are available in US educational institutions, competitions and contests are held. For foreign students the ideal option is a boarding house where you can not only study, but also live all year round in comfortable conditions. Students achieve significant progress in knowledge and prepare for the Advanced Placement standard.
Examples after 8 and 9 classes
Schools and programs after grade 10
Advanced Placement (or AP)
Advanced Placement is a very prestigious and popular US standard, which gives great advantages when entering universities. AP takes the last two years of study (11-12 grades), when children choose disciplines for in-depth study from the general list. A total of 36 disciplines are available in the standard, but the number of available schools can vary from 5-6 to 27 in a single educational institution. The most popular areas are:
Advantages of this standard:
At the end of the course examinations are taken for each subject passed: grades are given on a scale from A to F, and the examination is considered to be passed only at A, B and C marks (approximately corresponds to 5, 4 and 3). Graduates are awarded a US diploma of high school diploma (US High School Diploma) and the results of the AP. Most universities in the US, Canada , Britain and other countries count the AP exams on admission, which makes it possible to enter the chosen institution.
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program (DP)
The prestigious international IB program was developed by a group of scientists in the 1960s and has since been in constant demand for exceptionally high quality training. Today, 1500 institutions from different countries of the world have the right to teach this course, and its results are accepted in universities of any state. The duration of studies is 2 years, the number of subjects is 6 (3 obligatory, 3 for choice). A total of 60 disciplines are available, but each institution has a limited number of available.
In the course of training, the skills of critical thinking and perception of information develop, the ability to act in a critical situation and the ability to make complex decisions. In addition, children receive knowledge at special seminars on the theory of knowledge and the course "Creativity, action, service," where theoretical knowledge is confirmed and tested in the course of practical activities. To complete the course successfully, you need to complete the following steps:
The results are recognized all over the world, that's why the graduates of this program have a great opportunity to enter the best educational institutions of the USA, Canada, Britain and other countries.
Examples after grade 10
Schools after grade 11
With a certificate of higher education and a sufficient level of knowledge and skills, Russian students can directly enter US universities , but to facilitate this process and adapt to the education system and lifestyle, foreigners are offered a number of special programs under the common names Pathway and Foundation. The basic requirements are similar:
These programs have some differences, but in general they are similar: they involve 1-2 semesters of active work on improving the level of English and knowledge of the disciplines of the chosen direction. Foundation usually differ more in-depth study of English with less attention to subjects. In case of successful completion of studies, applicants can switch to the main educational programs of the selected bachelor's direction for the first, second or third semester (depending on the institution and conditions).