The modern system of secondary education in the United States is rightfully considered the best in the world. The country has a large number of prestigious, best and rating schools, which are annually sought by thousands of students from all over the world. The attractiveness of American educational institutions is due to the exceptionally high quality, comprehensive development of the individual and broad opportunities.
Children from other countries mainly come to boarding houses, and for their convenience a fairly flexible system operates - you can start studying in winter, spring or summer. For foreign students there are special programs for integration into the school.
The requirements for admission are basically similar and include:
- High level of English
- Grades list
- Recommendations from teachers
- Conducting tests
The schedule of the school year is usually divided into three semesters:
- First: from September to December
- Second: from January to April
- The third (summer, additional): in the period from May to June-July.
Graduates of US schools traditionally achieve great successes in life and education, and enter the best higher education institutions of the whole world.
Examples of schools with intakes in January, April, June:
Grier School is a private boarding school of separate education (for girls only), founded in 1853 and located in the small town of Tyrone. There is an integrated system - schoolgirls get knowledge, engage in sports and creativity, develop leadership skills and communication skills. Girls live in comfortable residences in double bedrooms with their own bathrooms and communal services. The students of Greer School show excellent performance and are annually enrolled in the best universities in the US, Canada and the world.
North Broward School has one of the most original stories of the foundation - it was opened in 1957 by the Montgomery spouse with funds from the sale of fur coats! The curious beginning did not prevent the institution from becoming one of the most prestigious in the country, and today children from many countries are eager to enter this place. The school occupies 80 acres of territory in Coconut Creek near Miami, here the educational system Meritas is adopted. A feature of the school is a huge opportunity for creativity and art, sports and physical development.
Lake Mary School is considered one of the best in Orlando and the United States as a whole: its mission is the institution's disclosure of the potential of the individual, the provision of the opportunity to successfully continue learning in the area of interest and enter any university in the country. The education system is built on responsibility, respect and responsiveness, the pursuit of success and self-development. There are 13 professional sports programs, including the famed Golf Academy. Children conduct an active extra-curricular life, visit themed with theme parks and other attractions.
A private establishment from the prestigious British CATS network operates on the basis of the Catholic school Trinity and combines the achievements of American and English systems. A unique program, developed by Professor Uri Feldman, provides an opportunity to receive a diploma of the school and a Certificate of Excellence in Global Business. Within the special university "inclusion" students attend lectures and online lectures at the universities of Boston and Harvard.
The institution was opened in 1966 and initially operated as a kindergarten, but subsequently expanded and developed. In 2006, The Village School became part of the Meritas network and teachers began to implement individualized programs tailored to the needs and requirements of each individual student. Houston gives students great opportunities to explore the energy and space industries, visits to theaters, movies, music concerts and other events. Art and sport accompany children at all levels and help them better understand themselves and develop actively, harmoniously.
One of the oldest schools in Maine, which started in 1792, is also known for being the first American school in which girls have the opportunity to learn basic educational programs. Today, the institution specializes in senior classes and enables teenagers from all over the world to obtain a prestigious certificate of full secondary education. The structure of the institution includes a unique research center, whose specialists conduct classes or experiments in the open air, the campus has a large number of clubs and sections on interests.
An independent school for children from 6th to 12th grade was opened in 1890 and is located in Granby, Massachusetts. The educational and educational system is built on a personal approach, great attention is paid to the achievements and successes of each individual student. Most teachers have advanced degrees, modern developments and technical innovations are actively introduced into the learning process. The campus occupies 500 acres of territory in the Valley Valley, is located 90 kilometers from Boston and has first-class facilities.
Special boarding school for boys, including classes from 7 to 12 and characterized by strict discipline and an effective training system. In the training system is built a special system of leadership development JROTC, teaching responsibility, teamwork, time management and other qualities. The students of the academy are confident in themselves and their actions, are able to set goals and achieve them, develop not only objective knowledge, but creative ones. The specifics of the institution explains a large number of physical and sports activities: here constantly conducted training and exercises, jogging, training on simulators, many pupils reach impressive heights in various sports.
Hawaii Preparatory Academy was opened in 1949 and today specializes in secondary education at all levels. In the study profile, an in-depth study of mathematics, English, engineering and natural sciences, as well as creative subjects, is organically included. The academic component is very strong - the school closely cooperates with organizations of science, business, and health. Out of 600 people, about 20% are foreigners, about 300 live on campus. The campus consists of two parts located in the cities of Waimea and Kamuela, and both cities are in the top 10 most favorable cities for living in the US.