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St Andrews School

Address: 3900 Jog Rd, Boca Raton

Description St Andrews School

  • Founded: in 1961
  • Location: Boca Raton, Florida, USA
  • Age of students: 15-19 years
  • Total number of students: 575 people (13% of foreigners, approximately 17% of the total live in full board)
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Type of accommodation: residence (boarding house)
  • Language of instruction: English.

The popular school-board of St. Andrews (St Andrews School) is designed for high school students: 15-18 years (9-12 grades), which are preparing for admission to universities. At St Andrews School, they are offered not only a balanced, strong and in-depth academic program under the guidance of professional teachers, but also the greatest opportunities for personal extra-curricular development - all on the Atlantic coast, in the sunny state of Florida.

In 2011, St Andrews School joined the international organization Round Square International Organization "for the personal and social development of schoolchildren, their successful integration into the world community and attention to environmental protection." Students are educated as independent and responsible, independent and motivated to achieve high achievements, learn their honor and honesty, they instill in their personal example respect for any nationality, race, culture and religion.

The school offers both a classical, universal course, and advanced subjects (AP), as well as an internationally recognized and popular IB program (International Baccalaureate). The average score of SAT among students and graduates is 1840; for foreign students there is a supporting language program ESL (English as a second Language). Graduates successfully continue their education in the most prestigious and elite universities across the country:

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Emory University
  • George Washington University
  • University of New York
  • University of Miami
  • University of Florida
  • Boston University.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in St Andrews School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
15-18
from 62 280 $ / year

High School (US High School Diploma)

This is a universal, "classic" American curriculum for high school students in grades 9-12: they both complete the secondary school curriculum and are preparing to enter the chosen university.

The curriculum includes a variety of courses and research areas, each of which can be studied for at least a year (most of them are exams):

  • English
  • mathematics
  • computer science and computer science
  • natural Sciences
  • modern foreign languages
  • history
  • Performing arts
  • classical languages ​​(Latin, Greek)
  • theology (religious studies)
  • life skills courses
  • fine Arts
  • public speaking and speaking skills.

The cost of tuition for students of grades 9-12 (including boarding and boarding) is $ 58,100 for the academic year (2 semesters).

Advanced Placement

The program of increased complexity, in-depth study of selected subjects is suitable for students who have precisely defined the priority discipline and direction in the university: this will help them to earn extra points and increase their chances of successful enrollment.

At St. Andrew's school there are about 30-35 subjects that can be studied at the AP level:

  • History of art
  • The state and politics of the USA
  • Informatics and computer literacy
  • Higher mathematics (level AB)
  • Spanish Literature
  • English
  • History of the USA
  • Chinese
  • Physics (electricity and magnetism)
  • English literature
  • Higher mathematics (BC level)
  • Microeconomics
  • Studio art
  • Physics (mechanics)
  • Environment
  • European History
  • Biology
  • Macroeconomics
  • Italian language
  • Latin
  • Theory of Music
  • French
  • Geography
  • Chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Spanish and others.

The cost of tuition for students of grades 9-12 (including boarding and boarding) is $ 58,100 for the academic year (2 semesters).

Annual
15-18
from 62 280 $ / year

International Baccalaureate (IB)

The IB International Course, developed in Switzerland and successfully distributed around the world, is considered one of the most effective for preparation for the university. Its big plus is universality: the IB certificate is accepted all over the world, which does not limit the students in choosing the future country and university for training.

The program is designed for high school students aged 16-18 and for two academic years. Subjects for the personal curriculum students choose independently: 3 are studied at the standard level of complexity, 3 - on the advanced, in-depth. In order to avoid duplication of courses, all available subjects are divided into 6 thematic blocks - it is enough to choose one of each:

  • English, German
  • Fine Arts, Music, Cinematography
  • Biology, Chemistry
  • mathematics, mathematical research
  • French, Spanish, Italian, Spanish
  • world religions and theology, psychology, history, philosophy.

Most subjects are taught on two levels - the student, together with the teacher, determines at what level of difficulty he is ready to work. Language courses (Spanish, Italian and French) mean an option for beginners who have not previously studied this language. Note that according to the rules of the block of art (music, cinema) you can change and choose any subject from other groups.

In addition to the chosen classes, all students are trained in writing an extended academic essay (at least 4,000 words, the topic is consistent with the teacher), attend TOC lessons (general theory of knowledge) and CAS (Creativity, Service, Activity), develop critical and analytical thinking.

The cost of tuition for students of grades 9-12 (including boarding and boarding) is $ 58,100 for the academic year (2 semesters).

Accommodation and food

Pupils live in comfortable residences on the campus: they are cozy, fully furnished and furnished double rooms (for boys and girls there are different Houses), lounges for recreation and communication. Together with the children live school staff and educators: they monitor the cleanliness, order and discipline, help to solve any administrative and household issues, ensure the safety of the pupils 24/7.

Board meals (three meals a day) were specially designed to fully cover all the needs of young students: a balanced, tasty and healthy diet.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: art, biology, chemistry, English, geography, history, maths, modern languages, musical art, Performing arts, physics, Religious studies, world literature

Events St Andrews School

The most popular among students are sports clubs and communities - on the campus there is a huge number of options for active leisure:

  • Cheerleading
  • Football (European soccer)
  • Baseball
  • Tennis
  • American football
  • Water polo
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Bowling
  • Softball
  • Athletics
  • Run
  • Volleyball
  • Fight
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse.

There are also art studios - performing and performing arts - ceramics and sculptures, music and theater classes: everyone can find the opportunity to fully discover their talents and unique abilities.

Equipment St Andrews School

The school campus occupies more than 80 acres in the state of Florida, only 10 kilometers from the Atlantic coast. It is the sunniest region in the USA with a mild, favorable climate, where it is especially pleasant to swim and sunbathe, to master water sports and activities. The campus includes more than 20 buildings, where everything necessary for a fully-fledged and happy life in the school is prepared for pupils:

  • modern extensive libraries - both with printed and electronic sources
  • comfortable residential residences
  • educational buildings with bright, well-equipped classes and lectures
  • administrative buildings
  • Halls and halls for general meetings, events, celebrations
  • 2 chapels
  • Scientific and practical laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment
  • own bookstore
  • New Science Center
  • Center for Design and Arts
  • numerous sports fields and fields for individual classes / team games (volleyball, football, basketball, baseball, athletics)
  • tennis courts
  • swimming pool with aquacomplex
  • fitness center with a fitness area.

Over the past few years, the budget for the renovation and modernization of the campus has exceeded $ 18 million - St Andrews School always tries to keep up with the times and offer its students all the best.

Term dates and fees

The cost of tuition for students of grades 9-12 (including boarding and boarding) is $ 58,100 for the academic year (2 semesters). The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for tuition
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

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

Students must present the following documents to the admission committee:

  • test results in English
  • A report card with grades from the previous school (minimum for the last 2 years)
  • recommendations and characteristics from teachers (in priority - teachers of English and mathematics), class teacher, head teacher, director
  • a cover letter on "Why do I want to study at your school?".

Any awards and certificates for all kinds of achievements, not only academic, but also sporting, creative, social, are welcome. Remember that the school in private can always appoint additional exams and entrance tests (most often in mathematics).

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- 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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