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St. Johnsbury Academy

Address: 1000 Main St, St Johnsbury, VT 05819, USA
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Description St. Johnsbury Academy

  • Founded: in 1842
  • Location Johnsbury Academy: Saint Johnsbury, Vermont, USA
  • Students age: 14-18 years
  • Training programs. Johnsbury Academy: senior and final grades (grades 9-12)
  • Residence type: boarding house
  • Type of training: mixed
  • Language of instruction: English.

Private boarding school Johnsbury Academy, founded in Vermont in 1842, today accepts not only residents of the state, but also American students from all over the country, as well as foreign students - today more than 25 world countries represent foreign students on campus. The school is designed to teach high school students (9-12 years) and welcomes mixed form of training: it is open to both boys and girls of any color, nationality, race, origin and religion.

St. Johnsbury Academy has always been notable for attention not only to the academic side of schoolchildren's upbringing, but also to their personal qualities:

  • Diligence;
  • Perseverance;
  • Attentiveness;
  • Well-being;
  • Mutual respect and self-motivation;
  • Civil responsibility.

But academic successes of pupils are amazing first and allow the academy to easily enter the TOP-20 of private schools of the USA from year to year. Each subject (with a choice of more than 220 courses!) Is held for six months (standard, basic course): all subjects are taught in a specially designed methodology that guarantees the maximum efficiency and productivity of the study. Teachers and tutors are always ready to help children determine which subjects are better to choose for study - in St. Petersburg. Johnsbury Academy is confident that personal commitment and healthy ambitions are the best motivation for high achievements. The Special Training Center was created to help students in all academic matters, guide them and improve the effectiveness of education.

Practically in all courses, students are divided into groups according to the level of abilities and knowledge: at least there are three levels: 

  • The initial;
  • Standard;
  • Intensive (advanced).

English, for example, is studied on 4 levels, which is very convenient for foreign students. Students are engaged every weekday: they are waiting for 5 blocks (70 minutes each), and at the end of each semester (semester) - credits for studied subjects.

For an in-depth, intensive study at a complex level, 21 subjects are available-this is more than in any other school in Vermont and in Most US schools.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in St. Johnsbury Academy

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
15-18
from 29 662 $ / semester

Brief information: International pupils of grades 9-12 can choose subjects to study from more than 220 options, including 21 advanced, complex courses (the AP level - Advanced Placement). In high school students not only complete the secondary education program - they prepare to enter the chosen university for the desired specialty, so the opportunity to choose the most priority subjects and study them at the desired level of complexity helps to prepare for the university as efficiently as possible.

List of academic features of the program of the senior classes:

  • 15 technical programs, 40 courses of fine and performing arts, 4 programming programs (complicated, at the college level);
  • 6 modern foreign languages ​​are available for study;
  • In each class - no more than 12 students: you can be confident in an individual approach, taking into account your needs and opportunities;
  • The English language course is taught on 4 levels - the most effective, detailed study.

Students are engaged every weekday: they are waiting for 5 blocks (70 minutes each), and at the end of each semester (semester) - credits for studied subjects.

Some services are paid additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration fee;
  • Examination Boards;
  • Educational deposit;
  • 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).

Accommodation, housing and food

The campus of the school, which includes 8 comfortable residences, is located on St. John's, the main street of the town. In walking distance is all the urban infrastructure that the student may need: cinemas and theaters, shops and banks, pharmacies and large shopping and entertainment centers.

Boys and girls are provided with separate rooms and buildings (the age principle is also taken into account when resettlement): each residence has its own rules and regulations, unique traditions and peculiarities.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Career development course, English, English as a Foreign Language, French, Health & Fitness, Japanese, Latin language, maths, Natural Sciences, Performing arts, social sciencies, Spanish, Visual arts

Events St. Johnsbury Academy

Among the sports and outdoor activities popular with students, the following options can be noted:

  • Lacrosse;
  • Golf;
  • Basketball;
  • Hockey;
  • Mountain biking;
  • Swimming pool (swimming, water aerobics);
  • Cycling track;
  • Softball;
  • Tennis;
  • Table tennis;
  • Exercise room and general fitness;
  • Football (soccer and American);
  • Baseball.

At the Campaign Behold children are professional coaches and instructors have the necessary equipment, tools and platforms for numerous occupations. Many pupils are part of the school teams, achieve significant successes - this allows them to receive a sports scholarship in the future, which significantly reduces the cost of studying at the university.

On weekends and holidays for students, trips are organized to the large and interesting cities of the USA: Boston, New York. Students also leave abroad, for example, to Montreal. Student groups go on hikes, on foot and ski trips, rafting on kayaks and canoes. The convenient mountain for skiing Mount Burke is located just 30 minutes from the campus: children can master snowboarding or skiing, ride on sleds. There are opportunities for mountain biking - on the special  Kingdom Trails pupils will meet professional safety instructors and trainers.

A list of extracurricular activities, electives and clubs of interest available to students in their spare time is very extensive:

  • Play chess;
  • Badminton;
  • Bowling tournament;
  • Film Screening;
  • Photo art.

Advantages

  • A total of 221 elective courses are offered for pupils' choice, including 21 subjects studied in advanced, advanced level;
  • 15 technical programs, 40 courses of fine and performing arts, 4 design programs (complicated, at the college level);
  • 6 modern foreign languages ​​are available for learning;
  • In each class - no more than 12 students: you can be confident in an individual approach, taking into account your needs and capabilities;
  • English language course Is taught on 4 levels - the most effective, detailed study;
  • Teaching staff of the Academy (more than 30% of them are school graduates) Constantly pass courses of improvement of professional skill, receive profile awards and awards - 77% of the total number has degrees (Master / Doctor of Science). Teachers work not only as teachers, but also as mentors, advisors, trainers and curators, building friendly and fruitful relationships with their wards.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

List of services to pay additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration fee;
  • Examination Boards;
  • Educational deposit;
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional);
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional);
  • Flight tickets in both directions;
  • Transfer in both directions;
  • Mandatory health insurance;
  • Personal pocket expenses;
  • Visa fees and services, translation and Revision of documents;
  • Consular fee (payable at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 100 USD

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

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- 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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