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Stevenson School

Address: 3152 Forest Lake Rd, Pebble Beach, CA 93953, USA
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Description Stevenson School

  • Established: in 1952
  • Location of Stevenson School: Pebble Beach, California, USA
  • Students age: 15-18 years [ 999.8]
  • Number of students: 750 (percentage of foreigners - 15%)
  • Programs Stevenson School: High School, Advanced Placement examination (AP), Summer School
  • Type of study: joint, mixed
  • Accommodation type: residence, boarding house (75% of students).
  • Language: English + Spanish within the summer program.

Stevenson School is a prestigious private school with a rich history that began 50 years ago. Today, the Stevenson School is a well-known international educational institution that annually takes on the education of children from all over the globe: all of them are striving to obtain a modern and quality education that will allow them to enter the best universities in the US and beyond.

The school is designed for older children who are preparing to enter higher education institutions. Stevenson School offers its students on the one hand a diverse, and on the other - a flexible system of training, which allows each of them to fully follow their interests and achieve their goals. Private school Stevenson is considered one of the strongest in the States for teaching, so here students are waiting for a rich program that will require them to diligence and high motivation. At the same time, the school staff treats the students as already formed individuals, whose opinion is not ignored and is always taken into account.

Also Stevenson School has its own motto, which combines all the values ​​and attitudes that the school adheres to, and it sounds like: "Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re - Gentle in manner, strong in deed". In translation this phrase means "Courteous in manners, strong in action".

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Stevenson School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
15-18
from 68 900 $ / year
  • Age: 15-18 years old
  • Dates: 02.09 - 22.05
  • Price: from $ 64 900
  • Duration of the program: 1 year.

The number of compulsory disciplines for the Stevenson program includes:

  • Computer and information technologies,
  • Mathematics (geometry, algebra, trigonometry, higher mathematics),
  • History (USA, Europe and the world),
  • Natural sciences (chemistry, physics, biology, natural science)
  • English (English literature),
  • Foreign language (Latin, Spanish, French),
  • Art and creativity (photography, music, technology and design, communication and media),
  • Economy, statistics.

In addition, to the list of standard subjects, the student can choose subjects in addition (the so-called selective disciplines) related to his interests and preferences. For successful completion of the senior school, each of the students of the Stevenson School must achieve certain indicators in all subjects.

Advanced Placement (AP)

  • Age: 15-18 years old
  • Duration of the program: 1 year /

In addition to the basic academic program, Stephenson's school gives its students the opportunity to pass several Advanced Placement examination tests, which were designed specifically to prepare for exams at the end of the school year. For foreign students, the ESL (English as a Secondary Language) course is provided, which helps them to adapt quickly to the language environment.

28.06.2020 -31.07.2020
9-15
from 8 500 $ / 5 weeks

Summer school (summer school)

  • Age: 9-15 years old
  • Dates: June 25 - July 28
  • Cost: $ 7920
  • Duration of the program: 4 weeks.

The curriculum of the summer course is structured as follows: in the morning students attend various workshops, and in the daytime they devote time to a sporting load. Also, each student chooses for himself three directions from the proposed options:

1. Art: theatrical art, the basics of playing the guitar, rock band, ceramics, needlework and cooking, dancing, knitting, photography, staging shows, studio art.

2. Science and nature: the study of the sea, hiking and orientation in the terrain, entertaining physics.

3. Linguistic skills: colloquial Spanish, creative writing, English for academic purposes, reading for pleasure, preparation for English to 9 and 10 classes, journalism.

4. Academic skills: strategic games, interactive sports history, film shooting, entertaining math, verbal skills, IT.

Accommodation, housing and food

There are 5 hostels on the campus for separate placement of pupils - one for girls and four for boys. The buildings have everything you need for a comfortable stay: spacious 2 or 3-bed rooms, where besides the standard amenities (bed, wardrobe and others) there is a telephone and internet is provided. Residences also have common rooms for recreation or games. Student hostels Stevenson School are famous for their exceptional cleanliness.

The food here is organized on a full board - the schoolchildren are daily fed three times a day. The menu is balanced and carefully thought out to be both useful and nutritious, as the students of the school of Stevenson need a lot of energy.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : 2D design, art, biology, chemistry, Chinese, computation, electricity and magnetic fields, engineering, English, English literature, Environmental science, foreign language, French, history, History of art, History of europe, Japanese, Latin language, Macroeconomics, maths, Mechanics, Microeconomics, Musical skills, Natural Sciences, Physical culture and sports sciences, physics, Spanish, technology, World history

Events Stevenson School

The main direction of the Stevenson School is the preparation of students for entering a college or university, so much attention is paid to finding a suitable educational institution for each of the pupils. For this purpose, high school students can regularly apply for personal consultation, take part in workshops and attend various presentations. For example, the school is visited from time to time by representatives of admission commissions - for a year it can be teachers from more than 50 universities and colleges. For the children there are also study tours to professional and higher educational institutions in California and the West Coast.

The Stevenson School educational program is designed in such a way that students can pursue their development in different fields, not just academic. So, special attention is paid to the sport, which every pupil should be engaged in during the training. On the territory of the school there are all conditions for training in a variety of physical activities:

  • football
  • basketball
  • tennis
  • softball / baseball
  • golf
  • firing
  • swimming
  • swimming
  • water polo [ 999.28]
  • Climbing.

In addition to sports for the students of the Stevenson school there are more than 30 clubs dedicated to the most diverse activities from philosophy to any of the arts:

  • Animation and comics
  • Philosophy
  • Cooking
  • Business club
  • International club
  • Dancing
  • art
  • art
  • art
  • art [
  • chess
  • music
  • drawing
  • movies, etc.

Every weekend young people are also waiting for a variety of leisure activities: competitions , Hiking, disco, etc. Stevenson School even has its own newspaper Tusitala, in which the authors tell about all school events.

Advantages

  • Qualitative preparation for high school or college
  • Strong pedagogical staff
  • Wide choice of educational disciplines
  • Deep level of some subjects
  • Knowledge and self-improvement
  • interesting and lively training sessions.

 

Equipment Stevenson School

The private boarding school Stevenson School covers an area of ​​about 50 acres in the small town of Pebble Beach, widely known among golf lovers. The campus of the educational institution is located on a picturesque coast amidst magnificent forests. About two hours north of the airport is San Francisco.

There are 30 buildings of various functions on the school territory. There are several educational buildings and residences, a dining room, an assembly hall and a sports hall, a science center, a library, an amphitheater and an arts center, as well as playgrounds for team sports, tennis courts, a golf course and, of course, a medical center.

The Stevenson School campus is equipped with the latest technology and infrastructure requirements: spacious classrooms, a computer center with 520 workstations, even a cafe and a shop where students can spend their pocket money on different Goodies.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Studying at Stevenson begins almost like in Russia - September 1-2. The academic year is divided into three terms: the first terminates in the second half of November, the next - the winter one - runs from the end of November to the end of February and includes 2 weeks of New Year holidays (19.12-03.01). And, finally, the third trimester starts in mid-March and ends in late May / early June. Between the terms also provide for a small vacation. And in the summer (June to July) Stevenson School invites everyone to a training program lasting up to 4 weeks.

When enrolling here in the same way as in many foreign schools, there are several items of additional costs that do not fall into the basic cost of training:

  • registration fee ($ 75)
  • visa support and consular fees of the embassy
  • textbooks and school supplies ($ 400-800)
  • deposit for accommodation ($ 150)
  • deposit for additional payment. Expenses ($ 500)
  • medical insurance
  • airline tickets and a round trip.

Extra fees:

  • Deposit on accommodation 150 USD
  • Study materials 400 USD
  • Uniform 150 USD
  • Registration fee (for a programme/course)
  • Visa fees
  • Consular fee
  • Flight tickets
  • Transfer (return)
  • Medical insurance

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

In order to be among the lucky ones who study at Stevenson School, the student should prepare the following documentation:

  • application (special form on the school website, or manually by mail)
  • Extract from a child's personal file with estimates for the current year + 2-3 previous
  • recommendations from teachers of mathematics and English
  • Testing in these two subjects
  • the results of the TOEFL exam.

Also sometimes the student may be asked to write in addition Essay on the proposed topic, or to be interviewed by a representative of the school. You can find out about these nuances directly from the school administration.

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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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