A private boarding school The Putney School (Private School of Putney School) provides training programs for students from around the world, students in 9-12 grades. Today the school is distinguished by maximum attention to innovations, innovations in the educational world and constant modernization of the educational process, improvement of methods and teaching materials.
Putney School was founded in 1935. It is located on the territory of a huge dairy farm in the state of Vermont, USA - and today students have the opportunity to farm, acquire valuable practical skills and spend a lot of time in the open air. Students participate in the cultivation of land, growing plants and animals: the entire territory of Putney School is a single ecology laboratory where students can gain invaluable knowledge about ecology and environmental protection, agriculture and microeconomics.
Comprehensive, comprehensive development of students is one of the main priorities in the work of the school. Here, high school students seek to educate not only academically, but also morally, spiritually, develop in creative and sports spheres, stimulate manifestations of activity and initiative, instill in the schoolchildren a craving for learning and self-improvement. Students are constantly involved in the management of Putney School - it forms a responsible social personality, develops independence and education, respect for other people.
On average, up to 12 people are engaged in one class - the ratio of teachers to students is 1: 6; More than 73% of teachers have scientific (master's, doctoral) degrees. For foreign students, an English language course is offered that helps the children to learn English faster, better to succeed and effectively connect to the main educational process.
Graduates of the school easily enter the prestigious and rating universities of the USA and the world, they receive nominal scholarships for higher education:
The school does not accept strict uniforms (only business style of clothes), and there is no clearly expressed religious affiliation - Here children of any confession and religion, any color and nationality can study (approximately 14% of students are African-American).
9-12 classes - time not only for the completion of the compulsory school general education cycle, but also preparation for entering the selected university. The school's difference is that it does not work under the strict scheme of the Advanced Placement program or other standardized options. The curriculum for high school students at Putney School includes more than 100 variations of courses and directions - even such as physiology, molecular genetics and anatomy.
Twice during the academic year, there are lively Projects Week. Students present independent scientific research to the court of teachers and their classmates: it helps to develop academic and organizational abilities, to show the acquired knowledge and skills.
On average, up to 12 people are engaged in one class - the ratio of teachers to students is 1: 6; More than 73% of teachers have scientific (master's, doctoral) degrees. For foreign students, an English language course is offered that helps the children to learn English faster, better to succeed and more effectively connect to the main educational process.
Tuition at Putney School is $ 55,450 per academic year.
Regularly on the basis of the school an interesting Evening Arts program is conducted: participation in the program will allow each student to fully demonstrate their talents, abilities and creative, organizational potential. On campus there are more than 20 different clubs, communities and circles on interests:
General mountain bike trips are organized for students, there are training clubs for tennis, equestrian sport, football and basketball, cross-country skiing. The graduate of the school is Bill Koch - Olympic medalist, as well as several other members of the US Olympic team.
More than 200 hectares of picturesque countryside with clean air - that's what the Putney School campus is like. These are invaluable opportunities for farming and farming, recreation in nature, walking and sports, active games. For students prepared large areas for team sports and individual training (for example, more than 25 kilometers of tracks for running, trekking and track and field athletics), there is a lake for swimming (in winter you can skate here), modern sports and gyms.
Tuition at Putney School is $ 55,450 per academic year. The indicated cost is already included:
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|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.