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Wayland Academy Private School

According to information for 2019, an average SAT score made up 1250
Address: 101 N University Ave, Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Description Wayland Academy Private School

  • Location: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, USA
  • Founded: in 1855
  • Age of students: 15-18 years
  • Total number of students: 190 people
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Type of accommodation: residence (full board)
  • Language of instruction: English.

School-board Wayland Academy (Private school Wayland Academy) seeks to prepare high school students for the successful completion of the school year and to enter the chosen university, even if the student chose one of the most prestigious, rating and elite universities in the US and the world. A multicultural, international atmosphere is supported here: approximately 30% of students are foreigners representing 20 different world states. This teaches children to be polite and tolerant, acquaints them with the customs and traditions of other countries, teaches to respect other people and their point of view.

The intensity of schooling is quite high: every day students attend at least 8 lessons, plus electives, extra-curricular sports and creative activities. It may seem that it is difficult, when every day is painted by the minute - but this approach prepares children for the difficulties of university education, accustoms to appreciate time and count their strength, leads to the achievement of higher and impressive results.

Maybe that's why Wayland Academy can be proud of so many famous and distinguished graduates who are known all over the world today:

  • Zone Gale (Pulitzer Prize winner, the first of the women in the world to receive this prestigious award)
  • Eddie Jos (professional sportsman, member of the baseball Hall of Fame)
  • Kira Salak (traveler, author of National Geographic materials)
  • Michael Burke (US Congressman)
  • Mickey Heble (Professor at the University of Flight)
  • Jensen Buchanan (actress)
  • Rick Flair (professional wrestler)
  • Maddy Horn (skater, Olympic champion)
  • Uzma Samadani (doctor of medical sciences) and many others.

For foreign students, the school offers a special supportive language course ESL: classes are formed small, up to 13 people in each, and the ratio of teachers to students is 1: 6. The average score of SAT among students and graduates reaches 1680, and ACT - 25 - such academic achievement gives them the opportunity to enter the best universities in the US and around the world, including:

  • Boston University
  • University of California Berkeley
  • Duke University
  • Northeastern University
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • New York University
  • University of California San Diego
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Purdue University.

And the percentage of successful applicants is closest to 100%.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Wayland Academy Private School

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Advanced Placement (AP)

The Advanced Placement (AP) program provides for an in-depth, more sophisticated study of selected subjects at almost the university level. Students, as a rule, choose the disciplines for attending the AP according to their goals and preferences - the choice depends on what subjects they plan to study at the university (since the subjects marked in the certificate with the AP mark attract the attention of the admissions committee first of all) .

Items for study can be selected from the following list:

  • oEnglish literature and writing essays
  • Algebra and higher mathematics (BC and AB levels)
  • oTheory of music
  • oState management and US policy
  • oEuropean history
  • oMicroeconomics
  • oSpanish language
  • oh, the German language
  • oAlgebra and trigonometry
  • oLatinsky language
  • oFizika
  • oBiology
  • oMacroeconomics
  • Chemistry
  • oHistory of the USA
  • oStatistics.

Also, senior high school graduates are offered a comprehensive STEM course: it includes the study of mathematics, engineering and natural sciences, technology and art.

The credit system is credit (credits are considered educational, or credit, units). To successfully complete the course and receive a diploma, students must earn at least 19 credits:

  • English (4)
  • Mathematics (3)
  • foreign language (3)
  • history and humanities (3)
  • natural sciences - chemistry, physics and biology (3)
  • fine arts (1) as an additional subject.

The curriculum is complemented by sports training, as well as creative electives at the student's choice.

The cost of schooling (including accommodation and meals at full board, as well as leisure and entertainment activities according to the program) is $ 53030 for the academic year ($ 26515 per semester-half).

Accommodation and food

Approximately 70% of students permanently live on the campus of the school at full board. For them 4 comfortable, cozy and spacious houses are prepared - the resettlement is conducted taking into account the age and gender index. Together with the children, teachers and qualified teachers live in residences: they monitor the observance of cleanliness, order and discipline, help children solve any problems, organize recreational activities, and help with homework. Often the staff of the school lives here with their families, and some employees literally grew up in school and live here since childhood.

Three meals a day is balanced and useful - it's delicious and healthy dishes. On weekends, students are allowed to get up late, so breakfast and lunch are combined in a brunch (brunch).

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: 3d-design, algebra, analysis, anatomy, anthropology, art, astronomy, biology, chemistry, design and technology, digital film production, drama, English, Environmental science, Geometry, German, history, History of europe, history of music, Latin language, logics, Macroeconomics, mathematical analysis, maths, music, Natural Sciences, physics, physiology, Policy and government, Preparation of portfolio, psychology, Religious studies, robotics, social sciencies, Spanish, statistics, theory of music, Trigonometry, Visual arts, World history,  History of america

Events Wayland Academy Private School

Sports and physical development of schoolchildren has always been considered one of the main priorities in the work of the school - today the children are available a variety of sports and outdoor activities:

  • baseball
  • American football
  • soccer (classical European football)
  • cross-country running
  • cheerleading
  • swimming
  • field hockey
  • run
  • Athletics
  • basketball
  • tennis (large predominantly)
  • volleyball
  • Ice hockey
  • softball
  • golf.

Often there are exciting and entertaining events, including invitations from students from other schools in the state, competitions, sports days and contests - just do not list:

  • lessons of oratory and rhetoric, development of speech skills
  • circles of poetry and prose
  • theatrical, dramatic and acting skills
  • Going to the cinema and theaters, visiting shopping and entertainment centers, large theme parks
  • walking in parks, visiting natural attractions
  • boating
  • collective swims
  • scuba diving
  • chess
  • ecological circle
  • robotics
  • filmmaking
  • cookery
  • a variety of types of art (visual, performing, visual)
  • "Club of delicious breakfast lovers"
  • Bible study group
  • bells collectors
  • "Circle of the tragic hero of our time"
  • Association "Peace - the triumph of diversity" and much, much more!

Advantages

  • According to thebestschools.org is included in the top 50 American boarding schools
  • a small town, next to which is a campus, very quiet, quiet and safe, while it is not difficult to get to the lively and developed Chicago and Milwaukee (2.5 and 1.5 hours drive, respectively)
  • accreditation of prestigious commissions and organizations, for example: the Independent School Association of the Central States (ISACS), the North Central Association (NCA)
  • is a member of large educational organizations and associations: the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS); The school cafeteria participates in the healthy and nutrition program Blue Zones Project.

Equipment Wayland Academy Private School

The campus (a total area of ​​55 acres) is excellently equipped for any classes of students - study, living, quiet and active recreation, sports and creativity:

  • indoor spacious sports arena: climbing wall, basketball and volleyball courts, gym and halls for general fitness
  • baseball field
  • field for softball
  • pool
  • American football field
  • box for soccer (classical European football)
  • tennis courts and ping-pong tables
  • an extensive library (electronic and printed resources)
  • scientific research and technical laboratories: practical exercises, experiments, personal or group studies take place here
  • modern, bright classes with the latest equipment, including interactive
  • Science Center
  • Research hall
  • Center for Crafts and Art
  • School of Music
  • own chapel
  • your own medical center
  • a large number of open areas for sports and recreation, green lounge areas, a spacious sun-drenched terrace.

The school is located near the small, quiet and quiet town of Beaver Dam (Wisconsin): there are only 15 thousand residents, who are distinguished by hospitality and friendliness. In the city, students will be able to find all the necessary infrastructure facilities: restaurants, cafes and coffee shops, shops and shopping centers, parks, cinemas, banks, pharmacies.

Term dates and fees

The cost of schooling (including accommodation and meals at full board, as well as leisure and entertainment activities according to the program) is $ 53030 for the academic year ($ 26515 per semester-half). The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit confirming the place on the course
  • Examination Boards
  • 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

Applicants must present the following documents to the admission committee:

  • A report card with grades from a previous school (for the last 2-3 years)
  • recommendations and characteristics from teachers (in priority - teachers in English and mathematics), the head teacher, the class teacher, the director
  • a cover letter on the topic "Why do I want to study at your school?"
  • all kinds of awards, gratitude, letters, cups and medals for achievements in any spheres (creative, sports, social, academic)
  • results of testing for English language skills + results of the general entrance exam of the school (usually check the level of knowledge in mathematics).

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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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