Higley Unified School District – Public

Gilbert, Arizona, Stati Uniti

Dates

August 20222 – June 2023
August 2022 – December 2022
January 2023 – June 2023

Fees

€ 21.900 per Year
€ 14.550 per Semester

Category

Anno all’estero

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Overview

Schools in Higley Unified School District offer a rigorous curriculum that includes music, art, language, physical education, and technology. Higley schools provide a wide range of AP courses, honors courses, STEM courses, and engineering courses. All of the district’s campuses have numerous sports fields, theaters, and science labs. Some include broadcast studios and engineering labs for their accelerated programs. International students from grades 9 to 11 are invited to take part in award-winning junior varsity-level sports teams such as baseball and cheerleading. State regulations allow international students in grades 9-11 to participate in any Junior Varsity (JV) sports team. Higley offers many electives and extracurriculars that result in an authentic American high school experience, particularly the district’s award-winning music department. The Arizona Department of Education ranks Higley Unified School District 3rd in the state “A+” rating. The Washington Post named one of its schools “America’s Most Challenging”. The city of Gilbert, ranked as one of the best places to live and learn in the US by CNN/ Money Magazine, is warm and sunny all year. Students have easy access to the many cultural sites, sporting events, and destinations in downtown Phoenix, only 30 minutes away.

The weather in Summer and Fall is Hot and Dry at the opposite in Winter and Spring is Cool and Dry.

Academics

School Type: Public High School
Foreign Language Courses: Chinese, French, Spanish
Enrollment Restrictions: None
Advanced Placement Courses: Art, English, Science, Social Studies, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Calculus, Statistics, Chemistry, Physics, US History, World History, Psychology, Studio Art, Art History
Grades at School: 9-12
Total Students Per School: About 3900
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:21
Diploma Year Offered: Yes
Choose High School in District: NO
High Schools Accepting Students: 2
STEM Program: Yes
ESL: No
Dress Code: Yes
Minimum TOEFL: Not Required
Minimum ELTiS: 211

Co-curricular activities

Arts: Acting, Art, Band, Broadcast, Ceramics, Chamber Choir, Concert Choir, Dance, Digital Photography, Drawing and Painting, Graphic Design, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Photography, Symphonic Band, Technical Theater, Television Production, Vocal Ensemble, Video Production

Extracurricular Activities: Anti-Bullying Club, Baseball, Basketball, Best Buddies, Book Club, Ceramics, Chinese, Cross Country, Dance, DECA, DJ, Drama, Engineering, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Health Occupation Students of America, International, Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC), Key Club, Literary Magazine, Mathletes, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Orchestra, Softball, Student Council, Swimming, Volleyball, Yearbook

Sports

Boys
Fall: Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Swimming
Winter: Basketball, Soccer, Wrestling
Spring: Baseball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Girls
Fall: Cheerleading, Cross Country, Diving, Golf, Swimming, Volleyball
Winter: Basketball, Soccer, Wrestling
Spring: Softball, Tennis, Track and Field

Includes

  • Application to the school/district identified
  • Definition of Academic Curriculum
  •  FEE enrollment costs
  • Pre-departure orientation
  • School enrollment
  • Full board homestay accommodation
  • District health insurance
  • Assistance during the stay with local coordinators
  • Agency Fee
  • Transportation from the airport to the host family