Hillcrest High School – Public

Ammon, Idaho, USA

Dates

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

Fees

€ 19.300 per Year
€ 14.300 per Semester

Category

Anno all’estero

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Overview

Our students enjoy the cultural experience they gain from the interaction with international students. Their teachers enjoy bringing the culture of the international students into their classroom to help enrich the classroom discussion. Amman is located only 15 minutes Southeast of Idaho Falls, which is Idaho’s second-largest city. Hillcrest High School is located in Ammon, Idaho which Is near Yellowstone National Park, Grand Targhee National Park, Ski Resorts, Snake River, and close to Salt Lake City. Idaho Falls is well known throughout the region for its access to the outdoors. Art and culture can also be found in Idaho Falls at places like The Art Museum, and the Museum of Idaho. Surrounding the city, world-renowned places to visit like Yellowstone National Park and Jackson Hole for world-class skiing make Idaho Falls an international hub for adventure.

The school is known for good athletic teams. They won the State Championship in Football in 2018. Summers are long, warm, and wet. Winters are freezing, dry, and windy. It is partly cloudy year-round.

Academics

School Type: Public High School
Foreign Language Courses:  Spanish
Enrollment Restrictions: None
Advanced Placement Courses: Literature, Language, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, US History, Government, Physics, Spanish
Grades at School: 10-12
Total Students Per School: About 1100
Average Class Size: 27
Diploma Year Offered: NO
STEM Program: No
ESL: Yes
Dress Code: Yes

Co-curricular activities

Arts: Art, drawing, ceramics, choir, band, marching band, concert band, theater, speech, and debate. Students have a large variety of art programs to choose from.

Extracurricular Activities: Art club, Ballroom Dance Team, Bible Club, Business Professionals of America, Cancer Awareness Club, Debate, DECA, FCCLA, French Club, Gay & Straight Alliance, German Club, Hillcrest Hockey Team, Health Occupations Students of America, Inklings Club (Creative Writing), Interact, Italian Club, Knightline (dance team), The Knightly News (newspaper), National Honor Society, Pep Band, PROK (morning announcements), Scholastic Team, Ski and Snowboard Club, Spanish Club, Spirit Club, Student Council, Swim Team, Yearbook.

Sports

Boys:
Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Football, Volleyball, Wrestling, Track & Field, Swim, Tennis

Girls:
Basketball, Softball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Track & Field, Swim, Tennis

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