Mesa Public School

Mesa, Arizona, Usa

Dates

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

Fees

€ 22.566 per Year
€ 14.270 per Semesteer

Category

Anno all’estero

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Overview

Mesa Public Schools offer a diverse curriculum that includes biotechnology classes, STEM diplomas, an innovative computer-based distance learning course, and the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma. The district’s many beautiful campuses have newly renovated weight rooms, sports stadiums, all-weather tracks, sports fields, updated classrooms, and labs. High schools in the district have won many championships in girls’ cross country, track, tennis, softball, and basketball as well as boys wrestling, golf, and football. One high school made Sports Illustrated’s list of Top 25 High School Athletic Programs in the US.
State regulations allow international students in grades 9-11 to participate in any Junior Varsity (JV) sports team.
The district has many stellar visual and performing arts programs for those students interested in expressing themselves creatively. Mesa Public School District schools have received the Siemen’s Foundation Top Advanced Placement Programs and the Silver Medal School awarded by US News and World Report. Mesa is located 20 miles from Arizona’s capital city, Phoenix. Residents enjoy a wide array of parks, sports facilities, pools, golf courses, community events, festivals, and world-class shopping and dining. Mesa is a popular destination for baseball fans because its home to the Chicago Cubs’ Spring Training Camp.
The Weather in Summer and Fall is Hot and Dry instead in Winter and Spring is Cool and Dry.

Academics

School Type: Public High School
Foreign Language Courses
: Chinese, French, Spanish, Spanish for Spanish Speakers
Enrollment Restrictions: None
Advanced Placement Courses: Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language And Culture, Comparative Government and Politics, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Language and Culture, German Language and Culture, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics C, Physics 2, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature And Culture, Studio Art, US Government and Politics, US History
Grades at School: 9-12
Total Students Per School: About 2,100
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:20
Diploma Year Offered: Yes (All Schools Except Mesa High School)
High Schools Accepting Students: 6
Choose High School in District? NO
Minimum TOEFL: Not Required
Minimum ELTiS: 215

Co-curricular activities

Arts: Acting, Art, Art History, Ceramics, Digital Art and Design, Drawing, Glass Arts, Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Studio Art – 2D Design, Studio Art – 3D Design, Studio Art – Drawing, Theater, Theater – Technical Theater, Video Game Design

Extracurricular Activities: Anime Club, Art Club, Chess, Environmental, Fashion, Junior Statesmen of America, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Spanish, Theater, Writing, Yearbook

Music: Band, Choir, Guitar, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Music Theory, Orchestra, Pop/Rock Band

Sports

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

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

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