Orange County – Public

Orlando - Florida - Usa

Dates

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

Fees

€ 28.200 per Year
€ 19.950 per Semester

Category

Anno all’estero

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Overview

As the 9th largest Public School District in the United States, Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) serves 28 high schools with over 157,000 high school students. In addition to nine foreign languages and ESL, OCPS has more than 30 AP courses, the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, and many specialty programs such as Aviation and Aerospace Engineering, Entrepreneurship, and the Center for Future Educators just to name a few.
The schools in the Orange County Public Schools have state-of-the-art facilities with theater auditoriums, athletic facilities, STEM laboratories, and more. OCPS Students also receive a district-provided device so they can access digital educational content.
Orange County Public Schools have a long history of athletic excellence. Students have the opportunity to compete in various sports options in the Fall, Winter, and Spring seasons. Some notable athletic alumni of OCPS include MLB Players Johnny Damon and Brian Barber and NFL Player Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.
The arts program at OCPS is very strong, with students being able to choose different arts electives and extracurricular programs. Some famous alumni of Orange County Public Schools who have gone on to become famous include DJ Khaled and N*SYNC singer Joey Fatone. Orange County Public Schools was awarded the Commissioner of Education and the Commissioner’s Community Involvement Council Five Star School Award. Less than an hour away from the Atlantic Ocean, Orlando, Florida is home to Disney World and many different wonderful cultural events and celebrations. The city also has its own NBA team, the Orlando Magic.
The Weather in Summer and Fall is Hot and Humid instead in Winter and Spring is Warm and Temperate.

Academics

School Type: Public High School
Foreign Language Courses
: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Spanish
Enrollment Restrictions: Only Academic year students can play sports
Advanced Placement Courses: Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Comparative Government and Politics, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, 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 1, Physics 2, Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, Physics C: Mechanics, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, Studio Art: 2D Design, Studio Art: 3D Design, Studio Art: Drawing, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Grades at School: 9-12
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:16
Diploma Year Offered: YES
High Schools Accepting Students: 28
Choose High School in District? NO
Minimum TOEFL: 50
Minimum ELTiS: 215

Co-curricular activities

Arts: Band, Chorus, Orchestra, Theater
Extracurricular Activities: Anime Club, Archery, Art Club, Business Professionals, Chess, Cooking, Debate, Drama, Feminist, Fitness, Gaming, German Club, Girls Who Code, Helping the Homeless, History Club, Latin Club, Majorettes Baton Twirling, Model United Nations, Photography Club, Poetry, Pre Med, Programming Club, Psychology Club, Red Cross, Step Team, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee

Sports

Boys:
Fall: Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Swimming, and Diving
Winter: Basketball, Soccer, Wrestling
Spring: Baseball, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Tennis, Track and Field, Water Polo

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

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