Scottsdale Unified School District – Public

Scottsdale, Arizona, Usa

Dates

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

Fees

€ 22.300 per Year
€ 15.400 per Semester

Category

Anno all’estero

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Overview

Scottsdale Unified School District is one of the best in the state; five of its high schools accept international high school students. The district offers award-winning arts programs and STEM programs. Scottsdale high schools provide a comprehensive American experience. Many of the district’s impressive campus facilities have been recently updated and feature modern computer labs, theaters, career centers, athletic facilities, and production labs. Competitive sports teams in the district including soccer and baseball have won a total of five state championships in the last two years. State regulations allow international students in grades 9-11 to participate in any Junior Varsity (JV) sports team.
Students have ample opportunities for creative growth including award-winning advertising and media arts programs, an award-winning theater program, and a culinary arts career education program.
Scottsdale Unified School District is the only district in Arizona with student winners of the Siemens Westinghouse Competition and Intel Science Talent Search, two of the most prestigious science competitions in the US One high school in the district has the
only Arizona high school drama club to be invited to the world’s largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Fringe. Located only 20 minutes outside of Phoenix, Scottsdale is an urban metropolitan city known for its consistently pleasant weather. Along with a lively downtown area, it is home to many parks and outdoor exploration opportunities.
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, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
Enrollment Restrictions: None
Advanced Placement Courses: Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, English, French Language and Culture, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Grades at School: 9-12
Total Students Per School: About 1,730
Teacher/Student Ratio: 1:16
Diploma Year Offered: NO
High Schools Accepting Students: 5
Choose High School in District? NO
Minimum TOEFL: Not Required
Minimum ELTiS: 220

Co-curricular activities

Arts: 3D Design, Advertising Arts, Band, Choir, Culinary Arts, Dance, Digital Media, Drawing and Painting, Ensemble, Fashion, Film and TV, Graphic Art Design, Guitar, History of Rock and Roll, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Mariachi, Music Appreciation, Musical Theater, Orchestra, Percussion, Photography, Piano, Sculpture, Strings, Studio Art, Symphonic Band, Technical Theater, Theater, Visual Arts, Vocal Ensemble, Yearbook

Extracurricular Activities: Academic Contests, Band, Ceramics and Sculpture, Chorus, Community Service, Dance, Computer, Debate, Drawing and Painting, Multimedia, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Orchestra, Photography, Radio/Video, Science and Technology, Student Council, Student Government, Theater, Video/Film Production, Yearbook

Sports

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

Girls:
Fall: Badminton, Cross Country, Golf, Spiritline, Swimming and Diving, Volleyball
Winter: Basketball, Soccer
Spring: Beach Volleyball, 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