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Michigan Lutheran High School

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Michigan Lutheran High School

St. Joseph, Michigan

Michigan Lutheran pride itself on the high academic achievements they routinely see of our students. Students are able to achieve both personal and academic success through the studies and programs that are offered through Michigan Lutheran High School. The campus is located in a beautiful and safe area in St. Joseph, providing students with a quality education through personable and approachable teachers, a family atmosphere, and strong Christian morals. There is a 100% graduation rate and top universities seek out Michigan Lutheran students for attendance at their schools. The school provides its students with help applying to scholarships and colleges and takes pride in the many outstanding universities that their students have been accepted to. 

School Type: Boarding

School Size: 104

Class Size: 28

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Weightlifting

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Multimedia Production, Music, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Band, National Honor Society, Student Government, Mission Trips and service, Audio/Visual Technology Program, Student Ambassador program

Chaminade College Preparatory School

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Chaminade College Preparatory School

St. Louis, Missouri

Located in beautiful St. Louis, Missouri, Chaminade is an all-boys Catholic high school that prides itself on its foundation of Catholic Marianist educational traditions and values, educating students for formation in faith, family spirit, service, justice and peace, and adaptation and change, while providing an integral and quality education. Chaminade students are prepared for success in college and life, and ultimately become the men the world needs them to be.

Long-standing traditions have contributed to the continuation of this schools mission and identity. Throughout the school’s history, they have enjoyed a close association with the Society of Mary and their identity has been enhanced by the constant presence of Marianist priests and brothers serving as administrators, faculty, and staff.

Special emphasis is given to educate students to read and think critically in order to write and communicate effectively and help them prepare for their future by developing the necessary research skills, formal and creative writing skills and analytical skills.

Chaminade strives to be innovative in its educational efforts and sensitive to the needs of all of our students. This can be seen in the development of their laptop program which allows them to use the latest educational technology to enhance the classroom learning experience. Teachers use various methodologies and pedagogies to present the curriculum including powerpoint presentations, videos, group discussion, guest speakers, field trips, lab-oriented experiments and interdisciplinary methods to meet different learning styles in the classroom. For those students needing extra help, teachers often provide one-on-one tutoring opportunities before and after school and facilitate peer tutoring by advanced-level students.

 

School Type: Private

School Size: 800

Class Size: 17

Grades Accepted: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo,

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Multimedia Production, Music, Newspaper, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Other Clubs

Great Falls Central Catholic High School

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Great Falls Central Catholic High School

Great Falls, Montana

Great Falls Central Catholic High School helps to grow in each student a faith foundation based on Catholic identity, morals, social responsibility and service. Great Falls Central Catholic High School believes that faith plays a critical role in the daily educational life for students and staff. They take seriously the responsibility of preparing their youth to live fully God’s will for their lives. Their identity is most apparent in how they treat and interact with one another and their community. They welcome students of any faith background.

Great Falls Central Catholic High School is committed to helping their student develop problem-solving, effective communication and critical thinking skills. They also encourage student involvement in activities such as athletics, academic competitions, speech and debate, musical performance, mentoring and service to the community to help build creativity and self-confidence.

 

School Type: Private

School Size: 130

Class Size: 10

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Football, Golf, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities: Speech and Debate, Art Club, Key Club, National Honor Society, DECA, Spanish Club, Outdoor Adventure, Band, Choir, Orchestra and Cheer/Spirit, Yearbook/Photography

St. Francis Xavier High School

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St. Francis Xavier High School – Staff Favorite

Appleton, Wisconsin

This is a college preparatory school that works very hard with international students in achieving their post-high school goals. This school is on the cutting edge of technology, all students are required to have a wrong laptop with them in class. St. Xavier is not only known for its high achieving students but also known for its extensive school spirit.

*Quest graduating seniors were awarded the International Student Award of the Year for two consecutive years in 2017 and 2018 in recognition of their high academic and social achievements at Xavier High School.

Xavier strives to provide the very best Catholic secondary education possible. Preparing students to be the future leaders in their community and in their Church is their highest priority. Their goal is to assist students in becoming well-educated Catholic Christian adults who have heaven as their goal. Xavier is proud to be recognized as one of the top 50 Catholic high schools in the nation and a School of Distinction by the Diocese of Green Bay.

Xavier High School provides a curriculum for college-bound students but excels at meeting the needs of all its students with learning services and a guidance program for extensive assistance in college, career and personal growth.  Xavier has the highest ACT average in the Fox Valley (25.7) with 99% participation. Students are offered over 155 courses including Advanced Placement/ College Credit courses, PLTW (Project Lead The Way) and Distance Learning options.  Approximately 70% of students earn college credit during high school with an average of 10 credits per student upon graduation.

School Type: Private

School Size: 600

Class Size: 25

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Multimedia Production, Music, Nature and Outdoors, Newspaper, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Book Club, Bowling Club, Chess Club, Language Clubs, International Club, Key Club, Mock Trial, Cinematography Club, Link Crew, Ski Club, Student Ambassadors, Theatre Club, Honor Society, FBLA

Providence Academy

By | Midwest, Private, US-Schools

Providence Academy – Staff Favorite

Johnson City, Tennessee

Providence Academy was founded in 1994 as a private Christian school serving grades K through 12. The school is located in one of the most scenic, and safest cities in the Southeast part of the United States. Students have opportunities to participate in fine arts, athletics, service activities, or dual-degree programs. Providence Academy had a 100% college acceptance rate in 2018.

Education at Providence Academy is defined as inherently different than public education in philosophy and content. Providence Academy attempts to operate as an extension of the family and to foster spiritual development and a Biblical worldview in the lives of its students. This includes leading students to develop a Biblical understanding of morality and to pursue a life that is governed by the Biblical moral code.

School Type: Private

School Size: 485

Class Size: 20

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Postgraduate

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross-Country, Golf, Soccer, Track & Field, Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Multimedia Production, Music, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Chess, Reading, Math, Board Games Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Fox Valley Lutheran High School

By | Midwest, Private, US-Schools

Fox Valley Lutheran High School – Staff Favorite

Appleton, Wisconsin

Fox Valley Lutheran (FVL) is a great place for international students to receive a quality, college-preparatory education. Their highly educated teachers offer excellent academic support.  Students make friends with other students from the U.S and across the world in a caring and nurturing environment. FVL is situated on a 63-acre campus that has a state-of-the-art Auditorium with seating for 900, a completely updated Fitness/Exercise center, two gymnasiums, tennis courts, lighted football field/track, soccer, baseball and softball diamonds, 14-acre nature preserve, specialized labs for woodworking, visual arts, graphic arts and home economics classrooms, science labs, lecture rooms and a media center with writing lab.

Fox Valley Lutheran High School is committed to a learning environment that encourages students to think critically, explore creatively, study, and question in a safe and caring Christian atmosphere. While attending FVL, international students live with host families in Appleton & nearby communities. These families have been interviewed and approved by FVL representatives. They are excited to welcome a student into their home and learn more about their students’ culture!

School Type: Private

School Size: 585

Class Size: 22

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Cheer

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Music, Nature and Outdoors, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work,  Art Club, Chapel Organists, Battle of the Books, The Cross and Crown (Yearbook), Forensics, Fox Folks Marionettes, Jazz Ensemble, Jesus Cares Ministry Team, Library Assistants, The Math Club, Light & Sound Crew, Outdoor Club, Quiz Wizards

Wahlert Catholic High School

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Wahlert Catholic High School

Dubuque, Iowa

Wahlert Catholic High School provides students in grades 9-12 an outstanding academic curriculum designed for college preparation. With a 100% graduation rate, your student will be surrounded by like-minded, goal-driven and motivated peers. Wahlert offers 1:1 computing technology and robust extracurricular activities with a tradition of success. Beyond the classroom, a commitment to service and community encourages all students to grow as responsible, conscientious adults.

Wahlert is progressive & innovative. Today’s classroom is evolving faster than ever. Because of this Wahlert has found that by making technology a key player in their curriculum, they can deliver an individual learning experience and also facilitate creativity and problem solving for a 21st-century world. Lessons come alive on tablets for students as early as preschool; then in the elementary years, daily lessons integrate laptops, tablets, e-readers, and interactive whiteboards. In middle and high school, students are provided with their own laptop for use at school and at home. The marketplace in which their students will one day work is becoming increasingly progressive, so their educational programs must do the same. Students at this school are developing college-level skills in engineering through programs such as FIRST Lego League, FIRST Tech Challenge and Project Lead the Way.

Students interested in science, medicine or forensics can get their start in their Biomedical Sciences program. With the unique option of a Spanish immersion program as well as a high school Chinese program, students can also prepare for a future in a more global marketplace. Wahlert is effective. Their students consistently score above state and national standards on annual assessments. According to the ACT, their high school students are significantly better prepared for college than their state or national peers. Wahlert graduates 100 percent of their students, and, on average, 98 percent pursue a college education—at some of the finest institutions in the state and nation. Whatever it is Wahlert’s students want to do, their staff is on hand to make sure they succeed.

School Type: Private

School Size: 500

Class Size: 15

Grades Accepted: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Wrestling, Ice Hockey

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Multimedia Production, Newspaper, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Service Club, Students Teaching Others Peace, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Knitting Club, Baking Club, Thespians, Art Club, YAPPERS, Catholic Leadership Committee, Respect Life Club, Student Senate, Ski and Snowboarding Club, Quiz Bowl, Chess Club

Quad Cities Christian School

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Quad Cities Christian School – Staff Favorite

Moline, Illinois

Quad Cities Christian School is a small school with a family like environment. The school features a strong academic program, music program and a small sports program. The school finds volunteer opportunities for its students that want to give back to the community. Quad Cities Christian School has opened its doors to students from all over Asia, Latin America and Europe. They accept students from all around the world to study with them and share life with them in the security of an American Christian home. 

School Type: Private

School Size: 160

Class Size: 20

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate, Graduation Within One Year

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Soccer, Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Music, Newspaper, Sports, Theater/Drama, Volunteer Work, Rotary InterAct, Student Council, Worship Music Team

Chicago Christian High School

By | Midwest, Private, Short-Term, US-Schools

Chicago Christian High School

Palo Heights, Illinois

Chicago Christian is located in a scenic Chicago suburb and it offers students the safety and security of a close-knit community near a bustling American city. It offers a broad range of activities and courses, including AP classes and sports. International students have many opportunities to do community service or join extracurricular activities to meet other American students. The school keeps its international student program small, so that their International Student Director can give a lot of individual attention and guidance to help our international students grow into wonderful, young adults. 

CCHS seeks to prepare their students through an academically challenging program that helps students discover and develop their God-given gifts and abilities as they learn to think critically about God’s creation and their role in it. They offer a comprehensive four-year Christian liberal arts education designed to prepare students spiritually, academically, and socially for life beyond graduation.

School Type: Private

School Size: 350

Class Size: 16

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Nature and Outdoors, Photography, Robotics, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Other Clubs, Mock Trial, WYSE, Yearbook, Art Club, National Honor Society, Chamber Chorale, Scholastic Bowl Chapel Committee, Senior Activities Committee, Student Council, Theater Department, Student Internships, DECA Business Club

Notre Dame Academy

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Notre Dame Academy

Green Bay, Wisconsin 

Notre Dame Academy is proud to offer an academically challenging and college preparatory course in a friendly school environment. This large school offers a rigorous IB program, extracurricular activities, and sports. Students who attend this school are well prepared for entering college after high school.

School Type: Private

School Size: 762

Class Size: 25

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, January Arrivals, Students Intending to Graduate

Special Offering: IB Program

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross-Country, Dance, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Multimedia Production, Music, Newspaper, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Other Clubs

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