Each year The Masters School offers qualified students the opportunity to apply to semester programs that provide rich, alternative learning experiences.
Situated on the campus of The Masters School, CITYterm is an experienced-based semester program that raises significant questions about the nature of urban life using New York City as its laboratory. There is a six-day per week academic schedule that includes interdisciplinary, humanities-intensive honors courses and hour-long blocks of math, science, and foreign language: Algebra II/Trig, Pre-calculus, AP Calculus; levels III, IV, and AP in French, Spanish, and Latin; and Honors Physics. The program brings together thirty juniors and seniors from high schools and independent schools from all over the country for this in-residence program. For more information, click here. To read more about CITYterm, click here
The Oxbow School
The Oxbow School in Napa, California, offers a program that places the visual arts at the center of its interdisciplinary, project-based curriculum. The program satisfies the academic requirements of college-bound high school students while exposing them to college-level studio arts practice.
Rocky Mountain Semester
High Mountain Institute’s Rocky Mountain Semester (RMS) provides a unique combination of academic and wilderness experiences to a select group of high school juniors and seniors. Students live and work on the forty-acre alpine campus and explore the Colorado Plateau during a series of learning expeditions.
School Year Abroad
School Year Abroad (SYA) gives high school juniors and seniors a deep understanding of another people and another way of life through near-total immersion in a foreign culture, and provides students opportunities to grow in responsibility, in self-reliance, and in tolerance as they face the challenges of living abroad. Every year the program sends approximately sixty eleventh and twelfth graders to each one of their unique schools in Beijing, China; Rennes, France; Viterbo, Italy; and Zaragoza, Spain.