Situated on the campus of The Masters School, CITYterm is an experience-based semester program that raises significant questions about the nature of urban life, using New York City as its laboratory. CITYterm follows a six days 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 30 juniors and seniors from high schools and independent schools nationwide for this in-residence program. Learn more about CITYterm.
High Mountain Institute’s Rocky Mountain Semester 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 40-acre alpine campus and explore the Colorado Plateau during a series of learning expeditions.
School Year Abroad gives high school juniors and seniors a deep understanding of another way of life through near-total immersion in a foreign culture and provides students with opportunities to grow in responsibility, self-reliance and tolerance as they face the challenges of living abroad. Every year the program sends approximately 60 eleventh and twelfth graders to each one of its unique schools in Beijing, China; Rennes, France; Viterbo, Italy; and Zaragoza, Spain.
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.