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居住生活

Welcome To Our Private Boarding School In Texas

欢迎寄宿学生!

娱乐网十大首页歡迎您是德克萨斯州的一所私立寄宿学校,积极寻求6-12年级的国内和国际学生住在我们的校园宿舍. In any given year, our international students represent as many as 12 different countries. 这些杰出的青年男女的存在增强了我们学生群体的多样性,并培养了我们所有的学生更好地欣赏不同的文化, 传统, 和历史.

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是什么让我们的节目与众不同

3项清单.

  • 方便使用

    As a SEVP (Student and Exchange Visitor Program) certified school, our international students can come to the Academy to study on an F-1 visa. 我们提供英语作为第二语言的支持,通过沉浸在核心课程和个性化的援助,根据需要.
  • 无需测试

    娱乐网十大首页歡迎您不要求国际学生参加语言能力测试或任何其他入学考试. 招生办公室可能会要求Skype面试作为招生过程的一部分,以评估学生的英语会话熟练程度.
  • 机会

    在宿舍环境中, our international students have the opportunity to improve and refine their ability to read, 说话, 如果他们继续在美国接受大学教育,他们的英语理解将达到成功所必需的水平. 我们的大多数国际学生毕业生确实在美国继续他们的教育,并被美国各地的主要大学录取.

坚实的学术基础

We believe our program provides a strong academic foundation for students from other countries, 为他们提供良好的西方教育体验,为他们未来的教育事业铺平道路. 上学校 students prepare for college-level work through a rigorous Christ-centered curriculum. SMA学生遵循德克萨斯州规定的课程要求毕业和/或获得艺术和人文等领域的一个或多个认可, 阀杆, 多学科研究, 及公共服务.

大学入学考试 for international students have included renowned institutions such as Penn State University, 波士顿大学, 密歇根州立大学, 德克萨斯大学, 还有很多其他的.

支持成功

The Counseling and Guidance Program at SMA also contributes to student success. Our guidance counselor works with families regarding college selection, 应用程序, 论文, 简历, 推荐信, tours of Texas colleges and universities, 标准化测试. 欢迎学生随时访问她的办公室,寻求建议或获得任何类型的材料,以帮助设计他们的路径.

强调学生的安全

Boarding families should know that as one of the leading Christian schools in Texas, 娱乐网十大首页歡迎您 places the highest priority on the safety and well-being of all students. Our campus has a Student Resource Officer and other safety officers to provide support, 保护, 以及安全程序方面的培训. Our campus has an access gate that is monitored by a safety officer, who requires identification for all who enter the campus. SMA与城市充分合作, 县, and state law enforcement officials to provide high-quality training for our staff and faculty. We implement and offer training for students through routine safety drills and procedures throughout the year. 我们很乐意提供任何其他信息,并回答任何其他家庭可能有娱乐网十大首页歡迎您的校园安全计划的问题.

互联社区

在娱乐网十大首页歡迎您的时候, students are surrounded by teachers and staff who really love what they do. “It is very much a family atmosphere,托比·韦德解释道, 他教经济学, 美联社宏观经济学, 以及大学双学分政府, as well as serving as Athletic Director and coach for football and baseball. 

Those who reside on campus enjoy 24/7 engagement, with schedules filled to the brim with exciting activities and mentally-stimulating academic experiences. 十大网上娱乐首页歡迎您在学生发展中发挥着关键作用,因为所有SMA学生都被鼓励参与十大网上娱乐首页歡迎您,以建立体育精神的价值观, 完整性, 和性格. The Student Recreation Organization also 主持每周和每月的活动 such as board games, karaoke, card games, arts and crafts, holiday-themed festivities and much more. SMA also offers a unique opportunity for international students to join the 狮子俱乐部, offering them a path to become members of the 狮子俱乐部b International as adults in their home countries.

倾听我们的故事

指导顾问泰瑞·纳什

Students come to SMA from all walks of life with their successes and struggles in tow. SMA的工作人员和教职员工庆祝他们的成功,并让学生看到过去的挣扎,走向新的成功. This allows them to discover a nurturing and caring atmosphere in which to learn.”

Marsha Tribe- 居住生活 Director 

The mission of SMA is to educate young men and women within a nurturing community based upon Christian values. 居住生活将这一使命付诸行动,在不同文化和民族的社区中共同生活和居住. 看到每个学生在学习和理解如何共同生活和成长时的转变是一件很美好的事情. 住宿生活团队完全致力于为您的学生提供一个帮助他们实现目标的环境. It is challenging and empowering to have the opportunity to watch a global community come together. 

James Portis, SMA员工和家长

We help students to become personally responsible individuals with a value and regard for those around them. This helps them become interdependent self-managers, concerned not only with how they can improve themselves, but also with how they can inspire others to become better citizens.

国际课程常见问题解答

7项清单.

  • 申请的截止日期是什么时候?

    娱乐网十大首页歡迎您有一个滚动的注册过程,这意味着我们的招生人员将审查每一个申请,不管它是什么时候提交的. 未来的国际学生在申请时应该考虑获得适当的学生签证所需的时间,并鼓励他们尽早开始这个过程.
  • May an international student enroll as a day student?

    No, international students, defined as students studying on an F-1 visa (those who are not U.S. 公民们,不要持有美国护照.S. passport and are not permanent residents of the U.S.)必须住在校园里的住宿寄宿计划,因为他们参加了我们提供的圣马科斯的面对面学习. Students are not permitted to live with relatives or family friends, 但他们可以在周末或一周中的其他场合(由事先征得家长同意的成年人)退房.
  • Does the Academy issue the form I-20?

    是的, 娱乐网十大首页歡迎您由国土安全部的学生和交流访问者项目(SEVP)授权签发I-20签证申请. In order to receive the I-20 visa application, 学生必须(1)提交完整的入学申请(2)被学院接受(3)提交学费押金(7美元),(4)提供经济支持证明(有能力支付总学费).

    After these steps have been completed, we will issue and mail the I-20 to the student’s home address. 如果学生被拒签, the family may request a refund of the tuition deposit, 减去500美元的费用.
    SMA can also assist students who need to transfer a valid student record from another school.
  • Are English Language Proficiency Test scores required?

    English language proficiency test scores are not required for ESL or ELL students. 然而, if an applicant has taken an English proficiency test, we encourage him or her to submit the score (or scores) for class placement purposes. All students will be considered regardless of their test score. 招生办公室保留要求Skype面试的权利,以帮助我们在接受之前评估学生的英语会话熟练程度.
  • Can SMA help with the required health insurance?

    娱乐网十大首页歡迎您为所有国际学生提供医疗保险,包括所需的免疫接种以及疾病和事故. The fee for the  health insurance will be automatically billed to the student’s account. 该政策将从开学第一天(或到校第一天)起生效,直到放学最后一天. To opt out of the Academy’s health insurance, a student must provide proof of current insurance. Current insurance must be based in the United States to be considered valid.
  • What should International Students do when 娱乐网十大首页歡迎您 is closed?

    娱乐网十大首页歡迎您的宿舍在整个学年开放,但有三个例外:(1)感恩节假期的一周;(2)三周的圣诞节和新年假期;(3)春假. 这些日期都记在我们的 2021-22学年日历. 我们鼓励家长提前计划,并在宿舍关闭期间为学生做出安排. Parents are also expected to provide travel plans for their students, so that staff can coordinate getting students to and from the airport. Travel plans should be provided to the dormitory directors as early as possible.

    如果家长需要,SMA将在感恩节假期或春假期间为学生安排家庭住宿(每天收取费用),当宿舍关闭时. Parents should request home stays as early as possible.
  • 学院如何教授ESL课程?

    在娱乐网十大首页歡迎您,SMA的所有学生都必须获得德克萨斯州教育局列出的毕业所需学分. 国际学生将获得英语作为第二语言的支持,通过英语沉浸在核心课程中,并根据个人需要提供英语辅助. SMA does have an ESL specialist on staff.
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