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1-Your international network of American High Schools- Nacel International School System-Your international network of American High Schools-November 2011
2The Agenda American High School System Nacel International School SystemOur campusesStudent lifeWhy choose Nacel International Schools?
3“We provide a way to enter the American Educational system” Nacel educates students through the American High School system worldwideAmerican High School SystemHigh School means : Grade 9 to 129th grade : 14 to 15 Y.O 10th grade : 15 to 16 Y.O 11th grade : 16 to 17 Y.O 12th grade : 17 to 18 Y.OCollegeUniversityRequested coursesScienceMathematicsEnglishSocial SciencePhysical EducationElective coursesBy far the most wanted by students worldwide!“We provide a way to enter theAmerican Educational system”
4The Agenda American High School System Nacel International School SystemOur campusesStudent lifeWhy choose Nacel International Schools?
5Our mission is our passion “ We challenge students to become effective thinkers and communicators while cultivating the cross-cultural leadership skills necessary for success in the global community.”
6Six guiding principles lead our way 1Developing of a strong solid network of American high schools abroad, in order to guide and prepare students for admittance into top universities in the United States.2Providing each student with a rigorous curriculum, high expectations and strong preparation to enter universities in the United States.To ensure consistent, quality education at multiple levels of English proficiency and prepare students to successfully compete in the world economy.34To offer our students a place to learn from a truly diverse and international student body.5To encourage students to travel abroad and study in our other campuses (globalized education).6To set students on the right path for success in the global economy.
7Our methods ensure the best results Highly prepared & professional staff: a portfolio of top-notch teachers.+1234Individualized instruction with experienced teaching staffAmerican curriculum leading to a U.S. High school diploma. In some cases a dual diploma.College classes and Advanced Placement (AP) courses to earn college credits for College applicationSupportive ESL classes for non native English speakers
8Nacel’s internationally recognized graduation policy Corresponds with the North Central Committee of Accreditation guidelines for college preparatory schools.Meets and exceeds the Minnesota state graduation standards.48 semester credits are required for graduation in theNacel International School System.8 Language Arts credits6 Mathematics credits7 Social Studies credits6 Science credits2 Physical Education credits1 Health credit2 Fine /Performing Arts credits1 Technology credit6 Foreign Language credits (4 in the same language)9 Elective credits
91 2 3 4 Nacel International School System: An International Education CurriculumOver the past eight years, the teachers and staff in St. Paul have been developing a distinctive curriculum for the network of schools. This curriculum, known as the International Education Curriculum, infuses the MN State and National Standards for education in all subject areas with International Education principles.1Students will demonstrate proficiency in Nacel’s internationalacademic curriculum.2Students will develop and refine their critical thinking skills.3Students will demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively within an intercultural context.4Students will exhibit personal and social responsibility.
10The Agenda American High School System Nacel International School SystemOur campusesStudent lifeWhy choose Nacel International Schools?
11Discover our school campuses across the world International School of Gdansk,Gdansk, POLANDSt. Paul Preparatory Academy,Seoul, SOUTH KOREASt. Paul Preparatory School,St. Paul, Minnesota, USANotre -Dame International High School,Verneuil-sur-Seine (Paris), FRANCESaint Paul American SchoolBeijing, CHINASt. Paul American School,Guangzhou, CHINASt Paul American School, at Shangde Experimental School,Shanghai, CHINAVietnam American International School,Hanoi, VIETNAMSaint Paul American Christian School, Clark Freeport Zone, PHILIPPINES
12Discover our school campus across the world -St. Paul Preparatory School. USA-Established in 2003Student enrolment: 194 ( figures)Grade 9 to 12North Central Committee of Accreditation accredited College Preparatory SchoolFact sheetWide choice in Sciences, Mathematics, Language arts, Foreign Languages, Social Science, Arts and Physical EducationAP Courses: AP Calculus, AP Environmental Science, AP Statistics,AP US History etc.Course offeringClose partnership with University of St. ThomasHost family accommodationOthers
13Discover our school campus across the world -St. Paul American School. Beijing-Established in 2007Student enrolment: 180 ( figures)Grade 7 to 12North Central Committee of Accreditation accredited College PreparatoryHost school: Second High School attached to Beijing Normal University (one of the most prestigious secondary schools in China)Fact sheetWide choice in English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, Foreign Languages, Physical Education, Computer, Music, Chinese Language, Culture and HistoryAP English Literature and Composition, AP World History etc.CourseofferingAmerican-Chinese dual diploma (American curriculum + Chinese language, culture and history)Students conversant in 2 cultures: the US and the ChineseDormitory accommodationNo prior Chinese knowledge requestedOthers
14Discover our school campus across the world -Notre-Dame International High School. Paris-Established in 2010Student Enrolment: 32 (2010/2011 figures)Grade 9 to 12Host school: Notre Dame Les Oiseaux (prestigious private school in France)Fact sheetWide choice in Social Studies, Science, Language Arts, MathematicsFrench curriculum: French Language, Music , Sports and Arts taught in FrenchCourseofferingStudents conversant in 2 cultures: the US and the French.Host family or dormitory accommodationNo prior French knowledge requestedOthers
15Discover our school campus across the world -International School of Gdansk, Poland--St Paul American Christian School, Clark Zone, Freeport, PhilippinesEstablished in 2010Student Enrolment: 10 ( figures)Grade preK-6Host school: International School of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland (prestigious private school in Poland)Established in 2010Student enrolment: 45 ( figures)Grades K-12Fact sheetPre-school and Elementary school curriculumWide choice in English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, Foreign Languages, Computer, Music, Culture and HistoryCourseofferingOthersSister School RelationshipNo prior Polish knowledge requested
16Other Asian campuses-ST. PAUL AMERICAN SCHOOL, at The Affiliated HS of Peking University Experimental School, Guangzhou, CHINA --ST. PAUL AMERICAN SCHOOL, at Shangde Experimental School, Shanghai, CHINA-Established in 2010Student Enrollment: 23 ( )Grade 10Host School: Affiliated High School of Peking University Experimental Guangzhou SchoolEstablished in 2010Student Enrollment: 40 ( )Grade 10Host School: Shangde Experimental School
17Other Asian campuses-ST. PAUL AMERICAN PREPARATORY ACADEMY, Seoul, SOUTH KOREA-Established in 2008Student Enrollment: 80 ( )Grades 7-12-VIETNAM AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, Hanoi, VIETNAM-OPENING FALL 2011Grades K-12
18The Agenda American High School System Nacel International School SystemOur campusesStudent lifeWhy choose Nacel International Schools?
19Nacel aims for the students’ self development ...Inspirational programs for life...Through arts, sports, cultural event organisations, volunteering, family
21The Agenda American High School System Nacel International School SystemOur campusesStudent lifeWhy choose Nacel International Schools?
22We give you good reasons to choose the NISS Schools: AchieveExcellenceAmerican High School diplomaEnter American Colleges or UniversitiesEmbraceDiversityThrough our NISS school system we challenge students to become effective thinkers and communicatorsCultivating the cross-cultural leadership skills necessary for success in the global communityThe NISS curriculum is designed to prepare students to have the best chances to enter American Colleges and Universities.Our aim is that student graduate at the end of their studies at any of our NISS Schools
23More than 1000 Colleges and Universities We work in close relationships with Colleges and Universities like St Thomas in Minneapolis. More than 90% of St. Paul Prep School students matriculate to domestic/international colleges and universities upon graduation.A counselor service is also available for our students to apply to more than 1000 Colleges and Universities at the same time.College Preparation Courses: Students will learn to research colleges, write a college resume, request counselor forms, transcripts, teacher recommendations and much more. This course will include instructions on registering forthe SAT and TOEFL and ways to prepare for these exams.Entering AmericanColleges orUniversitiesAmerican University, Washington D.C; American University of Central Asia; Augsburg College; Baylor University ; Bethany Lutheran College; California State University Northridge ; Clark University; College of St. Benedict; College of St. Scholastica; Cornell University; DePauw University; Drake University; Drexel University; Elmira College; Fisher College; Gran View College; Hamline University; Iowa State University; International University of Monaco; James Madison; Lake Forest College; Lawrence University; Loyola University; Luther College; Macalester College; Marymount Manhattan College; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Metropolitan State University; Michigan State University; New York University; Northeastern University; Ohio Wesleyan University; Pennsylvania State University; Rochester Institute of Technology; San Francisco State University; St. Norbert College; St. John’s University; MN St. John's University, NY; St. Olaf College; Truman State University; University of Annaba School of Medicine; Algeria University of Alabama; University of Arizona; University of California Davis; University of Indiana; University of Kazakhstan; University of Michigan; University of Minnesota; University of MInnesota Carlson School of Business; University of Missouri; University of Monterrey School of Medicine, Mexico; University of Montevideo School of Veterinary Medicine, Uruguay; University of San Francisco; University of St. Thomas; University of Southern California; Villanova University; Wartburg College
24A real international student body A real international experience Our students come from all over the world (based on 2011 figures):BrazilChileChinaColombiaEcuadorFranceGeorgiaGermanyHungaryIcelandIndonesiaJapanJordanLatviaLithuaniaMexicoMoldovaMongoliaPhilippinesPolandSerbiaSpainSouth KoreaSyriaTaiwanThailandTibetTurkeyUkraineVenezuelaVietnamUnited States
25Scholarship and financial aids How to apply?RequirementsApplicants to the Nacel International School System :Are high achieving, motivated students with a proven academic recordAre committed to studying while on the programHave not yet graduated from high school in their home country (unless they are planning to attend college in the US)Are proficient in EnglishAre interested in learning about cultures of the world including American education and culture.Are open-minded and comfortable interacting with people from different culturesPlan to pursue higher education (either in the US or abroad)Are flexible and capable of integrating with a host family or at the boarding quartersMay have other talents and abilities (sports, music, art, etc.) that will contribute to the community’s lifeShould prove their interest in the local culture and language (Chinese, Polish, French etc.) if they apply to study on our campuses in Europe and Asia.Scholarship and financial aidsNacel International Schools may offer a scholarship and financial aid scheme for the students in needScholarship and financial aids are awarded based on financial resources, origin country, academic and English profile, talents and abilities, motivation, study and career goals etc.
26Application procedure How to apply?Application procedureChoose your campus among the 4 campuses open to all students (St Paul Preparatory School, St Paul American School, Notre-Dame International High School or St Paul American Christian School) or among the 5 local campuses in China, Poland, South Korea and VietnamRequire the Nacel International School application formCollect all requested supporting documents, including official school transcripts, teachers’ recommendations, awards etc.Prepare your scholarship application if anyAcceptanceNacel International office will review the application and submit it to the school admission officeNacel International office issues the needed acceptance documents and invoiceEach school prepares visa supporting documentsStudents are picked up at the closest airport to the school on arrival and attend an orientation at school.
27Let this be the journey of a brilliant future together Nacel International School SystemLet this be the journey of a brilliant future togetherCONTACT US: 101 rue de Sèze F LYON, France Tel : fax :