Mesa Public Schools offer a diverse curriculum that includes biotechnology classes, STEM Diplomas, an innovative computer-based distance learning course, and the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma.
The district's many beautiful campuses have newly renovated weight rooms, sports stadiums, all-weather tracks, athletic fields, modern classrooms and laboratories. The district's high schools have won many women's championships in cross country, track and field, tennis, softball and basketball, as well as men's wrestling, golf and soccer. Students in grades 9-11 can participate in sports.
The district has fantastic visual and performing arts programs that attract the interest of those who wish to express themselves creatively. Mesa School District schools have been recognized by the Siemens Foundation for their high level of AP (advanced courses) while Silver Medal School has been awarded by US News.
Mesa is located 20 miles from Arizona's capital, Phoenix, and has a population of approximately 500,000. Residents can enjoy numerous parks and gardens, sports facilities, swimming pools, golf courses, community events, renowned festivals. stores and restaurants. Mesa is a favorite destination for baseball fans because it is home to the Chicago Cubs spring training camp.
Special diets (ie. vegetarian; vegan; gluten free; ethical and religious)
Cheerleading, Golf, Scuba diving, Swimming, Basketball, Track and field, Badminton, Baseball, Soccer, Cross-country skiing, Softball, Tennis, Wrestling
Extra curricular activities
ONU model, Yearbook, Theater, Chess, Art, Fashion, Spanish, Writing
You will stay in a host family during your stay
14 - 18years
Months of departure
The price includes
Counseling for school/district choice; Assistance in completing documentation; Preparation meeting prior to student's departure; Esperienze Inglesi Backpack by Tagortur; Visa Application Assistance; School fees; Accommodation in host family with breakfast and dinner from Monday to Friday and full board on weekends; Airport pick-up and transfer to host family; Student Custodianship (Legal Guardianship); Your custodian is a member of our partner staff; 24-hour nationwide emergency number; Monthly checks and visits to students by a representative of our partner; A local coordinator will monitor the student's academic progress and ensure their integration socially, academically and with their host family; Bonus for enrolment in the test valid for Cambridge language certification at the center closest to your city - to be taken within 12 months of returning to Italy; Medical/health insurance.
The price does not include
Round trip flight (to be paid separately at the moment of purchase); Possible cancellation insurance (ask for information at the agency); Consular tax and any fees for entering and leaving the country when an entry visa is required; Any costs for the administration of vaccines not required in Italy, but required in the U.S.. Subsequent booster shots may also be given abroad at the student's expense; Schools may charge fees related to sports activities that can range between $50 - $500 / season; Books may cost up to $200/semester. Used books are sometimes available; School bus or public transportation up to $90/month; Cost of lunch in the school cafeteria can range from $3-$4/day; English as a Second Language classes may be an additional cost should the school offer them and should they become necessary; Supplement in case of diets, special dietary needs or allergies; School uniform (when required); Depending on the school there may be other expenses that cannot be qualified now. Ask at the time of school selection and definition.
20% of the fee must be paid as a deposit upon purchase of the trip. 40% must be paid to Esperienze Inglesi once the foreign high school has confirmed the acceptance of the student, details will be provided by Esperienze Inglesi. The remaining 40% must be paid in full by May 30 for departures in August/September. By November 30 for departures in January, details will be provided by Esperienze Inglesi.
If the registration is made within a period of less than 90 days of the date of departure must be paid at the time of registration 100% of the price, details will be provided by Esperienze Inglesi.
Esperienze Inglesi by Tagortur is a young, dynamic and well-established agency in the Ferrara-Rovigo area whose main focus is on language study abroad. The international schools we work with are all accredited and selected through regular visits abroad. Our offer has expanded in recent years to include, academic year and/or semester abroad, internships, work experience abroad and English Summer Camps in Italy.
Our strengths are: - The care for each individual student, their needs and expectations - Punctuality and professionalism - Diversified group and individual programs in terms of destinations and contents - The care in the choice of accompanying persons among language teachers and graduates in languages - Constant growth thanks to word-of-mouth referrals
Esperienze Inglesi by Tagortur has been a member of IALCA, the prestigious ST Star Agency Association Award winner since 2018. In 2020 we were accredited as an IALCA Approved Agency and appointed as a Quality English Agent.
Potrai godere del clima caldo di questo meraviglioso stato, ricco di alcuni dei luoghi di interesse più famosi degli Stati Uniti. Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, National Forest, Antelope Canyon...e non dimenticarti delle città di Phoenix! Questi luoghi ti faranno pensare subito ai film ambientati nel Far West!
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