North America - USA

California

Esperienze Inglesi

USA - Arizona - Mesa Public Schools

All inclusive

20,027

Duration

Semester
Details of the trip
The San Luis Unified School District has schools located in the coastal foothills of central California and right along the coast of the Pacific Ocean. In addition to excellent school locations, the district offers impressive academic courses, such as 20 AP courses to choose from. San Luis Unified School District schools are recognized among the "best high schools in America" by Newsweek.

The district has a variety of facilities available to students, including sports fields, a swimming pool, and a gymnasium. The schools also have newly renovated classrooms with LED lighting and a brand new science wing

Plenty of sports are available during the fall, winter and spring. In particular, one of the high schools has a traditionally strong cross-country program, with both teams winning numerous national championships over the years. There are many arts opportunities for students, both fine and performing arts. Courses in ceramics, digital photography, and television and video production.

San Luis Obispo is located along the central coast of California. Known worldwide for its natural beauty, it is less than four hours from both Los Angeles and San Francisco. The downtown area offers numerous stores, movie theaters, restaurants and cafes.
Features
Financing
Airport taxes
Graduation
dress-man Uniform
shuttle Bus Pass
Solo Pernottamento
sports-fan Guardianship
salad Special diets (ie. vegetarian; vegan; gluten free; ethical and religious)
Study visa
Return flight
washing-machine Weekly laundry
Medical insurance
cutlery Full Board
Language certification
book-39 Pre-departure language course
Assistenza in loco
Kit Pre-Partenza
Eltis Test
Incontri pre-partenza
Welcome Camp
Assistance for visa application
book-39 Teaching material
Cancellation insurance
Baggage
cutlery Half board
Liability, medical and luggage insurance
Work Placement
shuttle Round-trip transfer from/to airport
book-39 Iscrizione a scuola
Quota di Iscrizione
Subjects
IT, French, Spanish, Chemistry, Biology, Latin, Theater, Choir, Physics, Statistics, Economics, Photography, Band, Law, Geometry, Mathematics, Geography, History, 2D Design, Ceramics, Painting, Algebra, Calculus, Dance, Physical education, English, Art, 3D Design, Drawing, ESL (English as a Second Language), Video production, Art history
Sports
Cheerleading, Golf, Swimming, Water polo, Basketball, Track and field, Soccer, Volleyball, Cross-country skiing, Softball, Tennis
Extra curricular activities
Yearbook, Theater, Debate club, Choir
Accommodation

Host family

You will stay in a host family during your stay

Traveller age
14 - 18 years

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. 
Payment details
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. 
Organiser

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. 

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