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Collaboration and Community Define Our International Student Program
- October 19, 2017
- Posted by: yorktown
- Category: International Student Program
The lyrics of a popular 1985 recording said ‘we are the world, we are the children’, reminding us of the intrinsic value of each child in the world. Those words also touch on what the International Student Program (ISP) of Yorktown Education is about. Our focus centers on the individual child, inviting cultural diversity and global participation.
An independent, non-sectarian day school for students age 5 through 18, Yorktown Education celebrates differences, teaching students to Do What They Love in a spirit of collaboration and community.
Placing a strong emphasis on academics, Yorktown’s International Student Program prepares students for college and exposure to the American culture. All Yorktown students receive a gifted education. We send them forth as critical thinkers to become leaders and global citizens throughout the world.
Students learn the value of diversity at Yorktown and how to think for themselves. Early on, they are encouraged to dream big and apply education as the means to get there.
Yorktown students are encouraged to speak out and defend their ideas, to be confident in contributing to the conversation. Respecting each other’s ideas helps students to realize their voices do matter.
Yorktown students know that learning and exploration does not end when they leave school, but rather, it is a lifelong quest. This respect for learning is embedded in our teaching philosophy.
Yorktown invites international students with strong English proficiency skills to join us. Students may choose to live with a host family or make arrangements to stay with an adult (college age or above) who is a relative or friend of the family. There is also the option for the family to secure an American guardian for the student, overseeing them while he or she attends Yorktown.
Find out all the details of Yorktown Education’s International Student Program. It may very well be a springboard to a more balanced, individualized, multicultural education for your child.