How many spaces are available for the 2018-2019 school year?
We have 15 spaces available. These spaces are first come, first served and based on availability.
What are the grades offered by the school?
International Student Handbook: View hand book here
A TOEFL score is preferred but can be waived at the discretion of the International Program Director. For the TOEFL score to be waived the student must show strong English ability during their interview and have a school resume which shows academic proficiency.
What is the language requirement?
|Grade Level||iTEP SLATE
|Grades 7 – 8||3.0-3.9||38-51||675-730|
|Grades 9 – 10||4.0-4.9||52-74||745-835|
|Students who do not meet the minimum requirements for their grade level based on scores and/or transcripts may need to enter school at the grade level indicated by their test score and/or enter remedial classes designed for International English support.|
What is the age limit to enroll?
|Grade Level||Maximum Age||Minimum Age|
|7th||14 years old||12 years old|
|8th||15 years old||13 years old|
|9th||16 years old||14 years old|
|10th||17 years old||15 years old|
|11th||18 years old||16 years old|
|12th||19 years old||17 years old|
What is the average SAT and ACT score for the school?
SAT Critical Reading – 653
SAT Mathematics – 660
SAT Writing – 634
SAT Composite Average – 1947
ACT Composite Average – 29.6
Where do your graduates go to college?
Some of the best Universities and colleges in America that have accepted our graduating students include University of Southern California, St Leo University, University of Southern Florida, Johnson & Wales University, College of Central Florida, Florida State University, College of Charleston -South Carolina, and University of St Petersburg.
How many international students are currently enrolled in your school?
We currently have 17 full time international students enrolled in the school. They represent the countries of China, Korea, Russia, and Vietnam. We have an additional 14 students from Thailand attending for a 5 month semester.
What credentials and certifications are held by the teachers?
Our teachers are all certified through the State of Florida. Each year teachers participate in numerous professional development seminars.
Teachers ages and years of experience vary but all teachers are carefully selected and purposefully trained to provide an excellent educational experience.
How many total students in the campus?
205 students from K-12th grade with 115 in junior high and high school
How many AP and honor classes does the school have?
CCSA offers over online AP classes. Because many of these classes have academic prerequisites, students typically do not start their first year in Honors classes. However, after the first year, students who show academic excellence are evaluated and may have the opportunity to transfer into Honors classes.
Do you have an ESL program?
No. Our program is designed for English immersion in the standard classroom. Based on TOEFL / SLEP scores and previous school transcripts they are placed in the appropriate remedial English classes or standard classes. Refer to Language Requirement chart above.
Our goal is to help students learn the English necessary to succeed in standard classes while protecting their GPA. A students GPA, ACT and TOEFL scores are crucial to college acceptance and our remedial English program is designed to help them achieve college acceptance either in the USA or their home country.
ESL classes are available for an outside source – please check with admissions for details
Is there a school lunch program?
Lunch is not part of the tuition. Students are responsible for their bringing their lunch to school. If students i staying with a host family, all meals are included.
What extracurricular activities are offered at the school?
Art: Drawing, Painting, Photography, Mixed Media
Odyssey of the Mind
Dance: Ballet, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Jazz and more
Sports: Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Cross Country
*Private Music & Art Lessons Club
Can I play sports?
YES! International students are eligible to play all competitive school sports in addition to the non-sports clubs and programs offered through the school and community.
How do I register?
Once you complete the admissions paperwork according to the instructions, Mrs. Merrigan contact you within 48 hours of receiving your admissions packet to discuss your enrollment options.