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Day and Boarding program for boys and girls ages 14–17

June 29 - August 7, 2015

This summer program offers intensive audio-lingual training in English for young people of high-school age (14 to 17 years) with or without previous knowledge of English, supplemented by a schedule of recreational and social activities. Although the aim of the program is to teach English, it also offers young people the opportunity to experience international living.

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Instruction

All students receive four and one-half hours of instruction per weekday, including one hour of conversation or debate. In addition, they receive one to two hours of supervised homework each day. The teaching staff is made up of personnel trained to teach English as a foreign language. At the beginning of the course, students are tested and placed according to their previous knowledge of English. The Institutional TOEFL exam is available for a fee. A certificate of achievement is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

Activities

Students will take part in daily, after school recreational activities, lasting until about six o’clock, all under the guidance of counselors. Facilities available at Georgetown Prep include a new swimming pool, a new 200 meter indoor track, tennis courts, soccer and baseball fields, a nine-hole golf course, and a new 3 court gymnasium. Weekend activities include guided tours of places of interest in nearby Washington, D.C. Social life on campus includes parties with American students as guests.

Summer Scholars Program

The Summer Scholars program presents a unique opportunity to meet with noted guest speakers, U.S. Congressional representatives and other renowned economic and political figures. Special programs in Debate and Model International Organization Simulations will be offered. To those students in the upper levels.

Student Counseling

One of the School’s chief functions is building moral and spiritual values in the young people it is charged with educating. Although the program is non-sectarian, personal counseling of this kind is available to all students. Catholic students will be encouraged to take advantage of opportunities for Mass and group prayer. All students will be required to attend Sunday Mass.

Boarding Program

Dormitories for boys and girls are located in separate buildings. Students are under careful supervision of adult counselors. Students receive three meals a day. A doctor and nurse are on call at all times. The school provides accident insurance. Georgetown Preparatory School offers an International Student Program for boys during the regular academic year (September-June). This program is designed for students who wish to attend Georgetown Preparatory School as full-time resident students.

Day Program

The program is open also to day students. Their tuition includes weekday activities, in which all students are expected to participate. There is an additional fee for weekend activities.

Expenses for 2015 Program

Expenses for Summer 2015 Program
Please note that fees are subject to change each year.

Boarding Students  Day Students 
Tuition and books$4,485  Tuition, books and lunch$4,485
Activity fee$500 Activity fee*$500
Application fee$250 Application fee$250
Room and board$2,750   
     
Total$7,985 Total$5,235

*Activities for day students are optional. Students should bring sufficient personal funds to cover incidental expenses. $55 to $70 a week should be adequate. Laundry facilities are available for students' use.

Payment for 2015 Program

Payment for the ESL Program may be made online here.

If you wish to make wire transfer, please email rwhitman@gprep.org for instructions.

Payment in full of fees must be made in dollars or equivalent currency by June 1, 2015.

Admission

Since dormitory facilities are limited, no further applications will be accepted when spaces are filled. A non-refundable application fee of $250 must accompany the application form. Students will be notified of acceptance. With the letter of acceptance, students will receive the certificate of eligibility (Form I –20) necessary to obtain the student F-1 VISA, and detailed advice on travel arrangements, clothes to bring, and so forth. “$250 application fee is applicable to the total fees, this fee is non–refundable”.

A Catholic, Jesuit day and boarding school for young men, grades 9 through 12

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