There are several advantages to junior high school / middle school students studying abroad in America:

  • Students applying to study in America for 6-8th grade will learn the English language as well as American culture and history at the same time. They will experience multiculturalism through the classroom, their peers and teachers as well as society and leading technologies.
  • Junior high school / middle school students will be able to more easily and quickly adapt to the American educational philosophy and teaching method given their head start. They will accumulate and embody the essence of American culture to lay a firm foundation for future study and career.
  • Studying abroad in America at this age can help develop insight, perspective, individuality, communication, team spirit and positive creativity. All these abilities and spirits important influential factors for their personal and academic development.
  • Early study abroad can create beneficial conditions and act as a launching pad for applying and getting into more prestigious US high schools followed by the top US colleges. High school and college applicants who apply from their home country face the disadvantage of not only needing excellent scores in both the English language and other academic courses but also needing to exhibit individuality and extracurricular highlights. All of these requirements can be met more easily through study in an American junior high school / middle school, which foster the development of such skills.

Application process for U.S. junior high schools:

  • One-on-one phone or in-person consultation to learn about the student, their goals, target schools and process plan
  • Enter into a contract with EduEliteUSA
  • Application
  • Interview
  • Receive admission notices
  • Follow-up services include school & class registration, general preparation, and the scheduling & completion of required medical checks
  • In-year services include the arrangement of long-term or short-term holiday activities & stay in the United States, communication with teachers, participation in the parents’ meeting and curriculum selection guidance

Application requirements for U.S. junior high schools:

  • Grades 6-8th
  • Ages 11-14
  • Students should intend to apply for U.S. high school after
  • Good English skills, preferably with TOEFL Junior, SSAT and TOEFL results
  • Average grade (last two years): Above a C

Application materials for U.S. junior high schools:

  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation letters
  • Standardized test scores
  • Application form
  • Application fee
  • Bank deposit certificate
  • Other documents necessary for application