International Student Academics

Our international program is designed for students with some prior English training and ability. It allows new students to take an academically rigorous curriculum, while quickly improving their English. The courses for an international student are:

  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Rhetoric and Christian Thought
  • Fine or Performing Arts Elective
  • English Language Learning Class
  • Guided Study with a Certified ESOL Instructor

International students take most courses with their American peers; their history, mathematics, science, rhetoric, and art elective classes are the regular classes for their grade (see the Rhetoric Curriculum portion of the website). However, instead of the regular English literature class, first year international students take a special English class designed to help them both improve their English ability and get used to the style of English language and literature teaching at The Geneva School. In addition to this English class, international students are not required to take a foreign language. Instead, they are encouraged to be in a special guided-study work period, where a certified ESOL instructor helps them with their homework, writing, and any questions they may have about school and life.

Classes for a New Student Entering 8th Grade

  • History: Greco-Roman History
  • Mathematics: Algebra I Honors
  • Science: Physical Science
  • Logic II
  • New Testament Survey
  • Physical Education, Music, Drama, and Art (once each per week)
  • English Language Learning I
  • Guided Study with a Certified ESOL Instructor

Depending on the students’ improvement in the first year, they may transfer to the regular English class the following year. In addition, if a student’s ability in English is very high when they first apply, they may be encouraged to start out in the regular English class.

Classes for a New Student Entering 9th Grade

  • History: Western Civilization I Honors: Medieval History
  • Mathematics: Geometry Honors
  • Science: Biology Honors
  • Rhetoric and Christian Thought I Honors
  • Elective: Guitar, Art, Yearbook, Choir, or Drama
  • English Language Learning I
  • Guided Study with a Certified ESOL Instructor

Depending on the students’ improvement in the first year, they may transfer to the regular English class the following year. In addition, if a student’s ability in English is very high when they first apply, they may be encouraged to start out in the regular English class.

Classes for a New Student Entering 10th Grade

  • History: Western Civilization II Honors: Modern History
  • Mathematics: Algebra II Honors
  • Science: Chemistry Honors
  • Rhetoric and Christian Thought II Honors
  • Elective: Photography, Guitar, Art, Yearbook, Choir, or Drama
  • English Language Learning I
  • Guided Study with a Certified ESOL Instructor

Depending on the students’ improvement in the first year, they may transfer to the regular English class the following year. In addition, if a student’s ability in English is very high when they first apply, they may be encouraged to start out in the regular English class.

For more information about the academics of the school as a whole, please see the Academics section of our website.

AP and College Credit

International students are permitted and even encouraged to take all of the advanced level courses available to them at The Geneva School. For some classes, this means traditional Advanced Placement (AP) courses and tests. The Geneva School is also pioneering a new college credit program known as “Dual College Credit” in partnership with Colorado Christian University (CCU). This program gives CCU college credits for high school courses. CCU credits are accepted at most US colleges and universities. For more information about this program, visit CCU’s Dual Credit page.

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November 30, 2020
  • US Schedule A

    Date: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Moms In Prayer

    Date: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
    Time: 8:15 am- 9:15 am
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  • LSC Chapel

    Date: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
    Time: 8:25 am- 8:42 am
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  • Boys varsity soccer home game vs Mount Dora

    Date: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
    Time: 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm
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  • 5/6 Grade Girls Basketball Game vs. St. Luke's

    Date: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
    Time: 5:45 pm- 6:45 pm
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  • 5/6 Grade Boys Basketball Game vs. Circle Christian

    Date: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
    Time: 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
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December 1, 2020
  • US Schedule B

    Date: December 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • 1st Gr - Jimmy Sawgrass

    Date: December 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020
    Time: 9:00 am- 12:00 pm
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  • French Club Meeting

    Date: December 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020
    Time: 12:40 pm- 1:15 pm
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  • MS Girls Basketball Away Game vs. Forest Lake

    Date: December 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020
    Time: 4:00 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • MS Boys Basketball Away Game vs. Forest Lake

    Date: December 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020
    Time: 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm
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December 2, 2020
  • US Schedule C

    Date: December 2, 2020 - December 2, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • 2nd Grade Moms Coffee and Ornament Swap

    Date: December 2, 2020 - December 2, 2020
    Time: 8:30 am- 10:00 am
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  • USC Chapel (Advent)

    Date: December 2, 2020 - December 2, 2020
    Time: 9:35 am- 10:20 am
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  • JV Boys Basketball Home Game vs. Crooms

    Date: December 2, 2020 - December 2, 2020
    Time: 5:30 pm- 6:30 pm
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  • Varsity Boys Basketball Home Game vs. Crooms

    Date: December 2, 2020 - December 2, 2020
    Time: 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
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December 3, 2020
  • US Schedule D

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • MS Girls Basketball Home Game vs. Kingsway

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm
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  • Girls Varsity Soccer Away Game vs. Orangewood

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm
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  • MS Boys Basketball Home Game vs. Kingsway

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm
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  • K4 PKO - Christmas BBQ

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
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  • 4th Gr - Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm
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  • Boys Varsity Soccer Away Game vs. Orangewood

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
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December 4, 2020
  • US Schedule E

    Date: December 4, 2020 - December 4, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Fathers Watch

    Date: December 4, 2020 - December 4, 2020
    Time: 6:30 am- 7:30 am
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  • K - Countdown to Christmas

    Date: December 4, 2020 - December 4, 2020
    Time: 8:30 am- 2:00 pm
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November 30, 2020
  • US Schedule A

    Date: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
    See more details

  • Moms In Prayer

    Date: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
    Time: 8:15 am- 9:15 am
    See more details

  • LSC Chapel

    Date: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
    Time: 8:25 am- 8:42 am
    See more details

  • Boys varsity soccer home game vs Mount Dora

    Date: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
    Time: 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm
    See more details

  • 5/6 Grade Girls Basketball Game vs. St. Luke's

    Date: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
    Time: 5:45 pm- 6:45 pm
    See more details

  • 5/6 Grade Boys Basketball Game vs. Circle Christian

    Date: November 30, 2020 - November 30, 2020
    Time: 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
    See more details

December 1, 2020
  • US Schedule B

    Date: December 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • 1st Gr - Jimmy Sawgrass

    Date: December 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020
    Time: 9:00 am- 12:00 pm
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  • French Club Meeting

    Date: December 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020
    Time: 12:40 pm- 1:15 pm
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  • MS Girls Basketball Away Game vs. Forest Lake

    Date: December 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020
    Time: 4:00 pm- 4:30 pm
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  • MS Boys Basketball Away Game vs. Forest Lake

    Date: December 1, 2020 - December 1, 2020
    Time: 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm
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December 2, 2020
  • US Schedule C

    Date: December 2, 2020 - December 2, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • 2nd Grade Moms Coffee and Ornament Swap

    Date: December 2, 2020 - December 2, 2020
    Time: 8:30 am- 10:00 am
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  • USC Chapel (Advent)

    Date: December 2, 2020 - December 2, 2020
    Time: 9:35 am- 10:20 am
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  • JV Boys Basketball Home Game vs. Crooms

    Date: December 2, 2020 - December 2, 2020
    Time: 5:30 pm- 6:30 pm
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  • Varsity Boys Basketball Home Game vs. Crooms

    Date: December 2, 2020 - December 2, 2020
    Time: 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm
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December 3, 2020
  • US Schedule D

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • MS Girls Basketball Home Game vs. Kingsway

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm
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  • Girls Varsity Soccer Away Game vs. Orangewood

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm
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  • MS Boys Basketball Home Game vs. Kingsway

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm
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  • K4 PKO - Christmas BBQ

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
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  • 4th Gr - Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm
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  • Boys Varsity Soccer Away Game vs. Orangewood

    Date: December 3, 2020 - December 3, 2020
    Time: 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
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December 4, 2020
  • US Schedule E

    Date: December 4, 2020 - December 4, 2020
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Fathers Watch

    Date: December 4, 2020 - December 4, 2020
    Time: 6:30 am- 7:30 am
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  • K - Countdown to Christmas

    Date: December 4, 2020 - December 4, 2020
    Time: 8:30 am- 2:00 pm
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