High school abroad

With high school campuses abroad in the US and UK, EF Academy opens a world of opportunities for students by providing them with a superior education abroad, thorough preparation for university and a future that knows no borders.

Our experiential learning philosophy is rooted in the belief that students learn better through immersion and hands-on activities that encourage inquiry and self-reflection. Together, our community of experienced educators, guidance counsellors, university advisors and residential staff create an inclusive, stimulating international high school experience in a modern campus environment.

What we offer at our high schools abroad

Gain access to the world's top universities with a reputable high school qualification. We offer the US High School Diploma, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma and British A-Level programs because of their robust academic curricula, range of subject options and quality preparation for pursuing further studies at university.

Personalized university advising is built into every program at our international high schools to prepare students for success in the next big step in their lives. One-to-one meetings with a designated university advisor, application workshops, test preparation and interview coaching are part of what set EF Academy graduates apart when applying to university.

US High School Diploma

As the most popular high school qualification in the United States, the US High School Diploma offers the ideal preparation for students interested in applying to American universities. The program's flexibility and course options mean students can tailor the diploma to match their interests and ambitions.

  • 1-4 year program

  • Ages 14-19 / Grades 9-12

  • Offered in: New York, Pasadena


An inclusive high school campus abroad

Living and learning at an international secondary school abroad lets you discover not only the culture of the country in which you live, but also that of your peers from all around the world. Our welcoming campus community with highly trained faculty and staff provides students with a safe environment in which students can broaden their horizons, gain independence and become confident, globally-minded citizens. EF Academy offers:

  • Modern halls of residence

  • Spacious learning and recreational spaces

  • Student support network on campus and in your home country

Enriching clubs and activities

Through our program of co-curricular clubs and activities, international high school students at EF Academy can pursue their passions and explore new interests. From sports to STEM, the arts and community service opportunities, there's never a shortage of hands-on activities that engage with learning beyond the classroom.

  • 120+ clubs and activities

  • On-campus sports facilities

  • Weekly excursions and field trips

EF Academy high school campuses abroad

Our international schools in the US and UK welcome students from all over the world. While each campus has its own particular character, they share the same values and high standards of academic excellence.

Choose one of our campuses to continue exploring EF Academy.

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