Central Regional High School
2019-2020 CSIET Certification Status: Provisional
Countries Served: All countries as permitted by the Department of Homeland Security.
Number of 2018-2019 Participants: 2 year inbound
Not-for-Profit Public High School: Established 1956
Central Regional High School is nestled on a 98-acre campus centrally located along New Jersey’s majestic coastline within an hour’s drive to New York City and Philadelphia. The high school student population is approximately 1400 students, diverse in ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds. Since our approval as a SEVIS certified F-1 public high school in 2014, Central has hosted F-1 students from China, Slovakia, Sweden, Vietnam, and Poland. Our high school is committed to provide our international students with a premium education, rewarding social experience, and diverse cultural learning environment using our highly educated staff and advanced technologies in our modern facilities.
Central Regional offers a host of comprehensive accelerated programs designed to prepare the international students for higher learning and enhance their competencies for acceptance and success in United States’ colleges and universities. International students attending Central Regional in their senior year will receive guidance to meet all the graduation course requirements to earn a high school diploma. Central Regional offers advanced education opportunities to students who enroll in our Digital Media Academy and Eagle Leadership Academy. Students can challenge themselves with advanced placement courses and honors classes in the arts, sciences, mathematics, and humanities.
Students are invited to participate in the many student clubs and organizations, and athletic programs during their academic year. Athletic programs include soccer, tennis, football, volleyball, cross country, track & field, baseball, softball, swimming, wrestling, bowling, basketball, golf, ice hockey, wrestling, weightlifting, cheerleading, and gymnastics.
Students that meet a rigorous criterion, possess proficient English speaking skills coupled with acceptable ELTIS scores have the opportunity to apply to enroll in the Humanities Academy, a partnership with Georgian Court University. Humanities Academy students are dually enrolled at Central Regional and Georgian Court University (GCU) where they can earn up to 18 transferrable GCU credits. Humanities courses are taught by Georgian Court University professors in the high school during the regular school day. There are no additional costs to the students enrolled in the academy. In addition, Humanities Academy students can earn up to 30 transferrable college credits through a combination of GCU and Advanced Placement courses.
It is the mission of Central Regional High School to provide the F-1 international students with the tools to grow their personal, social, and intellectual skills while immersed in their studies at an American public high school. Through the use of our diversified curriculum, instructional leadership, positive school climate, and high expectations for success, our students will thrive, learn, and advance their personal growth and prepare them for opportunities and success towards their future careers.
Academic Year Program – United States:
International students ages 15 – 18, in grades 9 – 12, are invited to apply to attend Central Regional High School for an academic year, September through June. Students are encouraged to work with one of our CSIET approved local agencies to secure a host family. Students are required to submit official translated transcripts reflecting above average grades, pass the ELTIS, provide a personal statement, teacher reference letters, and take part in a SKYPE interview for acceptance. Central Regional will provide academic guidance and orientation at the start of school. We will work closely with students, host families, and agencies to ensure the students are making academic progress during the school year. The tuition for the 2018-2019 school year is $15,100.00 which includes all academic and extracurricular activities. Host family and personal expenses are the responsibility of the student. Students are assigned a school guidance counselor to assist with their academic choices in accordance with their academic abilities, preparation for college readiness, and planning for career goals. Central Regional graduates have been accepted to Ivy League and top colleges and universities across the United States.