Delphian School - Review #12

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Delphian School
5

About the Author:

Years Attended Boarding School:
2014-2017
Sports and Activities:
Student Council Sports Team Model United Nations Community Service Business Trip
College Enrolled:
Emory University
Home Town, State:
Shanghai

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
I just graduated from the Delphian School. I used to go to school in China, and I started my high school education here three years ago. I am so lucky that I chose Delphian and it chose me as well.The Delphian school is special because although everyone has his individual program, our purpose is the same. We learn from each other, practice to become more competent leaders, and to find out who we really are. We work hard for ourselves, not for anyone else.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
I found so many intelligent and hardworking people at the school. I thought I was good in many areas before I came to the Delphian School, but I have seen students who are outstanding. I saw the gap between those people and me, and it encouraged me to work harder.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
Become more outgoing and get to know more people.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
It has a very special program for student's study. And the school really cares about each student.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
The Delphian School helped me learn to take higher responsibility, use myself as the resource to solve problems, lead others, keep my integrity and show my integrity. I am grateful for all my experiences here. The Delphian School has provided me opportunities to fail, to learn about myself and to restart. I used to believe that a school only focuses on its top students, but Delphian totally changed that idea. Everyone at the school loves every student, and students truly care about each other.

Academics:

1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
Students are very competitive here. They all have opportunities and resources to explore the areas they are interested in. They work hard and help each other improve all the time. Everyone has his own program and pace so that he won't be compared to any other students. This is very helpful for students to really understand the subjects they are learning.

Athletics:

1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
Students here are very active in sports program. There are soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis, cross country, cheer leading, track and softball teams in this school. Students learned a lot from them.

Art, Music, and Theatre:

1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
We have so many students who are talented in art and music area. They spend much time working on it. We provide different levels of seminars and slots to help them improve their skills. We have two big plays every year.

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
Every student is required to do a lot of projects in the school. This helps them improve their communication skills, leadership and responsibility. Every graduate in this school is very capable to handle any problem.

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
Since it's a boarding school, students are connected very closely. We enjoy our dorm life a lot.

Dining:

1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
It's a cafeteria which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are food from different countries so that people can always find their choices here.

Social and Town Life:

1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
It's very quiet and safe for students to focus on studying and enjoying the beautiful view here.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Everyone cares about each other. They are so helpful and friendly. It's never hard to make good friends here. There are also many activities to gather students together.
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Alumni Reviews Review School

Review
Description
Delphian School Alumni #1
Class of 2022
5.00 6/3/2022
None
The fact that we study for real world application rather than just trying to spit things back out on an exam. This makes the education 10 times more valuable than any other school I have. . .
Delphian School Alumni #2
Class of 2022
5.00 6/3/2022
Umass Amherst
Here at the Delphian School, all the exams are done one-on-one, where the examiner will ensure that all the student's questions regarding the subject they just studied are solved and answered to satisfaction.The Delphian. . .
Delphian School Alumni #3
Class of 2022
5.00 6/3/2022
University of Tampa
One aspect that makes Delphian unique is that you actually gain the ability to apply the subjects you learn. Many times kids learn about math or science and how to apply it for that unit. . .
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Students: 230 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $56,944
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $24,940
  • Acceptance rate: 53%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 15 / rolling