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Celene A. Seamen, Principal
707 Salisbury Road, Columbus, OH 43204
614-276-5263

International Students

Bishop Ready High School values, encourages, and accepts cultural diversity and welcomes students regardless of ethnicity, religion, or national origin. Our student body encompasses students from different walks of life; their commonality is the desire for a first-rate education in an environment that challenges, nourishes, and prepares them for continuing their education on the university level and dealing with the problems and opportunities that await them.

Bishop Ready accepts international students who are preparing to attend competitive American colleges and universities and who wish to receive an American high school diploma. Our courses in ACT and SAT preparation are especially helpful for these students.

International Student Information

Graduation requirements at Bishop Ready are:

  • English, Mathematics, Social Studies, and Religion…4 credits each
  • Science…3 credits
  • Health/Physical Education…1 credit
  • Fine Arts…1/2 credit
  • Community Service…1/2 credit
  • A total of 25.5 credit are required for graduation.

Honors Courses offered (2015-16) are:

  • Algebra 2 Trig
  • Algebra I
  • Anatomy and Physiology 1 & 2*
  • Biology
  • Calculus*
  • Chemistry
  • English 9, 10, & 11
  • French IV & V
  • Geometry
  • Independent Art
  • Mandarin Chinese I, II, III, IV
  • Marketing*
  • Physics
  • Spanish IV* & V

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses offered (2015-16) are:

  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Calculus II
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Programming
  • Government
  • Literature
  • Mandarin Chinese V
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • US History
  • World History

Courses Eligible for College Credit offered (2015-16) are:

  • AP Calculus
  • Calculus
  • AP Statistics
  • Pre-Calculus
  • AP English
  • Spanish IV
  • Financial Literacy
  • Theology IV
  • AP US History
  • Mandarin V
  • AP Government
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • AP Biology

College Credit Plus allows Ready students to earn college credit while still in high school. In order to participate, students must meet the admissions criteria and be accepted by the participating college/university. These courses are coordinated through the Ready Guidance Department.

Clubs and Organizations…co- and extra-curricular activities at Ready include:

  • Ambassadors
  • Art Club
  • Bake Club
  • Campus Ministry Program
  • Chinese Club
  • Choir
  • Class Officers
  • Concert, Jazz, Marching, and Pep Bands
  • Drama (Theatre)
  • Environmental Club
  • French Club
  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
  • "In-the-Know" Team
  • Literary Magazine
  • Music Enrichment
  • National Beta Club
  • National Business Honor Society
  • National Honor Society
  • Prom Committee
  • Science Committee
  • Show Choir
  • Spanish Club
  • Speech and Debate Teams
  • Spirit Club
  • STEM Club
  • Student Council
  • Technology Club
  • Yearbook Committee

Sports:

  • Baseball
  • Bowling
  • Boys’ & Girls’ Basketball
  • Boys’ & Girls’ Soccer
  • Boy’s & Girls’ Tennis
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Softball
  • Swimming & Diving
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Ready graduates earn academic and sports scholarships to many colleges and universities. A sampling of schools that Ready graduates have attended for undergraduate and graduate degrees includes: Harvard University, The University of Pennsylvania, The University of Massachusetts, The University of Notre Dame, The Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University, Purdue University, Vanderbilt University, and Virginia Tech University, as well as the United States Service Academies.

Students are encouraged, on an individual basis, to participate in activities which will produce not only an academically well-educated young adult ready to continue in the academic and business worlds but also an individual who is well-rounded and able to effectively communicate with and contribute to the larger world in which we live.

For more information, please contact Ms Ann Polanco , Coordinator of the International Student Program, at [email protected]