USA International Football Academy & Football Boarding School
EduKick USA International
Football Academies Erie, Pennsylvania
Overview & Education
(Secondary & ESL)
Welcome to EduKick USA
EduKick USA is proud to partner with Mesa, Az to bring you the unique EduKick USA – Mesa, Az Academic Year Soccer Academy Boarding School. The academy will provide a complete package of academics, soccer specific training and cultural experience. We believe that living studying and training in the USA will provide an invaluable life experience that a soccer player will never forget and the benefits of such an experience will be embedded in you for the rest of your life.
EduKick USA – Mesa, Az Academic Year Soccer Academy Boarding School is a full-time residential soccer (football) academy with full-time accredited US Charter High School education (including the International Baccalaureate) provided by Mercyhurst Prep Academy. EduKick USA welcomes competitive international and domestic student-footballers from 14 to 18 years of age (US high school grades 9-12) to apply. EduKick USA is an excellent opportunity for young soccer players pursuing a US or Canadian University education and soccer program. We specialize is placing our EduKick USA HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMY PLAYERS at US or Canadian University Soccer programs.
EduKick USA – Mesa, Az staff are keenly aware of the challenges that our Residential Academy presents to our participants and are fully committed to the overall education of each individual through our soccer development and education. Living, playing soccer and studying in USA as a teenager or young adult represents an enormous challenge for both the participant and the educators. From the participant’s; courage, effort and character is required to succeed. From the EduKick USA- Mesa, Az staff, it demands creativity, professional guidance, supervision, mentorship and expertise in order to provide the required level of care and service to our young academy participants.
If you are aged 14 – 18 and possess the passion to challenge yourself at the highest level this is the program for you. Please review the Location, Education, Accommodation & soccer tabs for detailed information.
EduKick USA – Mesa, Az Academic Year Soccer Academy Boarding Schoolparticipants attend Mesa, Az Preparatory Academy main campus from 9.30am – 1.30pm each weekday to focus on their academic pathway. Our priority is to ensure that each student-athlete progresses toward a meaningful college degree. It is our goal that they learn to balance the demands of being both a student and an athlete as they grow and develop. Student-athletes need to learn ways to budget time and energy as they combine practice and competition with academics. Because of their unique demands, some student-athletes need academic assistance. Tutorial study time is allocated each evening at the residence dormitory.
A wide variety of courses are available such as:
- Language Arts
- Physical Education
- Fine Arts
- Foreign Language
- World Religion
Advanced placement classes – provide students with additional academic challenges. These course allow students to explore subject matter at an accelerated level and prepares them to take the AP exam for college credit. Mesa, Az Prep offers several Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
There are two education programs offered at Mesa, Az Preparatory Academy the Honors track or the career concentration track.
The Honors Track includes, but is not limited to, the following courses:
- English I, II, III & IV
- Honors English I, II, III & IV
- ESL Grammar & Composition
- ESL Speaking & Listening
- United States History
- World History
- World Religion
- Chemistry & Honors Chemistry
- Physical Science
- Physics & Honors Physics
- Baseball & Softbal
- Basic, intermediate & advanced art
- French 1, 2 & 3
- Spanish 1,2 & 3
- World Religions 101
- Computer Applications
There are 3 types of career Concentration tracks offered. Students who choose one of these tracks will have the same core classes as those who choose the honors track but in addition will have concentrated training in theior chosen track.
The 3 career tracks offered are:
Athletic Enhancement Track (most popular option for EduKick Soccer participants) focuses on developing high performing student athletes by providing personal player development, Athletic marketing, Strength training, Career exploration, Leadership/character Education, Sports nutrition Education, Mental Conditioning and time management. The program also provides:
- ACT test prep
- NCAA Clearing house workshops
- Rigorous college prep course
Bio-Medical Track is a cutting edge program that gives high school students the opportunity to begin studying for a career in Biomedical Sciences. The courses in this track cover the principles of biomedical science, medical interventions and bio-medical innovations. This track is made for any student interested to undertake a career in the medical field.
Business Track teaches students to tackle business challenges in the classroom, covering such courses as payroll, income tax, accounting, Business procedures, management and consumer law. The array of business classes offered prepares students for a variety of careers teaching them to effectively communicate business principles in the working world.
English as a Second Language (ESL)
ESL classes are provided daily to all international students who will critically read and analyze college level texts. Students in the EFL program will develop effective speaking skills such that they can be understood by classmates, faculty, staff and others for academic and social purposes including conversations, classroom discussions and oral presentations. Students will demonstrate basic competence in managing the writing process and will produce effective written products including college essays and similar types of academic writing. Students will be able to listen to and understand the main ideas and significant relevant details in various listening contexts.
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