International Students FAQ
- Q: What information do we need to provide to apply?
All the required documents, fees, etc. are available on the International Students page on our school's website. We will begin accepting applications for new International Students for the Spring 2018-19 school year September 10th - November 8th.
- Q: Do the students have any specific age requirements? What grade levels do you accept?
All students must graduate by the age of 20 years old. We accept grades 7th -12th. However, we only accept transfer students applying for the 11th or 12th grade from US school because they will not have sufficient time to complete all the requirements. Please note we have limited spaces available per grade level.
- Q: Do you require an English Proficiency test for admissions? Which tests are accepted and what is the minimum score needed for admissions?
Yes, Below are the four tests we accept with the minimum scores we require for admissions. The student might also be required to have a skype ISAA (International Student Admissions Assessment) interview.
TOEFL: Minimum 55
TOEFL Jr: Minimum 750
Itep: Minimum 4.2
Slep: Minimum 55
- Q: What is the annual tuition cost for the 2018-19 school year?
High School Tuition = $20,062
Middle School Tuition = $18,493
- Q: Are there additional fees?
All fees can be found in the packet on the website. However, some of the additional fees include annual homestay costs, application fees, registration fees, medical insurance, and school related expenses. Please note that all fees are non-refundable and subject to change. Payment methods can also be found in the downloadable packet. No personal checks will be accepted.
- Q: What are the requirements of the host family?
All our host families must be pre approved by our school and principal. They all must be practicing Christians and attend Church weekly. These families have undergone extensive background checks to monitor safety and ensure a loving home. All parties living in the home over 18 years old must complete a live scan with the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau Investigation Agency. All students have their own room and bed and can not share a living space. Both the host families and students will be given an Agreement with all the requirements/expectations.
- Q: Can the students live with family members or parents in the United States?
No, all students must enroll in our International Affairs Services (IAS) program and live with one of our pre approved Christian host families. Students living with parents is on a case by case basis.
- Q: How many International Students do you currently have enrolled?
Currently, we have 42 students enrolled for the 2018-19 school year.
- Q: Who do I contact if I have any homestay or admission questions?
Feel free to contact Jami Mendoza, Director of International Student Services, at email@example.com.