At Aquinas Catholic Schools, we realize the importance and value that international students bring to our school community! Our students have come from many countries, including China, Korea, Columbia, and Ukraine. We are committed to providing a safe and nurturing school community where our motivated students flourish in preparation for college and life.We love sharing our faith-based community with students from all over the world. Our goal is warm hospitality while achieving high academic success, in an environment of cultural exploration and understanding. All international students who attend ACS must be highly encouraged academically and proficient in English. We have the authorization to issue the I-20 forms to our international students so that they may obtain their F-1 student visa.
To qualify for international student enrollment, a student must:
Complete all portions of the Aquinas High School international Student Application
Meet all applicable legal requirements (both family and child)
Meet all the school’s requirements for admission
Provide an official transcript translated to English for all classes in grades 9-12 and grades for at least three previous years for those entering grade 9. (Provide a Class Description Chart or equivalent explaining course content and weekly class time for each subject)
Provide documentation of current immunizations and recent health evaluation
International Admission Information
Be in the United States on an F-1 Visa for the purpose of attending school
Demonstrate evidence of English Language proficiency through testing such as Toefl Jr. or other assessment
Participate in an interview with members of the admission committee, either in-person or via Skype or Google webcam. Skype interviews will be arranged between the International Coordinator and the applicant.
Our schools DO NOT arrange for housing or host families. This is the responsibility of the referring agency.
Provide documentation of current immunizations and recent health evaluation.
Provide evidence of health insurance while in the United States.