International Student Program

The students who are considered for admission are:

  • Academically Capable 
    Achieving an average of at least a "C" grade in academic classes in the present school year.
  • Behaviorally Cooperative 
    Willing to comply with the rules and standards set forth by WCS and in good standing in their current school.
  • Spiritually Interested
    Respect for the Bible as God's word. Understand this is a Christian school with a Bible based curriculum. Bible is a required course of study and Chapel is a weekly requirement for all students.

Application Process

International students please follow the instructions below. Click here for a print version (PDF). If you have any questions about the process please contact Mrs. Hargadon at

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.


International Student Elementary International Student MS/HS

Step 1 - Complete and submit the following:

Step 1 - Complete and submit the following:

Step 2 - Interviews & English Assessment

  • Contact Mrs.Hargadon to arrange for SLEP testing or submit TOEFL scores
  • Student interviews with principal/administrator via webcam or Skype
  • Host family and/or sponsor interview with principal/administrator
  • Submit completed Guardianship Authorization form


Step 3 - Acceptance and Issuance of I-20

  • Upon acceptance, the student and family will be notified by the school.
  • To complete registration, a registration fee of $400 must be submitted.
  • The school will complete an I-20 form and give it to the United States guardian.
  • The Guardian is responsible for sending the I-20 to the students' parents.
  • When the parents receive the I-20, they must apply for an F-1 visa for the student.
  • Once an F-1 visa is received, fax or email a copy to Woodland Christian School (Fax: 530-406-0900, email:

Step 4 - Fees, Travel Plans and Original Documents

  • Notify the school of the student arrival date.
  • Tuition and Student fees must be paid before student attends class.
  • Student must bring their immunization records and proof of medical insurance (if the student needs international medical insurance, see or
  • Student and guardian must meet with school counselor at least one day before student can begin classes.
  • High school students must bring official transcripts (translated into English), including 9th grade coursework, before student can be enrolled in classes.




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