International Student Program
KHCS values our international community from different countries and cultures. Our international families are attracted to the full and individual attention the students receive from our faculty, our rigorous and mission centered curriculum that focuses on developing intellectual and cultural competence, and our loving and welcoming school environment.
We begin accepting applications in October for the upcoming school year. A waitlist will be maintained when a grade level becomes full.
Each step is intentionally designed to help you clearly understand the culture, benefits, values, and requirements intrinsic to the KHCS education. Please be advised that the application is not considered complete until all documents are received and the family interview is conducted. Student must reach minimum appropriate age by September 1st.
1. SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION
Applications for all grades should be submitted via the online application at www.khcs.org under the “Apply Today” tab. In order for an application to be submitted, $650 application and testing fee (per student) will be paid online when you have completed the application. As part of the application process you will need to upload your child’s passport and request records from your child’s current school translated into English for two previous years and the current year they are attending. Student must reach minimum appropriate age by September 1st.
You will receive a link for your child’s online tests after you have submitted the application. International students are required to take two online tests: An English, Language, and Math Standardized test, and an English proficiency test to determine the student’s ESL level.
You must submit the following documents: birth certificate, passport, school transcripts (in English), SEVIS worksheet, and a bank statement showing the sponsor’s financial ability to support an I-20 student (enough to cover tuition, international fee, and living expenses). Tuition & Fees
Once in the United States (U.S.) the student is required to submit Immunization Form 3231 and Hearing, Vision, Dental & Nutrition Screening Form 3300. They can be obtained from an American physician or from your local health department.
After the application has been submitted, testing has been completed, and records have been received including – a copy of the passport and a copy of the birth certificate in English the Secondary School principal will then conduct a Skype interview with those overseas students or a face to face interview if the student is in the USA.
Acceptance of the applicant is based on the interview, test scores, transcript or report card grades, availability of space in the class, and recommendations for the applicable grades. Killian Hill Christian School does not discriminate against any person based on sex, race, age, or national origin.
* Issuing of I-20: After the student has been accepted, an I-20 will be issued and given to the host family. The host family is responsible to mail the original I-20 to the student. The student must take the original I-20 to their embassy to receive their F1 Visa.
Immediately after acceptance, the family will be asked to complete the enrollment forms online. The enrollment fee of $950 will also be collected once you complete the enrollment forms. The student is not officially enrolled at Killian Hill Christian School until the enrollment process is completed.
For more information – contact the Admission Office at 770-921-3224 or email the Admission Office.
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