International Student Application Process

We accept students from all over the world into our 9th and 10th grades at the beginning of the school year in September only. In the recent past we have students attending from Korea, China, the Caribbean and England. Students applying to transfer from overseas will be required to do the following:

1. Complete the appropriate Online Admissions Application and pay the non-refundable $100.00 fee. 

  • Click the link: 9th grade international application or transfer international application 
  • An international application is required for all non-US citizens and US permanent residents (Green Card holders).
    • Students applying to the 9th grade must be no older than 15 as of September 1 for the school year they are applying for.
    • Students applying to the 10th Grade must be no older than 16 years as of September 1 for the school year they are applying for.

2. Transcripts and Standardized Test Scores. Foreign transcripts and full course names and descriptions must be translated, certified and submitted at the time of application. Students may contact World Education Services (WES) www.wes.org for translation services, if needed.

  • While Holy Angels does not typically allow foreign students to repeat a grade, our admissions decision takes into account the specific education situation of each applicant.
  • Transfer students applying to the 10th grade are asked to download and print the Teacher Recommendation Form and ask three teachers (Math, English, and one of your choice) to complete and submit them to AHA. 

3. Take the Upper School SSAT and score in the 70% or higher on each section of the exam: 

  • Students living in their home country should visit www.ssat.org for testing dates and locations.
  • Students visiting/living in the US may opt to take the SSAT at Holy Angels on the posted testing dates:  
    • Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 9:00am – 12:00pm.
      • The discounted fee is $50.00 for above date.

Make-Up Dates: Two make-up dates are hosted by Academy of the Holy Angels for students.

  • Friday, November 17, 2017 3:00pm – 6:00pm.
  • Saturday, November 18, 2017 9:00am – 12:00pm.
    • The discounted fee is $75.00 ($50.00 plus $25.00 late fee) for the above make-up dates.

4. Take the TOEFL: https://www.ets.org/toefl

  • International applicants must have a strong, working knowledge of the English Language.  A score of 21 (70%) or better on all sections of the TOEFL is required to be considered for admission.
  • All international students will be enrolled in ESL classes through Academy of the Holy Angels until their English skills can be assessed by our teachers. Additional costs for ESL may apply.
  • TOEFL Junior or any other test of the English language is NOT accepted.

5. An Angel for the Day (AFD) visit to AHA is not required for students living outside the U.S. However, visits are encouraged and welcomed for those students who wish to do so. Register Online

6. International students who have played any organized sport(s) in their home country must provide documentation concerning the level and years played.  This information must be submitted at the time that they apply for admission to Holy Angels.

Before applying to Academy of the Holy Angels, all International Students must meet the standard criteria for enrollment, should they be accepted, in terms of scholastic and/or paperwork. Please click HERE for detailed information and requirements.

Application Process 2018/2019 School Year – International Students Only
We accept students from all over the world into our 9th and 10th grades at the beginning of the school year in September only. In the recent past we have students attending from Korea, China, the Caribbean and England. Students applying to transfer from overseas will be required to do the following:
1.Complete the appropriate Online Admissions Application and pay the non-refundable $100.00 fee. 
•Click the link: 9th grade international application or transfer international application 
•An international application is required for all non-US citizens and US permanent residents (Green Card holders).
Students applying to the 9th grade must be no older than 15 as of September 1 for the school year they are applying for.
Students applying to the 10th Grade must be no older than 16 years as of September 1 for the school year they are applying for.
 
2.Transcripts and Standardized Test Scores. Foreign transcripts and full course names and descriptions must be translated, certified and submitted at the time of application. Students may contact World Education Services (WES) www.wes.org for translation services, if needed.
•While Holy Angels does not typically allow foreign students to repeat a grade, our admissions decision takes into account the specific education situation of each applicant. 
•Transfer students applying to the 10th grade are asked to download and print the Teacher Recommendation Form and ask three teachers (Math, English, and one of your choice) to complete and submit them to AHA. 
 
3.Take the Upper School SSAT and score in the 70% or higher on each section of the exam: 
•Students living in their home country should visit www.ssat.org for testing dates and locations.
•Students visiting/living in the US may opt to take the SSAT at Holy Angels on the posted testing dates:  
oThursday, November 9, 2017 from 9:00am – 12:00pm.
The discounted fee is $50.00 for above date.
Make-Up Dates: Two make-up dates are hosted by Academy of the Holy Angels for students.
•Friday, November 17, 2017 3:00pm – 6:00pm.
•Saturday, November 18, 2017 9:00am – 12:00pm.
oThe discounted fee is $75.00 ($50.00 plus $25.00 late fee) for the above make-up dates.
4.Take the TOEFL: https://www.ets.org/toefl. 
•International applicants must have a strong, working knowledge of the English Language.  A score of 21 (70%) or better on all sections of the TOEFL is required to be considered for admission.
•All international students will be enrolled in ESL classes through Academy of the Holy Angels until their English skills can be assessed by our teachers. Additional costs for ESL may apply.
•TOEFL Junior or any other test of the English language is NOT accepted.
5.An Angel for the Day (AFD) visit to AHA is not required for students living outside the U.S. However, visits are encouraged and welcomed for those students who wish to do so. Register Online! 
 
6.International students who have played any organized sport(s) in their home country must provide documentation concerning the level and years played.  This information must be submitted at the time that they apply for admission to Holy Angels.
Before applying to Academy of the Holy Angels, all International Students must meet the standard criteria for enrollment, should they be accepted, in terms of scholastic and/or paperwork. Please click HERE for detailed information and requirements.

 

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