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REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ADMISSION & ISSUANCE OF I-20
 
The admission of international students to Lafayette Christian School as a student will require the following in addition to requirements as set forth in LCS Board Policy 5111:
  1. A $100.00 issuing fee for I-20 paid to LCS and is non-refundable.
  2. Two months tuition must be paid in advance. International students will pay the full tuition rate and will not be eligible for any LCS education grant.
  3. All normal parts of the admissions application process must be complete as determined by the admissions committee.
  4. Grade transcripts must be translated into English and received by the LCS principal’s office.
  5. Statement from the family’s bank of sufficient funds calculated in U.S. dollars for one year’s tuition and living expenses in the United States.
  6. Proof of health insurance coverage in English while residing in the United States.
  7. Guardianship papers in English stating that the parent(s) gives custody to the named guardian(s) while the student is attending LCS. The guardian must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age. The document must also state that the student will be physically residing with the guardian. Document must be signed by custodial parent(s) and notarized.
  8. The student must show an appropriate level of English communication skills to be admitted. LCS takes no responsibility for student ESL (English as a Second Language) instruction. The parent or guardian takes responsibility for any additional tutoring or instruction in English beyond the LCS current curricular program of instruction.
  9. All fees as set forth above, and all completed application forms and information will be received before the I-20 issuance process is begun.