International Students

Cal Coast Academy accepts a limited number of qualified International students from all over the world for grades 6-12 each year. To be considered for admission, International students must be academically qualified, be able to speak functional English, and must live with a direct blood relative during the entire time they will be attending Cal Coast Academy. 

The International Program at Cal Coast Academy tests and places International students in appropriate content-based classes while also offering language support classes. At Cal Coast Academy, International students have all of the opportunities of American students.  Students are involved in AP, honors, and elective courses, student organizations, and school sponsored co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and/or events.   

International student applications for Middle School and Upper School at Cal Coast Academy will be accepted after October 1, 2019. All applications must be received by June 20, 2020 in order for the International applicant to be considered for priority admission. Admission decisions will be made by August 1, 2020. Any International applications received after June 20, 2020 will be placed in the waiting pool for decisions and will be considered on a space available basis. International student applicants are encouraged to submit their completed application along with their $450.00 non-refundable application fee early to ensure space is available.

Completed International Student Applications should be submitted along with the $450.00 Application Fee to the following address:

ATTN: International Student Admissions Department
11555 Clews Ranch Road
San Diego, CA 92130




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operating our school in

a way that causes the
least amount of disruption

for our students and

families. For that reason,

we will continue to utilize

our distant learning

platform through the

remainder of the school



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