Blessed Hope Academy is an approved (INS) Academic and Language School. The International Student Program began accepting non-immigrant, F-1 status students in 1986 for English as a Second Language programs and academic studies. Students ages 15 to 18 who wish to earn their high school diploma in the United States may forward their academic transcripts and previous school records to the Office of Admissions for evaluation. Accepted students will complete college preparatory requirements and earn a high school diploma. This programs length of study may range between one to four years depending upon student needs and school placement.
Students over the age of 18 who have already completed the equivalent high school requirements and who wish to attend colleges or universities in the United States may also forward their academic transcripts and previous school records to the Office of Admissions. The student may apply for the English Language Studies and other college preparatory courses offered in English. This programs length of study may range between one to two years depending upon student needs and school placement.
It is the prospective students responsibility
to translate all records into English before submitting them to Blessed Hope Academy.
Students who apply and are accepted into either program will be provided a completed I-20 Form for the purpose of obtaining a Student Visa for travel to the United States.
Students may enter either program at various levels depending upon mastery of the English language. Assignments and placement will be decided by Blessed Hope Academy after Diagnostic and Placement testing has been completed.
Students are tutored by teachers in one-on-one situations in a classroom setting and use video labs for additional English instruction.
The International Student Academic and Language Program
Host families for the student may be available. The room and board fee is to be prepaid and is due each semester (4 months).
All F-1 status students must obtain medical insurance coverage prior to arrival at Blessed Hope Academy. The insurance policy must continue throughout the students attendance at Blessed Hope Academy. A copy of the policy will be presented to Blessed Hope Academy where it will remain in the student's file.
Please see the Blessed Hope Academy International Student Application and Handbook for more information.