International

“We love our International Students” – Principal Gay

International Program Information

Why Heritage Christian School?

Heritage Christian School is devoted to teaching students to think critically and wisely, strive for academic excellence, while encouraging lives of faith, character, and service to the glory of God.

International Students at Heritage Christian School will be challenged academically in a loving and nurturing environment. The program is total English immersion, however, English fluency is not required. We work with each student on an individual basis to increase their english proficiency

How to Apply

To begin the I-20 process, please download and complete the application below, along with the listed documentation, and submit to Mary Nelson, M.S., Director of the International Program. 

mnelson@heritagechristianschool.com. 

Mrs. Nelson will walk you through the application process. She can also be reached at (949) 446-8133.

Documentation Needed

  • A copy of the student’s passport
  • Bank statement or property ownership sufficient to cover tuition and housing for 2 years – English Translation Required
  • Official School Transcripts: at least 2 years – English Translation Required
  • Current Immunizations
  • Student Medical Insurance
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Interview via email
  • Student Hand-written Essay: Why do you want to come to the United States to study?
  • Payment of Application and Registration Fees – NON-REFUNDABLE

International Summer & Winter Camps

Heritage Christian School also offers International Short-Term Summer and Winter Camps. These camps require a 90-day Vacation visa. If you are interested, please select the program you would like from the buttons at the left, fill out the application and submit it to Mary Nelson, M.S., Director of the International Program.

mnelson@heritagechristianschool.com

There are limited spots available so it’s best to apply early. You may also call Mrs. Nelson at (949) 446-8133 to ask any questions and let her know of your interest in camp. 

Ask the Principal

HCS Elementary & Preschool Campus

22081 Hidalgo Mission Viejo, CA 92691

(949) 598-9166

(949) 598-9166 ext. 115 (Preschool)

HCS Jr. & High School Campus

23302 El Toro Road Lake Forest, CA 92630

(949) 446-8133