Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary (CSHM) High School welcomes international students into our community. We have been welcoming international students to our campus since 1980. Recent international students have applied from China, Kenya, Mexico, Philippines,Thailand, Montenegro and Serbia.
CSHM High School encourages international students to participate in all facets of school life. It is our philosophy that all students experience a well-rounded, rigorous and diverse curriculum, and challenge themselves to become young men and women of character. Engaging in service learning, student-run clubs, sports, and the arts provides our international students with a well rounded, full immersion experience. CSHM provides ESL classes, tutoring support and has on site support for students, guardians and parents.
International students receive outstanding support in the college admissions process. The international students' counselor works with students to choose the right university to meet their goals. Recent international students' have been accepted to UCLA, University of California, Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, UC Irvine, Syracuse University, Penn State and many others.
A CSHM, we offer a college preparatory curriculum, with numerous AP and Honors courses. All international students are required to take the required courses, including religion, P.E and the arts.
BECOMING A CARDINAL
Students will be notified of acceptance through mail, phone or email by the Registrar. For International Admissions, English proficiency is preferred. The school provides an extra English course for students who require assistance.
After acceptance, you will be sent a registration packet. All three documents need to be turned in and a $1600.00 nonrefundable registration fee paid to the main office.
Once the student is officially registered at CSHM the following information must be submitted to the Archdiocese to apply for an I-20 visa.
The I-20 will be mailed to the party designated on official forms. There is an additional $100 fee for international addresses.
Any questions regarding international admissions, please contact Gabby Ramos at (323) 887-2066, ext 527 or by email ([email protected]).