International Students


As of 2016 we are delighted to be able to offer international students the opportunity to attend Vistamar School.  Our goal is to enroll a diverse group of international students interested in studying in the United States of America for four years of high school.
In offering “The best education the world has to offer” we know that having a diverse global perspective will help all of our students prepare for a global society.  For more information regarding English Language Learners click here.


In order to provide an I-20 Visa we must know the students living arrangements. Vistamar School does not offer on-campus housing but partners with host family placement organizations to find family hosts in the area. For additional information please contact Admission.
Should a student live with extended family or parents, please be aware that Vistamar has the obligation to check on the student’s living arrangements through his or her years at Vistamar as part of the Visa requirement.


Applicants whose first language or language spoken at home is not English will be required to take the TOEFL, Test of English as a Foreign Language. This test is offered internationally. For additional information, please contact Admission.


All students will be interviewed by both an admissions officer as well as a Vistamar faculty member.  We realize not every family can travel to the U.S. therefore we will offer both Skype and WeChat interviews to applicants. If parents or guardians are comfortable conversing in English, they too will be interviewed.


Tuition for International Students for the 2017/2018 year is $40,900. 
A deposit of 10% of tuition is due with the contract. Tuition must be paid in full in US dollars by June 1 for the I-20 to be processed. Tuition insurance is available for international students for an additional charge. Please refer to your contract for more information.

Meet the International Admissions Team

List of 3 members.

  • Patricia Goodenberger 

    Director of Admissions
  • Andrew Taylor 

    Department Chair, Humanities Teacher
  • Pablo Delgado 

    Humanities Teacher, International Academic Coordinator
Vistamar School is a private independent high school in the South Bay region of Los Angeles
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