Casady School issues I-20s to international students and complies with all practices as recommended by SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System). Casady School is certified to enroll international students (F-1 Visa) but is not eligible to enroll foreign exchange students who come to the U.S. on a Cultural Exchange (J-1 Visa) at this time. Additional information on US student visas
is available here
. Currently, the school does not allow for any child under the 9th grade to participate in the International Student program, however exceptions can be made based on the circumstances of the student and the family.
International students must adhere to the same admission process as all other candidates. Upon acceptance, full tuition, lunch fees, and a deposit are required upon enrollment and prior to the I-20 being issued. The deposit is in place to cover incidental fees accrued throughout the year. At this time, financial assistance is not available to international students.
Once an international student is enrolled and has arrived in the United States, the Office of Admission will schedule a meeting with both the international student and their Host Family (in some cases, the Host Family may be the natural family). The purpose of the meeting is to outline timelines and expectations for the coming year and to meet all the needs of the I-20 process.
In an effort to provide support to international students, a member of the Student Wellness and Learning Services team will conduct two check-in meetings for each year that an international student is enrolled. They will also make themselves available throughout the year and will assist in identifying other campus personnel who may serve as additional support if and when needed. Casady’s systems will provide much needed support and stability on a consistent basis throughout the year.