Student Qualifications

Students who wish to participate on an LPI Learning program must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be applying for grades 7 through 12
  • Be between 13 – 18 years of age
  • Have a grade point average of C or higher (based on US marking system). Please note that most schools will require test scores, grades, and an English proficiency test for admissions
  • Speak intermediate to advanced English
  • Willing to become a member of an American Family and high school

Student Application Requirements

Those who wish to apply to an LPI Learning program submit an application which includes the following:

  • Student Information
  • Educational Goals
  • School transcripts for the past three years with school seals (translated into English)
  • A standardized test of English proficiency
  • Teacher recommendations
  • Health records with required immunizations (translated into English)
  • Copy of a valid passport

All schools require an English Language Proficiency Test. We highly recommend testing prior to admissions to the program through an ELTiS, TOEFL Jr or TOEFL test. In addition to the LPI Learning application, most Private High Schools require their own application to be submitted along with scores from the SSAT and ELTiS, TOEFL or TOEFL Jr.

Program Details

Program Fees:

$200 Non-Refundable Application Fee
$5,000 Program Fee

*Students are required to pay for all School Fees and Tuition, which are not included in program fees.
*Host Family Stipend depends on the area that the student is placed

Program Fee Include:
  • Admissions Advising Consultation
  • School Selection, Application and Admissions Support
  • Host Family accommodation on a full board basis*
  • Host Family Recruitment, Screening, Reference Checks, Background Checks and Personal Interviews in their Home
  • Local Support by a trained LPI Rep during the program
  • 24x7x365 Emergency Support
  • Airport Meet and Greet**
  • Student and Host Family Orientation
  • Disbursements of Host Family Monthly Stipends
  • Monthly Check-ins with Student, Host Family, Representative, and School
  • Monthly Reports are provided to our Partners
  • Replacement Host Family Placement when Needed
  • Health and Medical Insurance
  • Opportunity for Program Grants and Scholarships on LPI Learning and Partner Programs

*Students are provided with breakfast, lunch, and dinner by their host families. Students may bring lunches from home to eat at school, but are otherwise responsible for buying their own school lunches if they prefer to eat from the school cafeteria.

**All students are picked up at the airport by their host family or an LPI Learning representative upon arrival.

Optional Welcome Weekend – The Welcome Weekend is an optional add-on for F-1 high school participants. It’s a one-week orientation in a major US city with sightseeing and volunteer activities.

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