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International Student Program

Thank you for your interest in Prestonwood Christian Academy’s International Student program.

Prestonwood Christian Academy offers a traditional college preparatory curriculum with a distinctively Christian Worldview. Located in a suburb of Dallas, PCA offers a unique experience with exceptional academics.

Prestonwood Christian Academy looks for students who are:

  • Representative of a variety of countries
  • Academically motivated and successful, with a strong proficiency of the English language
  • Emotionally and socially mature
  • Desires to be an active member of our community by being involved in clubs and activities
  • Respectful of world cultures and values, particularly the Christian faith

The International Student Program of Prestonwood Christian Academy provides many services to create a successful experience for students including:

  • Specialized Academic Support
  • Monthly cross-cultural events and training
  • Counseling for transitional challenges
  • Faculty/Staff Mentoring
  • Designated International Staffing
  • I-20 processing
  • Host family support

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Note – International Student Program fees do not include the costs of tuition, school fees, activities, clubs, organizations, athletics, uniforms or home-stay arrangements.

A student is considered an International Student if an I-20 is required for residency AND the student will require housing with an approved family during the school year. Students meeting these criteria will be required to participate in our International Student Program and will be able to receive all of the benefits and extra services this program offers. Prestonwood Christian Academy hosts International Students in grades 7 through 12.

Prestonwood Christian Academy may require additional application information and may have specific testing needs for students applying directly to our school. Please contact our Director of International Student Programs, Mr. Phil Armstrong, before completing our application.

All international students who are not living with their immediate family must work with one of our approved homestay partners. MIF Homestay is one of our partners that secures a safe, loving homestay experience for International students NOT using one of our full-service partners (listed below.)

Prestonwood Christian Academy currently partners with these approved agencies for Chinese students. When completing the application, please be sure to indicate Prestonwood Christian Academy as your school of choice.

Carrollton Elite Academy
Attn: Frank Li
frank@ceatx.org

China Project Hope
Attn: Catherine Chen
cchen.educph@gmail.com

Ivy International
Attn: Anna Katten
akatten@usivy.net

Opportunity America
Attn: Kevin Herbert
herbkjh714@aol.com

Other prospective international students are encouraged to contact Mr. Phil Armstrong for assistance.

Phil Armstrong

Phil Armstrong

Middle School Assistant Principal, International Student Program Director
PCA Plano, Middle School
Amy Smith

Amy Smith

International Student Program Coordinator
PCA Plano, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School

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