International

Linfield Christian School welcomes diploma-seeking F-1 international students to our school. Recent international students have attended Linfield from South Korea, Germany, China, and Vietnam. Linfield Christian School is a K-12, co educational, college-preparatory school that exists to challenge boys and girls and young men and women to:

  • Know Jesus Christ as Lord,
  • Love others as themselves,
  • Grow in knowledge and skill in order that they may serve the Lord and the world through their character and leadership.

Students receive Christian Worldview and character development opportunities from participation in bible courses, weekly chapels, and missions & community service outreaches.

MEMBERSHIP and ACCREDITATION

  • The school is governed by a Board of Trustees
  • Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) in grades K-12
  • Member of Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), and the National Association for College Admission Counseling

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Linfield offers students:

  • A rigorous academic college-preparatory program, meeting the University of California entrance requirements
  • English language development emphasizing cognitive language proficiency in understanding literature, analytical writing, and critical thinking. (English Shelter 1 and 2, Academic Seminar and Language Lab)
  • Coursework in the areas of mathematics, social studies, sciences, foreign language and fine arts

ADVANCED COURSEWORK

Honors and Advanced Placement coursework is available to high school students who have completed the appropriate prerequisites and have the recommendation of the faculty. Enrollment in advanced courses is selective, and is not available to all students.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

The International Student Program at Linfield Christian High School provides students with quality instruction in English language acquisition imperative for success in Linfield’s rigorous college preparatory program. The program is designed to help students improve their English proficiency in academic knowledge and skills in specific subject content areas. In conjunction with daily instruction in English reading, writing, comprehension, and vocabulary skills; the program emphasizes higher level academic language proficiency in critical thinking and analytical reading and writing skills. Small class sizes and individual tutoring foster ready progress in students’ individual language abilities. Courses include: English I Shelter & English II Shelter (CREDIT: UC approved courses; each counts as 1 year of English credit), Academic Seminar, and Language Lab

ADVANCED PLACEMENT AND HONORS WEIGHTED COURSES

• AP Biology
• AP Calculus AB
• AP Calculus BC
• AP Chemistry
• AP English Language
• AP English Literature
• Honors American Sign Language

• AP European History
• AP Government
• AP Spanish
• AP Studio Art
• AP U.S. History
• Honors Advanced Math

COLLEGE ADMISSION

International students from the classes of 2008-2011 were accepted to the colleges and universities listed below.

Arizona State University
Biola University
Boston University
California Baptist University
College of Mt St Vincent
Colorado School of Mines
Cornell University
Emory University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Tech
Indiana University
New York University

Northern Arizona University
Pennsylvania State University
Purdue University
State University of New York at Albany
Stony Brook University SUNY, Binghamton
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Merced
University of California, Riverside

University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne
University of Minnesota
University of Pittsburgh
University of Wisconsin
Vanderbilt University
Wake Forest University