Thank you for your interest in Linfield Christian School. Our International Program is currently at capacity for the 2016-2017 school year; therefore, we are no longer accepting applications. The admission cycle for 2017-2018 begins November 1.  Linfield Christian School welcomes diploma-seeking F-1 international students. Recent international students have attended Linfield from South Korea, Germany, China, and Vietnam.

Mission & Purpose

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.

Christian Worldview

Students are taught a Christian worldview and are given character development opportunities from participation in bible courses, weekly chapels, and missions & community service outreaches.

Contact Information

Director of International Program – Gay Bennett

Learn more about Linfield’s International Program

Meet Chinese international student Quinn Wen and learn about the impact Linfield has had on his life.

Membership & 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, something that is imperative for success in our 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 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


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