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International Students

Christian Heritage School welcomes international students to grades 7-12 (ages 12 to 18) who desire to have a college-preparatory, Biblically-based education. We hope the following information will help you to understand our program and the requirements needed to apply, be accepted, and enroll at CHS.

Applying to Christian Heritage School
            Copy of applicant’s passport title page
            Copy of bank statement (proof of funds)
            Copy of academic records for the last 3 years
            Teacher recommendation
            Test results from one of the following (within the past 6 months):
                TOEFL, TOEFL Jr., iTEP SLATE, ELTiS, or IELTS
Enrolling at Christian Heritage School
If accepted, the student will receive an acceptance letter with enrollment instructions.  In order to reserve a space, the following must be received:
Once the required enrollment items are received, original documents and an I-20 will be express mailed to the accepted student's family.
The balance of the tuition is due approximately 3 weeks after the I-20 is issued.
Home stay assignments will be sent to accepted and enrolled students by mid-July.
Tuition and Fees for International Student Program

International Student Program Fees include: tuition, host family fees (room & board),books, iPad lease & insurance fees (for high school students), health insurance, medical exam, annual college visit trip, daily school lunches, overnight retreat and class trip, transportation to and from the airport, and orientation.

Program Fees for the 2021-22 School Year
High School - $49,500
Middle School - $43,500
Lower School - $34,100
If ESL/English Lab is required, there is an additional fee of $2,000.
(Must score 80 or higher on the TOEFL to opt out of English Lab)
Summer Reading
New International students are not required to complete summer reading assignments unless they are entering 11th or 12th grades and taking a college-level class.
Visits from Family

We love to meet our students' parents and families! If you are planning a visit to the U.S., please let us know so that we can meet you in person. Since public transportation is limited in the Trumbull area, it is suggested that you rent a car for your visit. Below are some hotel recommendations in the area:

Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway (6 minutes from CHS)
Hampton Inn Shelton (8 minutes from CHS)
Courtyard Marriott Shelton (8 minutes from CHS)
Hyatt House Shelton (10 minutes from CHS)





TOEFL code for CHS: 3555


Minimum TOEFL Scores required:

Applicants for 7 - 8th - 30

(or 620 on TOEFL Jr)

Applicants for 9th - 50

Applicants for 10th - 60

Applicants for 11th - 70

Applicants for 12th - 80