International Student Application

RRSS international student admissions is very selective based on student’s academic record, English proficiency, and willingness to participate in the wide range of co-curricular offerings.

Most openings will be in grade 9, with grades 10 and 11 applications considered for a wait list. Applications are only considered for full academic years, beginning in August of each year.


  • Academically motivated and successful (minimum of 70% overall score or 2.5 GPA)
  • Prepared for full immersion classes taught in English
  • Desire to be involved in curricular and co-curricular activities
  • Emotionally and socially mature
  • Representative of a variety of countries
  • Respectful of world cultures and values



Students currently living in the U.S. must progress to the next year of school. For example, students studying in grade 9 while living in the U.S. must apply for grade 10 the following year.

Students currently living in a country outside of the U.S. may choose to repeat a school grade to allow for adjustment in English immersion and western education. For example, students currently living in China and enrolled in grade 9 may choose to apply for grade 9 or 10.


In order to secure enrollment for each academic year, tuition and fees, homestay payment, and ancillary reserve must be paid in full upon acceptance.

  • The tuition and fees for the 2022-2023 school year are as follows:
  • Application Fee: $100 (Non-refundable)
  • Upon acceptance, a $200 non-refundable fee is due prior to the issuing of an I-20 visa.
  • Student Tuition: $25,500
  • International Student Tuition includes registration fee and I-20 fee as appropriate.
  • International Student Insurance is required for I-20 Students: $1,250 for 10 months   
  • eTextbooks: $250-350  (actual cost varies based on classes taken)


I-20 Application Checklist

The following items are REQUIRED and MUST be submitted for your application to be complete. 

1.       ONLINE APPLICATION: Submit the Application (parent form & student form), and make application payment. 

2.       REFERENCES: Submit the following reference forms to the appropriate people at the student's current school:

3.       TRANSCRIPT: Submit the Transcript Request Form to the student's current school (click link to open the PDF form). Note: Transcripts must be translated to English and be sent directly from the school.  School transcripts must include the school seal.

4.       CURRENT GRADES: If applying during a school year, applicants must submit their current grades in addition to their transcript (step 4 above).

5.       PASSPORT: Submit a copy of student's passport.

6.       PARENT PASSPORT: Submit a copy of each parent's passport. If parents do not have a passports, submit a clear photo of each parent.

7.       PHOTO: Submit a recent photo of the student.

8.       IMMUNIZATIONS: Submit a copy of the student's immunization record.

9.       INTERVIEW: When all documents have been received by the Admission Office, a personal interview will be scheduled with the Director of Admission and/or the Principal using SKYPE technology.