Redlands Adventist Academy offers a well-rounded and Christ-centered educational experience to international students who wish to be a part of the best secondary learning community in the heart of Southern California. Students attending from abroad are given the opportunity to learn and grow through Christ-centered academics on campus as well as experiencing the cultural and natural bounty that California offers. The education and experiences that students gain at RAA will last a lifetime.
How to apply
1. FACTS SIS & Online Foreign Student Applications
- To begin the International Admissions process click here to “Create an Account.” Then log in to your account and “Create A New Student Application” for your child. You will have the flexibility to log in and out of your account while you work on your application.
- Fill out the Foreign Student Application and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Submit application
- A non-refundable application fee of $350 is required to submit the application.
- The application process to receive the final acceptance and I-20 must be completed by June.
3. Send required documents
Email the following to email@example.com:
- Translated transcripts (AERC is the required Corporation-www.aerc-eval.com a detailed report is required)
- Immunization records from birth
- Physical and Tuberculosis test
- Completed recommendation form from a current school teacher, school counselor, or school principal
- TOEFL or iTEP test scores
4. Financial Clearance
International students are charged the international tuition rate which must be paid in advance, prior to the issuance of the I-20 visa.
5. Get accepted
After all the documents have been received, the student's application will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee for official acceptance. Student acceptance will be based on grades, recommendations, TOEFL or iTEP score, and Skype interview. If the student is accepted, the I-20 will be issued after the tuition for the year has been paid in full.
In compliance with California state laws, medical and immunization information and TB test results must be completed and returned to the office before the student can be considered for acceptance. RAA requires a physical examination. Immunization records must be in writing and signed by a physician. The following immunizations are required by California State Law:
- MMR (mumps, measles, and rubella)
- DPT series since birth (diphtheria, pertussis/whooping cough, and tetanus)
- Tdap or DPT booster given on or after 7th birthday (students entering 7th through 12th grade)
- Salk or Sabin polio vaccine series since birth
- A current tuberculosis clearance (TB skin test or chest X-ray)
- Varicella (or has had the Chicken Pox disease)
- Hepatitis (series of three)