• CHS Foreign Exchange Student Information

    Important Updated information:
    • We now accept up to six international exchange students annually.  
    • Updated timelines: We will begin to accept Pre-enrollment applications for Fall 2019 on January 15, 2019. Applications are due by March 1 with notification by May 1 for approval.  
    Links to Policy and Procedure 3142:

    *****Foreign Exchange Student Applications for the 2018-19 school year


    University Place School District (UPSD) accepts Foreign Exchange students based on established policy and procedure which dictate acceptance requirements for sponsoring organizations. 


    The UPSD Pre-enrollment Informational Sheet for prospective foreign exchange students can be found on the left side of this screen.  This pre-enrollment sheet is for your information only. 

    Curtis High School has openings for six exchange students per year. 


    “Approved" organizations wishing to sponsor students may begin submitting applications to Curtis High School on January 15 for the following school year. The deadline for submitting pre-enrollment applications for a fall placement is March 1.  A committee will review applications and select three students for the next school year by the end of March .  All prospective Foreign Exchange students must apply and be approved prior to enrollment. 


    Timeline for Submission

    Begin Accepting Applications

    January 15, 2019

    Deadline for application submission

    March 1, 2019

    Notification of Acceptance or Denial

    March 2019


    The Curtis High School Foreign Exchange Student pre-enrollment application can be found HERE.


    Completed pre-enrollment applications must be mailed to:

    Curtis High School

    ATTN: Foreign Exchange Student Committee

    8425 40th St. W

    University Place, WA 98466



    Students in the United States as visitors (B1/B2 visa status) may not enroll in the public schools.