Admissions Requirements

Students who do not have a US Birth Certificate or US Passport are welcome to study at SMCHS as an International Student. This includes students with a Green Card, F, E, L, H or other non-immigrant visa that allows students to study for credit in the US. Please note, our program does not accept J1 applicants.

Use the drop down items below to learn more about application requirements for international students.

Application Process

Step 1

Online Application

The first step to applying to Santa Margarita Catholic High School is to complete an online application. This is done by creating an account and logging in to your Personal Admissions Page.


Step 2

Interviews and Examinations

Once the application is complete and reviewed by our Admissions Committee, an interview and English Language Assessment will be scheduled by the International Student Admissions Director.

Step 3

Application Acceptance & I-20 Application