International Admissions: OTHER countries

Welcome international applicants! Thank you for your interest in Mater Dei High School.  Mater Dei High School accepts applications from international applicants applying for grades 9*, 10 or 11.  We do not consider international applicants applying for grade 12. 

*If you are an international student in 8th grade and are currently studying locally in Orange County, please be sure to take the entrance exam. Pre-registration is necessary and can be done HERE.

Applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now available. 

If you wish to have your student considered for admission for Fall 2020, a completed packet must be received by June 30, 2020. 

The online application will include the following required items (all paperwork must be translated into English by the school or a certified translator):




9th & 10th

score of 71+ preferred

score of 6+ preferred


score of 76+ preferred

score of 6.5+ preferred

  • International Student Information Sheet
  • Application/Processing Fee
  • 7th, 8th, all high school and most recent grade's unofficial transcript
    • Transcripts must be translated into English by the school or a certified translator
    • Transcripts should provide US grade equivalency conversion and/or percentage conversion
  • E-recommendation Letter
  • Copy of Passport
  • I-134 Affidavit of Support
  • Parent Letter
  • Student Letter
  • California Immunization Records
    • Must include TB screening and Tdap booster
  • Interview (in-person or Skype) - once application is complete and reviewed
Mater Dei High School issues the I-20 form only AFTER the student has been accepted, registered and paid the registration fee.

Thank you again for your interest in Mater Dei High School. It is our sincerest hope that you and your child become a part of the Mater Dei family next year.