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How to Apply

Students may apply to enter 9th or 10th grade.

St. Mary's is authorized to issue I-20's to international students, so that students can apply for an F-1 Student Visa.

International students must submit all of the required information, including a bank verified financial statement. Please follow the steps below.

For questions relating to our academic program or student life, please contact Ronda Sheffield, Director of International Admissions (rsheffield@smschool.us). 

Students from China

Please contact admissions@thecambridgeinstitute.org to apply

Students From Other Countries

Application Steps

Download our Application Procedure for a PDF version of the information below.

Step 1- Fill out the online application

Step 2 -Submit two letters of recommendation

Step 3 -Submit Official Transcripts

We ask that you include the last two years of grade reports, translated into English, including any testing results with your application. 

Step 4 - Submit Official TOEFL Testing Score Report

We require a TOEFL score of 70 for admission to 10th grade. We strongly recommend submitting the TOEFL score for 9th grade. Because St. Mary's has a rigorous academic curriculum, students need strong English skills to succeed. These tests give the admission's committee an accurate view of the student's English skills. For more information on TOEFL testing or to schedule a test date, please go to www.ets.org. When submitting scores please use the St. Mary's School TOEFL code 6262.

Step 6 -Submit Form I-134     

In order to issue an I-20 form, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement requires that all parents of applicants submit proof of their ability to support their child's studies. Please print this form, fill it out, scan it and email it to Ms. Sheffield (rsheffield@smschool.us).

Step 7 - Schedule an Admission Interview

When you have submitted your complete application to the Admission Office, you will be contacted for an interview. Admission interviews generally take about 20 minutes and are an informal, “get-to-know-you” time in which we will also look for English proficiency. International students may conduct the interview over Skype.

Step 8 - F-1 Visa Transfer for Students Already in the U.S.

If you are transferring from another school in the U.S. and already have a F-1 Visa, please sign the top portion of the International Student Transfer Form and submit it with your application.

Please submit all materials to Ms. Ronda Sheffield, Director of International Admissions (rsheffield@smschool.us).


Application Dates

Parents may submit the application with the $160 application fee after September 15th. Applications, including the family interview, must be completed by February 15th.  After February 15th any remaining openings will be filled on a rolling admission basis.


After February 15 any remaining openings will be filled on a rolling admission basis. For these applications, the Admission Committee will mail decisions within two weeks of the interview.

If you have any questions, please contact Ms Ronda Sheffield, Director of International Admissions (rsheffield@smschool.us).

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