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International Exchange 2024/2025


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

The UPSD Pre-enrollment Informational Sheet for prospective International Exchange students can be found below the Timeline for Submission. This pre-enrollment sheet should be included with the full application.

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 beginning January 15th, 2024 for the 2024-2025 school year. The priority deadline for submitting pre-enrollment applications for a fall placement is April 1st and final deadline is April 15th. A committee will review applications and select students for the next school year before May 1st. All prospective International Exchange students must apply and be approved prior to enrollment.

Timeline for Submission

Begin Accepting Applications

January 15 

Priority Deadline for Application Submissions

March 1 

Final Deadline for Application Submission

March 31 

Notification of Acceptance or Denial

May 1 

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

Completed pre-enrollment applications with all required attachments must be e-mailed to:

Incomplete applications will *not* be accepted.

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

Links to Policy and Procedure 3142:

Policy 3142

Procedure 3142