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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.  (This timeline is not yet updated on the school's website)
Links to Policy and Procedure 3142:

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 in February for the following school year. The deadline for submitting pre-enrollment applications for a fall placement is June 1. A committee will review applications and select three students for the next school year by June 17th . All prospective Foreign Exchange students must apply and be approved prior to enrollment.

Timeline for Submission

Begin Accepting Applications

January 15

Deadline for application submission

March 1

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 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.