International Student Admissions
Bayshore Christian School is a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school and is eligible to enroll F-1 students in the United States.
Interested international applicants should complete the online application for admissions by the following dates:
►For fall term (August enrollment), applications must be submitted between January 1 and May 1
►For spring term (January enrollment), applications must be submitted between January 1 and October 1.
Homestay for International Students
Please note that Bayshore Christian School does not provide homestay assistance to international students. We partner with StudentRoomStay which works with families to find host parents in and around the Tampa Bay area. Please visit this page to apply for their homestay program!
Families who have a legal guardian in our area can complete THIS FORM to indicate their housing arrangements. (Please note, you must also complete the required documents to make the legal guardianship official. The form linked above is specifically for use by Bayshore Christian School and does not formalize your student's legal guardianship.)
These items will be uploaded with your student's online application:
►Clear, visible copy of passport.
►Report cards, schedules, and applicable testing information.
►Notarized bank letter (notarized within same bank institution) stating that $24,000 USD is available in the parent's account.
►TOEFL Scores - Visit the TOEFL website for information on the TOEFL test. Select “Schedule Your Test” and choose a testing or “at home” location.
Bayshore Christian School admits students of any race, sex, color, nationality, or ethnic origin and guarantees all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, nationality, or ethnic origin in administration, educational policies, athletics, and other school-administered programs.
Email or call us to discuss the international student admissions process.
Matti Valdivia, DSO
Director of Admissions
(813) 839-4297 ext. 346