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Peninsula Catholic High School provides opportunities for students from all over the world. Primarily students from China and Korea as well as other countries have chosen Peninsula Catholic as their four-year-high school experience. International students have many options when choosing their stay in the US.

At PC international students are fully integrated into the student community. They follow the PC curriculum and dress code and participate fully in extracurricular activities and athletics. International students have the full advantage of working with counselors, faculty, and staff members to help them acclimate to life and school in the US. 

Peninsula Catholic also offers two unique programs, ESL and Introduction to Catholicism. ESL classes consist of a three-tier system based on skill level and are separated into two sections: academic ESL and social ESL. Intro to Catholicism teaches the basics of what will be taught in theology classes. Students will be guided in exploring the Catholic faith, as well as its origin, structure, and mission. This course is designed to help students transition and gain a better understanding of faith-based education. 

The international requirements for admission to Peninsula Catholic for grades 8-12 are the following:     
Completed Application Form     
Records/Transcripts (GPA 3.0 or above)  
Test Scores   
TOEFL (65+)     
TOEFL Junior (780+)     
Three Completed Recommendations     
English Teacher     
Principal/Guidance Counselor     
Math/Science Teacher  

​​​For more information or questions about the admissions process, please contact Abella Padilla, Director of Enrollment.

Local Agencies

Joann Boyce, MS
Global Program Coordinator


Maxine Williams
Local Representative
Nacel Open Door