International Program

Waldorf School of the Peninsula’s international program prepares students from around the world to succeed in college and in life. International students achieve fluency in English, gain a strong academic background and develop an understanding of American culture.

International students are welcome to apply for grades 9, 10, or 11, where curriculum, faculty, staff and our homestay program will support them. The middle school (grades 6-8) is designed for local students only. International students applying to the middle school should speak and write English fluently and live with an appropriate family member near WSP. See our Elementary & Middle School Admissions Page for more information.

Below are the steps of the International Program admission process for High School.
1. Complete our Online Application Form
2. The non-refundable $100 application fee payable through our secure link here.
Please print & complete all forms, below, and mail to:
WSP HS Admissions
180 N. Rengstorff Avenue
Mountain View CA 94043
3. Student Questionnaire
4. Transcript Release
5. English Teacher Recommendation
6. Math Teacher Recommendation
7. Principal/Counselor Recommendation 
8. For the 2016-17 School Year, the following minimum TOEFL scores (PBT and iBT), IELTS and iTEP will be used to determine eligibility:

GRADE TOEFL Jr. TOEFL IELTS iTEP
9th 750 60 5.5 3.5
10th 780 70 6 3.7
11th 820 80 6.5 3.9

If a student is unable to take one of the tests above, he/she should submit any other test scores that are available (Cambridge CEFR, etc). In such a case, it may not be possible to guarantee grade placement until the student arrives and takes a placement test administered by Waldorf School of the Peninsula.

Application Submission

For the 2017.2018 school year, please complete the application steps above, by January 16, 2017. We will accept completed applications as early as December 16, 2016. Please be sure to sign, date and provide a stamped and addressed envelope for all forms turned into your current school, and please allow ample time for these forms to be processed and sent to us.

WSP has openings for current year enrollment. Please complete the application steps above as soon as possible and contact Audrey Lee, High School Admissions Director at 650.417.7605 or hsadmissions@waldorfpeninsula.org.

Optional Visit and Interview

We invite you to visit our campus and experience WSP’s classes and campus for yourself, however campus visits and interviews are not required for international students. We will contact you if it is possible for us to interview you remotely. If you are able to come to campus, visits can be arranged anytime during the school year is in session beginning in late September each year. To schedule a visit, call 650-417-7605 or email hsadmissions@waldorfpeninsula.org.

Assessments and Interviews

We will contact you to schedule a skype interview for the student applicant and the parents. This interview will be conducted by high school faculty members.

Acceptance and Decision Letters

An acceptance notification regarding current year admissions will be communicated within two weeks of interviews.

Enrollment Contract

Signed contracts, together with the non-refundable $1500 enrollment deposit, must be returned within one week of receipt.