Admissions Process for Boarding Students

Boarding

Our family-style boarding facility, Besant House, provides a warm and friendly home for 15 – 18 American and International high school students. Students interested in the residential program can complete the online application.  

Begin your online application

International Students

Approximately 20% of Oak Grove High School’s student population is international. Most of these students reside in Besant House, our family-style boarding facility. Our teachers, dorm staff, and courses support full immersion into an American education system. If you are an international student in grades 9 through 12 interested in applying, please complete the following steps below:

Apply Online

 Begin your online application

Transcripts and Teacher Evaluation Forms

Teacher evaluation forms are to be completed by your current school. These forms are available upon initiation of your application. They can be returned to Oak Grove School electronically, by fax, or by mail.

  • Transcripts
  • Math Teacher Evaluation
  • English Teacher Evaluation

Testing Requirements

Students who speak English as a second language will require a TOEFL score. While there is no minimum score requirement, a score of 70 or higher is recommended for a student to succeed and thrive within our program. The SSAT is recommended but not required for admission.

  • TOEFL (Required)
  • SSAT (Recommended)

TOEFL Code: 1915

Student and Parent Interviews

We strongly encourage an in-person meeting and tour of our campus. If a student visit is not possible, a Skype interview will be scheduled for both the applicant and the parents with the Oak Grove Head of School, the Admissions Director and/or the Secondary School Director.

Please schedule ONE of the following interview options:

  • Skype or FaceTime
  • In Person Campus Tour

For our international students from China who cannot interview in-person, please click below to begin your interview with Vericant:


Additional Documentation

As an international student, some additional documentation is needed to support your enrollment. Oak Grove provides health insurance and an I-20 for all international students.

  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of VISA
  • Proof of financial means to support the student while in the United States (i.e. certificate of deposit from an international bank).

Begin the application process. If you have any questions, we’re happy to assist you.