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Foreign Exchange Student Program

Given the current situation with COVID-19, and with so much uncertainty for our schools regarding classes in the fall, DPS has made the difficult decision that we will not be accepting foreign exchange students for the 2020-2021 school year.

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Please check back or email ForeignExchange@dpsk12.org for more information regarding our Foreign Exchange program for the following school year.

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Students who are interested in our program may be eligible to attend one of our high schools if all the following applies:

  • Student will be entering either 10th or 11th grade, and will attend one or two semesters only.
  • Student must be under 18 years of age when starting school year/semester.
  • Student MUST be proficient in English.

Required Documentation:

  • Translated transcript of student grades (student must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average)
  • Student profile (detailed information about the student, legal full name, current address, date of birth, city of birth, country of birth, grade entering the US)
  • Letter of application (personal handwritten letter from student as to why he/she would like to attend school at DPS)
  • Birth certificate or passport
  • Immunization records
  • Medical insurance (the student’s current health insurance must include coverage in the United States for the duration of status or the host parent must add the student to their coverage as a temporary dependent)

Students applying with an F-1 Visa: