Peoria Christian School is an approved SEVIS school authorized to enroll non-immigrant students who require an I-20 for residency.  PCS has an extensive background in preparing international students for the rigor of higher education.  Our average ACT score for the 2017-18 school year was 25.8.  Please refer to our school profile for a more detailed description of our school statistics, grade point scale, graduation requirements, and universities attended after graduation.  Peoria Christian offers unique host family homestay options for our international students that provide students with social and emotional support throughout the school year.  


PCS tuition includes transportation to/from local airports, an orientation with host family at school, transportation for monthly cultural activities, supervised study sessions with certified teachers, guidance for 4 year course selection, multiple AP offerings, and oversight by a PCS International Student Director which includes communication with agencies and parents. ESL class is mandatory for all first year students at an additional cost. ESL is offered on an as needed basis after freshman year.  


Quick Guide for Application Process:  

  • Fill out the online Application for Admissions. Choose the International Program and attach requested documents.

  • Send the Math Recommendation Form and the English Teacher Recommendation Form to the appropriate people and ask them to place the completed forms in a sealed envelope. Submit them to the school.

  • Obtain academic records, including official transcripts, in sealed envelopes and submit them to the school.

  • Upload a photocopy of the student’s passport and current photo with the online application.

  • Upload standardized test results with the online application.

  • Submit and forward all of the above paperwork to Peoria Christian School, along with the required application fee of $200. This fee may be paid online with the application, by certified check or wired directly to the school’s bank. Wiring instructions are included below.

Please Contact Mrs. Jamie Bennington, International Student Director, at jbennington@peoriachristian.org or 309.339.5486 If you have any questions or for more information.