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Day Schools
Oak International, looking to provide the best opportunities to satisfy the student’s needs, is proud to introduce the “Day school program”, in which foreign students do a school year in Catholic private schools in the United States, while living with North American families. The studies are certified in the United States and validated by the country of origin.

Hostess families:
Day School is an authentic experience of the North American culture because foreign students, besides practicing English at school and extra-curricular activities, live it in a natural and spontaneous way in the time they share with the hostess family. The periods of leisure, such as weekends and holidays, are privileged moments to share with them. In this way, the student not only learns English, but also receives the cultural richness and the most important traditions that a typical family lives in the United States.

Hostess families are carefully selected according to the profile specified by the natural family. Besides academic and school responsibilities, the student will have responsibilities and house tasks assigned by the hostess family according to the student’s age, as he would have in his own house, as a way to strengthen the habits of responsibility and family cooperation.

Students live ruled by a behavior code in school and with the hostess family, supervised by local coordinators.

The schools offered by the Day School program are sponsored by the Legion of Christ, whose mission is to educate the integral man (mind, body, and spirit). At the moment, the following schools are available in this program:

School Location Enrolled students (school size Grades available for Day School
Pinecrest Academy

Cumming, Georgia

450 students

9th. – 11 th.

Everest Academy

Clarkston, Michigan

450 students

9th. – 11 th.

Highlands School

Irving, Texas

470 students

9th. – 11 th.


Knowing that every student needs to develop all the aspects of his personality and that intellectual and athletic abilities are ingredients that develop his maturity, each school offers an extent list of extra-curricular activities in which the student explores and participates in activities such as drama, journalism club, and American football, helping him discover his social, intellectual, athletic, artistic and leadership qualities in a stimulating and competitive environment.

The requirements to participate in the Day School Program are:
1. GPA above 8.5 or equivalent
2. Good behavior
3. Good English level (SLEP Test)

Candidates follow an admission process guided by a local Oak International promoter.

Admission of an applicant remains a decision of the receiving school. The school’s committee grants the acceptance and mails the documents that are necessary for the student’s visa (I-20).

To begin the admission process for the Day School program, send an e-mail to or contact a representative in your city.

The price includes:
- Tuition
- Living for a school period with a family
- Medical and accidents insurance

The annual course has a price of $34,750 USD (approximately). To be registered in the
program you must make a down payment of $2,000 USD.
Local service fee can be added on it 


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