International Students


Hilton Head Preparatory School welcomes students from around the world to our beautiful campus, which is ideally situated on a renowned resort island off the coast of South Carolina, just minutes away from the Atlantic Ocean. At Hilton Head Prep, we offer an award-winning team of educators, a rigorous college-prep curriculum, and an extensive array of athletic teams, performing and visual arts, community service opportunities and co-curricular activities.

Application Process

Hilton Head Prep is registered with SEVIS, the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System and is authorized to issue I-20s to international students so that they may acquire an F-1 Visa. In addition to the regular online application for admission, international students must submit a SLEP or TOEFL score, conduct a Skype interview with one of our admissions staff, and submit copies of a passport and bank-verified financial statement.

International Student Applicants

Our community is comprised of students from all over the world. If you are interested in applying to Hilton Head Prep, please download the International Student Handbook, which provides step-by-step instructions for submitting an application.

Intensive English Program

One of the goals at Prep is to give students the opportunity to proceed through the Intensive English Program at the appropriate pace, transition from level to level smoothly, and experience American Culture. At Prep we take great care in placing our students in the proper level of our Intensive English Program. Upon arrival all new students are tested using the Secondary Level Assessment Test of English (SLATE). Based on the student’s SLATE score they will be placed in Level I, II, or III. Level I is for the student with minimal English skills, Level II is for the intermediate student, and Level III is for the student who has advanced skills and is almost ready to be in mainstream English classes. Prep provides many opportunities for students to practice and improve their English language skills through our activities, teams, clubs, fine arts programs, weekend trips etc. We provide the opportunity and strongly encourage students to read in English, watch movies in English, and speak in English.Hilton Head Prep offers ESL support during the school day for international students.

Click HERE for more information on our Intensive English Curriculum Guide.

Housing

Boarding House 1

This home offers a large open social, dining and kitchen area with 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. This house also offers a nice sized balcony overlooking the private pool and deck area.

Boarding House 2

This beautiful home has 3 kitchens, 3 living rooms, and 9 bedrooms, 8 with a private bath. This is an all-boys residential home. The screened porch overlooks a grilling and recreation area. A short walk takes you to the pristine South Forest Beach. This house is located within .6 miles of the Hilton Head Preparatory School Campus and is a short distance away from shopping and dining amenities.

Boarding House 3

This home has 4 bedrooms 4 bathrooms with most of the same amenities as the larger house. It has two balconies, one accessible through the living area and the other a private balcony accessible through the largest bedroom. Just outside the one car garage, which is perfect for bicycles and other sports gear, is the pool and deck area.

Questions?

Please email Director of Campus Life, Mike Foley, or call directly at 843-715-8552.

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