International Student Admission

We are so excited to have international students from all over the world attend Faith Lutheran.  We value the unique perspectives that the students bring and how it enriches our community here at our school and in Las Vegas.  It is our goal to provide our international students with a supportive and holistic learning environment that prepares them for whatever the future holds.  Faith Lutheran offers over 50 different Honors and Advanced Placement courses as well as opportunities in athletics, fine arts, and clubs and organizations.  With the support of our International Student Director, Mr. Alex Klenz, students are guided through the high school experience in a personal and caring way. Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Faith Family!  Our office is here to serve you and help you see if our school is the right fit for you.

Faith Lutheran only accepts International Student applications for 6th-11th grade.  Since ESL courses are not offered through our program, students must be proficient in English at the time of admission.  This is determined by reviewing student transcripts, recommendation forms, and English Proficiency test scores (see information below).  Faith Lutheran does not offer on-campus boarding services and does not accept Spring admissions for international students. For questions, please email Mr. Alex Klenz at or call 702-804-4400 x. 2128.  

International Admissions Faculty

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    Alex Klenz 

Application Process

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    Create an account with Crusader Connect by clicking here.  Complete the International student application.  The $50 application fee is waived during the month of October.  After submitting your application, please log back into this account -- an Admissions Checklist will be available within 48 hours listing the remaining requirements of the application process.  Please check your Parent portal often.  Please note that this application is for the 2021/2022 school year only.  

    Gather documents such as the birth certificate, immunization records, copy of most recent transcripts for the past three years, and test scores (all documents must be translated and notarized if applicable).  Send Faith provided recommendation forms to administrators and teachers from checklist.

    Admissions Testing will be required at the discretion of the Admissions Team. Typically a student with Ds or Fs on the transcript will be required to take an entrance exam. A Math Placement Exam is required and will be emailed to students out of the country.  The prospective family will be notified about required testing once a transcript is submitted.

    One of the following English Proficiency Testing must be submitted:

    1. TOEFL iBT- minimum score of 60 or higher 
    2. TOEFL Jr- minimum score of 700 for MS and 780 for HS
    3. iTEP Slate- minimum score of 3.7 or higher
    4. Duolingo English Test- minimum of 55 for MS and 85 for HS
    High School students should be at the CEFR B2 level, approaching B1 or higher.  Middle School students should be approaching B2 in all categories, but especially in Reading.  Please contact Alex Klenz at in International Admissions if your student has a lower score.  

    Once the application/supporting documents are submitted and testing is complete and graded, the admissions office will contact families to schedule an interview with the prospective student.

    An interview will not be extended unless all required documents and testing has been completed.

    Video interviews are scheduled for out of state/out of country applicants and can be done via Zoom, WeChat, Facetime, or Google Meets.

    An admissions decision will be posted on your Crusader Connect account Decision tab. Accepted applicants will electronically sign and submit the Enrollment Contract ($1000 registration and activity fee).

    Once the Contract and fees have been processed, an I-20 document will be issued to the student for the visa application.  

Requirements, Tuition & Fees

Once an admissions decision has been made and the student has been enrolled the following will be required:
  1. Student & Parent/Guardian meeting with a Faith Lutheran representative or host family household visit
  2. Parent/Guardian Agreement Form
  3. Certificate of Bank Balance
  4. Student attendance at mandatory International Student Orientation held in August
$50.00 Application Fee

$1,000 Registration and Activity Fee (due at enrollment, for detailed list of activity fee please see the Financial Policies link).

Tuition 2020-2021 School Year:
  1. Annual: $13,150
  2. International Student Fee: $1000-$3,700 dependent on level of applicant
Payments are due July-April according to the family’s chosen payment plan (annual, semester, or monthly).  Tuition and fees are subject to change each year.

Textbook and Uniform Fees: Families are responsible for purchasing textbooks each year. Book fees vary and are typically dependent on the student’s grade level and individual class selection.  Uniforms can be purchased through The Shield located on campus and The Faith Lutheran Thrift Store.