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International Students

St. John Bosco believes that the dialogue that comes with students from around the world enriches all of us, and we welcome the learning and growth International Students bring to our campus.

St. John Bosco High School (SJB) is a top rated, private, all-boys, college preparatory Catholic school located in Los Angeles, CA. For more than 80 years, SJB has been dedicated to forming young men of purpose focused on intellect, leadership and citizenship. Our educators strive to instill within their students a work ethic based on mutual trust, confidence, respect and collaboration. St. John Bosco is currently issuing I-20s, required for Student Visas.

Before You Apply

St. John Bosco High School strongly encourages entry into the 9th or 10th grade for international students. Exceptions are made on occasion for well qualified students interested in other grades. Please inquire for more information. For questions, contact the International Student Office

Take a Virtual Tour

We invite you to take a virtual tour of our 36-acre campus by exploring our Interactive Campus Map. To select subtitles in your language, click the gear icon to access the video settings. Discover our 6 Academic Pathways, learn about our Visual and Performing Arts Department, and take a peek inside our Robotics Lab, Computer Lab, athletics facilities and more!

Interactive Campus Map

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Course Catalog

AP Courses


How To Apply

Follow the steps below to apply to St. John Bosco High School.
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Tuition & Scholarships

Academic Guidance

Download the document below to learn more about:

  1. High School Graduation Requirements and College Entrance Requirements
  2. Example 4-Year High School Plan
  3. Extracurricular Activities
  4. College Admissions Guidance
  5. College Planning Checklist (Grades 9-12)

Academic Guidance

F-1 Visa Interview

When applying for your F-1 Student Visa, you will have to do an interview at the United States Consulate or Embassy in your country.  It is important to prepare for your interview in advance.  Download the document below to learn more about:

  1. Interview Questions
  2. Documents to Bring
  3. How to Dress

F-1 Visa Interview 

Student Testimonials

With the goal of attending top-ranked universities after graduating, these international students chose to study at St. John Bosco High School for their secondary education. Hear about their experiences and learn more about what it’s like to be a Brave.



With 96% of our students continuing their education after graduating, our Braves will be going on to study
at the best colleges and universities across the nation.

Contact Us

International Student Office
Bryce Weiglin, Director of International Admissions
Residential Services


On Niche, St. John Bosco High School currently has an overall grade of A+. 

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The Student Journey

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