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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.

Student Information System

As a private Catholic school, we are authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant students. We issue I-20 student visas to highly qualified students interested in studying in the United States and who are committed to advancing themselves in a Catholic college preparatory community. 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 Bryce Weiglin at (562) 920-1734 ext. 300.


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How To Apply

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


Director of International Admissions

Bryce Weiglin


Phone Numbers:
School: (562) 920-1734 ext. 300


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Student Journey Video

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