International Students

Welcome to Turlock Christian Schools

Turlock Christian Schools (TCS) serves many students in grades K-12 who are located in the Turlock area, 90 miles south of Sacramento and 90 miles east of San Francisco. TCS currently has four Turlock campuses: Turlock Christian Elementary, two Turlock Christian Preschool locations and Turlock Christian Junior High & High School (located on the same campus in a 7-12th grade setting). TCS is home to over 40 students from around the world including China, Korea, and Mexico. TCS is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students and issue I-20 documents.

We have maintained our identity through the years as an interdenominational Christ-centered school that now serves many families throughout the Turlock area and Stanislaus County, representing more than 20 churches.

International Programming

Turlock Christian School's international program includes the following:

  • A safe, balanced and inclusive school
  • Quality education in a Christ-centered environment
  • College preparation program,
  • Assistance with TOEFL, PSAT, SAT, and ACT testing
  • Advanced Placement courses
  • ESL courses to achieve fluency in the English language
  • ESL courses in learning the Bible and basic understanding of the Christian faith
  • Designated instructors, counselors, and director to assist students
  • 100% graduation rate, high success rate in acceptance into many excellent colleges and universities
  • team sports
  • Caring host families

Application Process

I-20 & T-1 Visa Information

Health Insurance Information

Homestay Arrangements

For more information on our International Program, please contact our International Director, Steve Doerksen at (209) 427-2728 or at

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