International Student Program

International Student in Class
Ontario Christian Schools’ International Program provides international students (grades 7-12) a strong, college preparatory academic program and loving positive learning environment in order to build students a well-rounded educational experience.

International students who are admitted to Ontario Christian Schools enter a welcoming environment where 90% of the student body is comprised of local American students.

International Student in Class


Percentage of the Class of 2020 to attend higher learning after graduation.

College Prep

Our courses meet A-G requirements for four-year colleges and universities.


Students have access to 15 Advanced Placement and honors classes.

Safe & Welcoming

Positive, encouraging, and safe school atmosphere with friendly teaching staff and 24 hour security presence and monitoring on campus.


With a student-to-teacher ratio of 13 to one, our class sizes average 22-24 students.


Many athletic teams, extracurricular clubs, and activities for students to get involved.


Individual academic and college counseling and four year high school planning and course selection.


SAT/ACT scores are consistently above the California and National averages.


A thriving fine-arts program includes award-winning bands and choirs as well as instruction in visual and digital art.
We're committed to academic excellence and college preparation at Ontario Christian High School.

Academic Excellence

At Ontario Christian, we are committed to academic excellence and college preparation. We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and Christian Schools International (CSI). All college preparatory, AP and Honors courses have been approved by the University of California and California State University systems as meeting the A-G course pattern. Each class curriculum goes through a rigorous approval process that includes teachers and administrators.

Homestay Program

Our homestay families provide a safe and nurturing boarding option, giving your children ample opportunity to practice English daily. Each family is carefully screened and chosen by the school after thorough background checks, home visits, and an interview by the principal.

Homestay families provide a private bedroom, daily meals, transportation to/from school, and help arrange tutoring and social events. Additionally, orientation and ongoing support are provided for host families and students.

Students learn college preparatory curriculum taught from a Biblical perspective.

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College Bound

In the Class of 2020, 98% of students went on to higher education and received over $4 million in scholarships, grants, and financial aid for academic and athletic excellence. Historically, more than 95% of our graduates go on to attend a 4-year college.

Our high school program has prepared students to attend prestigious universities nation-wide.

*Denotes schools international students were admitted into

Arizona State University
Art Center College of Design
Art Institute of CA
Azusa Pacific University
Baylor University
Bethany College
Bethel College
Biola University
Boise State University
Boston University
Brown University
California Baptist University
CSU Chico
CSU Fullerton
CSU Humboldt
CSU Long Beach
CSU Los Angeles
CSU Maritime
CSU Monterey Bay
CSU Northridge
CSU Pomona*
CSU San Bernardino
CSU San Diego
CSU San Jose
CSU San Luis Obispo
CSU San Marcos
Calvin College
Case Western Reserve University
Claremont McKenna College
Colorado State University
Columbia University*
Concordia University
Concordia University-Portland
Corban University
Cornell University
Creighton University
Dordt College
Drexel University
Embry-Riddle University Prescott
Emory University*
George Fox University
Gonzaga University
Gordon College
Grace College
Grand Canyon University
Harding University
Holy Names University
Hope College
Hope International University
Johns Hopkins University
La Sierra University
LeTourneau University
Life Pacific College
Lindenwood College
Linfield College
Loyola Marymount University
Mount St. Mary’s University
New York University
Northern Arizona University
Northwestern College
Oregon State University
Pacific Lutheran University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Penn State University
Pepperdine University
Point Loma Nazarene University
Portland State University
Pratt Institute
Providence Christian College
San Diego Christian College
Seattle Pacific University
Simpson University
St. John’s University
SUNY Plattsburgh
Syracuse University
Texas Christian College
The Master’s College
Trinity Christian College
Trinity University
US Coast Guard Academy
US Military Academy
US Naval Academy
University of Alabama
UC Berkeley*
UC Davis
UC Irvine
UC Los Angeles*
UC Merced
UC San Diego*
UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Cruz
UC Riverside
University of La Verne
University of Montana Western
University of Nebraska Lincoln
University of Northern Colorado
University of Redlands
University of Rochester
University of Southern California*
University of the Pacific
University of Washington
Vanguard University
Virginia Military Institute
Warner Pacific University
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Westmont College
West Point Academy
Wheaton College
William Jessup University
York College

Knight Life

At Ontario Christian High School, we emphasize the development of students both academically and socially. Students have a wide array of extracurricular activities to choose from.

A Well-Rounded Experience

ASB provides a leadership opportunity for students at Ontario Christian High School

Leadership Opportunities

We provide many options for students to grow as leaders through ASB, National Honor Society, California Student Federation, Peer Counseling, and more!
Scuba club explores off of the coast of Catalina Island

Clubs and Activities

Whether it’s resting your case with the award-winning Mock Trial team, visiting renowned museums and galleries with the Art Club, or exploring marine life on a dive with the Scuba Club, there are many ways to get involved, develop lasting friendships, and enhance learning off-campus.
The industrial arts woods shop provides unique learning opportunities at Ontario Christian High School.

Vocational Arts

Exploring interests such as Culinary Arts, Set Design and Building in the shop, designing a logo in the computer lab, or using one of our 3D printers for an engineering project, a broad array of courses offer an exceptional opportunity for students to collaborate and create.
  • 25 Athletics Teams
  • Associated Student Body (ASB)
  • Missions Trips
  • Student Athletic Training Program
  • Band (Marching, Concert, Jazz)
  • Choir
  • Mock Trial
  • Culinary Arts
  • Fully Equipped Woods Shop
  • Engineering and Graphic Design Lab
  • Yearbook and School Newspaper
  • Visual Arts
  • School Drama Production and Talent Show
  • Industrial Arts
  • Mountain Club
  • Art Club
  • Film Club
  • Fashion Club
  • Scuba/Snorkeling Club
  • California Scholarship Federation
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • National Honor Society
  • Peer Counseling
Band students enjoy the music fine arts program at Ontario Christian High School
Band students enjoy the music fine arts program at Ontario Christian High School

Fine Arts

Students learn to appreciate and celebrate the arts in various bands, choirs, classes, clubs, showcases, and performances. An immersive art studio provides the creative space for our Drawing and Painting, Ceramics, and Design classes, while Albers Chapel sets the scene for our bands, choirs, and school plays.

International students participate in Ontario Christian athletics


With an average of 60% student participation, Ontario Christian High School School has 25 teams competing in CIF with multiple League and CIF championships and a legacy of student-athletes who have gone on to compete in college athletics.

International students participate in Ontario Christian athletics

Positive and Encouraging Atmosphere

The administration and teachers are committed to the care and progress of each individual student, making this school a small, caring community for our international students.

Quick Facts about Ontario Christian

Ontario Christian High School

  • Grades 9–12: 390 Students
  • Campus Size: 31 Acres
  • Classrooms: 27
  • Full-time Teachers: 25
  • Part-time Teachers: 5
  • Student/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Average Class Size: 22-24 students per classroom (Honors, AP, and Elective classes typically have fewer students per classroom)
  • School Hours: 8:00am–2:57pm

Ontario Christian Middle School

  • Grades 6–8: 195 Students
  • Campus Size: 11.3 Acres (shared with elementary)
  • Classrooms: 16
  • Full-time Teachers: 18
  • Part-time Teachers: 2
  • Student/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Average Class Size: 22-26 students per classroom
  • School Hours: 8:00am–2:50pm

Campus Locations

Ontario Christian High School

931 W. Philadelphia St. Ontario, CA 91762

Phone: (909) 984-1756
Fax: (909) 460-0176

Ontario Christian Middle School

1907 S. Euclid Ave., Ontario, CA 91762

Phone: (909) 983-1671
Fax: (909) 984-3270

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Have Questions About the International Program?

Please reach out to our team.

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Jami Mendoza

Director of International Services
(909) 718-8647

A unique past and present.

Ontario Christian School is a nonprofit, independent private school, owned and directed by an association of parents and friends of Christian education. We seek to see every student equipped to be courageous leaders who serve God and others, seek His Truth, and impact culture

Be part of our family.

Ontario Christian School is a Christ-centered and transformative community. Here, your child is equipped to be a courageous leader who serves God and others, seeks His truth, and impacts culture. Our friendly and experienced team looks forward to partnering with you as you learn more about our school.

World-Class Education.

Ontario Christian offers many academic programs for students from preschool to 12th grade. See how our top-ranked private school provides your child with a Christ-centered, college preparatory curriculum equipping them to excel in scholarship and grow in discipleship.

Healthy minds and bodies.

Ontario Christian fields more than 25 CIF teams winning more than 150 league titles...and counting! Here, students can get involved from football, basketball, and baseball to volleyball, soccer, softball, and golf.

Knight Life

Our calendar, blog, and publications will help keep you informed with all of the latest happenings on campus - and beyond. Stay connected with Ontario Christian and we look forward to seeing you at the next game, performance, or community event! When you're a Knight, you're family.

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