Welcome to Bethlehem Catholic High School in beautiful Bethlehem, Pennsylvania! We are glad that you are considering attendance at our school!
Bethlehem Catholic High School welcomes F1 international and J1 exchange students and currently boasts a vibrant international community of young people from around the world! Please contact our Director of International Programs, Mrs. Sue Kurtz, to discuss the academic criteria necessary for consideration to our school.
Mrs. Sue Kurtz will address all issues regarding international education at Bethlehem Catholic High School including agency inquiries, academic criteria, student applications, international student support and SEVIS. We are currently using TOEFL and TOEFL Jr to assess an applicant’s English language proficiency. Please refer to the ETS TOEFL website for a schedule of exams, test, registration and general test preparation.
Mrs. Sue Kurtz
Director of International Programs
Bethlehem Catholic High School
2133 Madison Avenue,
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18017
Tel. (610) 866-0791 Ext. 312
Important Information for New and Returning International Students
Please review the Bethlehem Catholic High School International Student Rules and Regulations found by clicking on the link below. Print and sign the document and bring it, along with the other required documentation as notated below, to Mrs. Kurtz on the first day of school.
Please click here to download/print: International Student Rules and Regulations
Other required documents:
Please bring a copy of your I20, passport picture page, visa and immunization records to Mrs. Kurtz on the first day of school.
Please be advised that all international students who study at Bethlehem Catholic High School must establish and maintain suitable medical insurance coverage as determined by the Diocese of Allentown and provide proof of coverage. Issues of student insurance must be handled by the student’s agency or parents. Lack of insurance may be grounds for dismissal from Bethlehem Catholic High School.
Here are several international agencies that Bethlehem Catholic accepts student applications from:
New Oasis www.newoasisedu.com
Quest Exchange www.questexchange.org
Becahi families may reach out to the above agencies for further information. Bethlehem Catholic is not involved in finding host families or placing students.