International Students

International Student Admission Policy

List of 9 items.

  • Application

    Apply Online (right) with $100 application fee.
  • TOEFL (test of English as a foreign language)

    Submit TOEFL score. The Benjamin School will consider student applicants for grades 6-12 with a minimum TOEFL score of 85. All applicants are arequired to take the TOEFL within 12 months of the intended school year.
  • Transcripts

    Submit current grades and academic transcripts for two previous years. These documents need to be officially transcribed into English.
  • Interview

    Skype interview. If TOEFL score and grades meet our requirements, applicants will be contacted to set up a Skype interview.
  • Recommendations

    Submit School Statement, English teacher recommendation, and Math teacher recommendation from current teachers. The Admission Office must receive a School Statement from a current school administrator, plus Teacher Recommendations from current English and Math teachers. Recommendations from tutors or former teachers are not acceptable. These documents must be official Benjamin School documents completed in English and must be submitted directly from the applicant’s school to The Benjamin School Admission Office via mail, email, or fax.
  • Test Scores

    Submit stndardized admission test scores. In addition to the TOEFL, all students must sit for one of the following:
    • Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) OR the
    • Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) OR the
    • PSAT OR the
    • ACT OR the
    • SAT
    Scores must be sent directly to The Benjamin School Admission Office from the testing company.
  • Decision

    International applicant admission files will be reviewed only after all documents have been received by The Admission Office.
  • Campus Visit

    In order to obtain an I-20 form, all international applicants are required to visit the school by May 1st as part of the admission process. Applicants will conduct a live interview and complete a writing sample during their campus visit.
  • Admission Decision

    If offered admission, international students will be required to attend a Benjamin Academic Enrichment Summer Class for a minimum of one week.
* These completed forms and all transcript materials must be sent directly by the teacher or the school official to The Benjamin School address below.
A premier PK3 - Grade 12 independent, coeducational day school with campuses in North Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens. Since 1960, The Benjamin School has provided a challenging college preparatory education to a diverse student body in a structured, nurturing community environment.