Education with a Higher Purpose

International Students

@ Orangewood Academy


Thank you for considering Orangewood Academy as one of your choices.  With so many other excellent schools in the United States, it is an honor to be considered amongst your preferences.  We hope to become your school of choice.

Orangewood Academy is a special place.  We are a Christian, WASC-accredited, college preparatory school serving students from preschool to high school.  We are part of the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist educational system; the largest, centrally organized, private, parochial school system in the world.  Our school system maintains an educational presence in almost every country around the globe through primary schools, secondary schools, colleges, and universities.  

Application Process:

  1. Complete Registration Application- Download forms here or call us at 714-534-4694 or email us at

  2. Interview with the Principal- In Person, Skype, or WeChat. Email our Principal, Datha Tickner at to schedule your interview. 

  3. Application is reviewed by Administration Committee for acceptance. 

  4. Once accepted, tuition and fees MUST be paid in FULL by cash, check, bank transfer or credit card. 

  5. I-20 will be issued and sent by FedEx. 

  6. Student applies for F1 Visa in their country. 

Please note that an I-20 will NOT be issued for the following Fall Semester after the month of June.