Crosspoint welcomes international students from all countries. and offers a one-year study program with a host family and ESL classes. International students earn credits and transcripts to seek admission to U.S. universities while experiencing an American high school in a suburb of the world-class city of Seattle.
Crosspoint is a kindergarten through 12th grade school and is home to the international student program at Gateway Christian Schools, a multi-campus, multi-program school district. Gateway Christian Schools is known for cultivating tomorrow's Christian leaders through the integration of faith and education, college preparatory courses, and award-winning fine arts and sports programs.
Students have the opportunity to take college level, concurrent credit classes, AP classes, access to a college counseling program, and enjoy a low student to faculty ratio. Crosspoint partners with The Princeton Review to offer SAT prep courses on the campus, and boasts a 100% graduation rate with acceptances into some of the nation's most distingushed universities.Explore Our Secondary Program
We welcome international students from all countries. Crosspoint Is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. After our admissions team reviews the student's application, a video interview will be scheduled with a Crosspoint administrator. The admissions team will then make a decision on acceptance. It takes approximately four weeks to complete the admissions process.
The Crosspoint campus is located on seven acres in beautiful Bremerton, Washington, just one hour northwest by car from the Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA). Bremerton is a suburb of Seattle, which is home to Microsoft, Boeing, Amazon and more. The Bremerton area is an ideal location and provides residents close proximity to the city of Seattle with its entertainment, resources, and activities, while keeping them removed from the headaches of living in a major metropolitan city, such as crime and traffic.
The safety of our students is our highest priority. The Crosspoint campus is located in a very safe neighborhood and boasts a long history of student safety. The entire campus is surrounded by a security fence, creating a closed-campus and requiring the use of a buzzer system to gain entry. In an emergency, each classroom is equipped with a lockdown mechanism, and our staff and students are trained in the ALICE method by Kitsap County sheriffs each year.
English as a Second Language (ESL) is a program designed to assist those who have not yet fully developed their English skills. International students work with instructors in small classes that assist them in gaining a greater mastery of English. Our on-site International Coordinator is also able to assist students with communication difficulties.
International students at Crosspoint thrive with the support of a host family. Crosspoint hand-selects our host families and many are employees or parents of other students at Crosspoint. The integration of international students into an American family greatly impacts the students language and social development, eases the transition to living in America, and helps the student seamlessly blend into the school community.