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Become a Host Family

Homestay Program introduction video:

The Office of Global Programs at La Salle College Preparatory is currently recruiting Host Families for our International students. If you and your family are interested in hosting a future Lancer from abroad at your house, please CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO BECOME A HOST FAMILY

Why should you consider hosting an international student?

  • Provide a holistic family cultural experience for the international student and child(ren) in your own family

  • Receive immersive real-world cultural experiences and learn about new perspectives

  • Support La Salle’s mission through the lens of the American family

What are some benefits of becoming a host family?

  • The joy of learning about different cultures, diverse thoughts, and respect for other people

  • The value of teaching your own child(ren) to understand and respect a student of a different culture

  • Receive a monthly stipend to cover the expenses of a student living in your home

Qualities of a robust host family

  • Loving and caring

  • Provide a safe and healthy environment

  • Support our international students with their unique needs

  • Rely on the support systems of the Office of Global Programs

If you have any questions, please contact MJ Mao at Thank you for your consideration of participating in our homestay program.


La Salle College Preparatory was founded in 1956. Today, we are the only truly diverse and co-educational Catholic high school in Pasadena.