Foreign Exchange Student Programs

The Arlington Independent School District’s (AISD) foreign exchange program provides students from other countries the opportunity to learn about the history of the United States, the working of our government, and to become more fluent in both the written and spoken English language.

Enrollment & Eligibility Guidelines - Guidelines are provided to assist foreign exchange agencies, foreign exchange students, and host families in understanding the District’s foreign exchange program. Read the Enrollment & Eligibility Guidelines

The Placement Process - The foreign exchange agency representative shall contact the AISD Foreign Exchange student coordinator after January 1 and prior to June 1 to inquire whether any openings are available at a particular high school for the following school year. AISD does not process applications in the summer.

  • Placements will be made on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Waiting lists will not be maintained to hold a company's or student's request for enrollment.
  • Only completed documentation will be accepted and only if the waiver limit (4 per high school per year) has not been met.
  • Complete details on The Placement Process

Acknowledgement of Guidelines & Application for Enrollment

For further information, please contact:
Alison Mendelsohn
Foreign Exchange Student Coordinator
amendels@aisd.net
(682) 867-7462