Private Homestay Arrangement

Some parents choose to place their children in a private homestay arrangement while they study in our program.  To ensure all student are well supported in our program private homestay arrangements must follow criteria below.

Private Homestay Criteria

  • Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Must be 25 years of age or older
  • Must reside within 1 hour of the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District
  • Must provide the International Program office with up to date custodian/homestay documents and information
  • Provide supervision and support to the student
  • Maintain regular contact with the International Program office
  • Ensure the student is attending school regularly and attaining satisfactory academic performance
  • Follow the Ministry of Education’s K-12 International Student Homestay Guidelines

In addition to these criteria, students residing in a private homestay arrangement must fill out a Homestay Exemption Form as part of their application.