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International Students

Welcome International Students!

Hacienda La Puente is happy to accept applications for our International Student Program for the 2021 - 2022 school year.

Questions can be directed to Dr. Karen Dabney-Lieras, Executive Director, Student & Family Services at (626) 933-4335 or via email:

We look forward to hearing from you and assisting you in the enrollment process.

Application Window

  • Opens January 1, 2021
  • Closes June 1, 2021

International Students Admission Application (PDF) International Students Registration Packet (PDF)

The School District

The Hacienda La Puente Unified School District is one of the largest suburban school districts in California, serving more than 78,800 students at two main facilities and 32 satellite sites. The 11.5 square mile District serves the communities of Industry, La Puente, and the unincorporated Los Angeles County areas of Hacienda Heights and Valinda. The District includes 20 K-5 elementary schools, four K-8 schools, six middle schools, four comprehensive high schools, one alternative high school, a learning center, an Orthopedic unit for students with disabilities, an Instructional Services Center, a Multilingual Assessment Center, a Curriculum Lab and an extensive child development and pre-school program. The District is governed by a five-member board of education and employees approximately 1,500 certificated and 1,100 classified employees.

The Hacienda La Puente Unified School District serves the beautiful communities of Hacienda Heights, La Puente, Valinda and Industry. The communities are located in Los Angeles County 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, in the San Gabriel Valley. Hacienda Heights and Valinda are unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County and are primarily residential. La Puente incorporated in 1956, is predominately residential with some major manufacturers. There are many parks and public facilities throughout the community with mountains, beaches, and recreational attractions nearby.

The beautiful weather of California allows residents to experience outdoor activities which contribute to overall health and well-being. Southern California offers a wide variety of cultural events, museums, art and educational experiences

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