Host Family Qualifications

Host Family Qualifications & Responsibilities
All SDCH International students are here to improve their English language skills, therefore, English must be the primary language spoken in all SDCH host family homes.

  • Host family must be willing to engage in conversations in English, with the student, as much as possible.
  • Student must have their own bed in a bedroom.  The student can share the room with a teenager of the same gender, but cannot share a bed. Sharing a room with adults or small children is forbidden.
  • Student must have access to free laundry and bath facilities.
  • Family must provide three meals per day.
  • Home must be clean and located in a safe neighborhood.
  • Host families must be located near San Marcos.
  • Host families can host just one Spanish student.