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We are so excited you are considering being a host family. There is nothing more rewarding than serving God by touching the world. You and your family have the unique opportunity to bring the mission field to your home where God and culture uniquely intertwine. 

Why you would want to host a student:

• Be a first-hand witness to the world right in your home

• Bring another country’s culture for your family to explore

• Share your family’s unique traditions

• Grow your family across the world

• Be part of the ministry partnership between Grace Church and GCA

• Monthly financial compensation

We at Grace Christian Academy have a strong united international team to serve our international students, their families back home, and their host families. The partnership between international agents, parents, host parents, faculty and committed students is essential to helping these young champions realize their full potential. Therefore, this team will be available to help answer any questions you may have regarding our program. 

Please feel free to contact the people listed below if you have any questions about host homes, international camps, academic course offering, scheduling, or just need some information about the school and the new programs we are offering. Please call us at 281-488-4883 or contact us via the emails listed below:

         If you have questions about admissions, visa documents, student travel or academic programming, please contact our Director of International Programs, Alicia Costello (

         If you have questions relating to our host home boarding program, please contact Housing Coordinator, Amelia Villafranca (

         If you have questions regarding the academic program or college admissions process, please contact Head of School, Darrell Smith ( or Upper School Principal, Ron McCallon (

         For all other questions related to the new international program at Grace Christian Academy, please contact the Executive Director, Marta Wisnoski (

The 2018-19 school year promises to be one of the best ever for international students as this team leads a program that will provide greater support of host homes, direct communication with parents and agents related to the progress of the student, enhanced academic programming allowing for more collegiate offerings, and the development of a more personalized college admission plan. We look forward to working with you in preparing these students for greatness.

 “Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels.” Hebrews 13:2


Grace Christian Academy International Leadership Team