Stafford House International, San Diego, USA

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Stafford House International

The language school Stafford House International was founded in San Diego, USA in 1993. The school is located in the Gaslamp neighborhood in downtown San Diego. Shopping, restaurants and great nightlife are all nearby the school. There is also quick access to many bus and trolley lines that will provide access to many parts of the city.

Accreditations and Quality seals

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  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Rooftop terrace

  • Balcony / terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Printer for student use

  • Billiards

  • Table tennis

  • Table soccer / football

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:


Number of public PC workstations:


Facilities for disabled students

  • Wheelchair access to classroom

  • Disabled toilet

  • Wheelchair access to reception

  • Wheelchair access to cafeteria

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 7
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 7
  • Junior courses in summer: 6
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 6

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years

English teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):


Optional airport transfer

San Diego International Airport:
140 US$ pick up
280 US$ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 17 Feb. 2020, 25 May 2020, 03 Jul. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020, 26 Nov. 2020, 27 Nov. 2020, 24 Dec. 2020, 25 Dec. 2020, 31 Dec. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.



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Social activities
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 2.0/5.0

Shared Flat (apartment)

Rating: 2.0/5.0


    FAQ about Stafford House International, San Diego

  • English courses at Stafford House International start at 360 US$ for CAE Exam Preparation 20 course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you get the guaranteed best price.
  • The accommodation Vantaggio Gaslamp is the most popular among all our clients of Stafford House International
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from San Diego International Airport (140 US$)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Stafford House International varies from 1 students (Private Classes) to 15 students (General English 25)
  • 100% of teachers at Stafford House International hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Stafford House International comes from Brazil with a 20% representation, followed by students from Switzerland (20%) and Japan (10%).
  • Stafford House International offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 0 during the summer and 24 for the rest of the year.

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