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Stafford House International, San Francisco, USA

Stafford House International has ceased operations - Permanently closed down

Stafford House International

The school is located in the financial district within walking distance of the San Francisco Bay, Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf. All forms of public transportation, including the BART subway and the famous cable cars are minutes away. Stafford House International operated previously under the name Intrax.

Accreditations and Quality seals

AAIEPACCET NAFSAWYSE/FIYTOSEVPPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

Facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Table soccer / football

  • Free water dispenser

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:

21

Number of public PC workstations:

16

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

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):

30
3
3
2
1
13
7
5
1
4
5
1

Optional airport transfer

San Francisco 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.

Reviews

4.0/5.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Location of the school

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 3.0/5.0

3.0/5.0 
San Francisco (students from all schools in San Francisco)
Overall city attractiveness

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0
Nightlife

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Friendliness of locals

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Interesing things to do

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Geographic setting

Rating: 5.0/5.0

5.0/5.0 
Public transport

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Climate

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Cleanliness

Rating: 3.5/5.0

3.5/5.0 
Affordability

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Shopping

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0 
Safety

Rating: 4.5/5.0

4.5/5.0 
Students liked about Stafford House International, San Francisco
I liked the environment so much. The staff is awesome, too.
Overall rating
4.0/5.0
Value for money
3.0/5.0
Detailed review
City/place
4.0/5.0
Facilities (library, classrooms)
5.0/5.0
Quality of teaching / language progress
4.0/5.0
School organization
4.0/5.0
Social activities
5.0/5.0
Accommodation
Additional information
Insider tips about what future students should not miss: I think that the teachers should be more organized. There were instances when they used different books.

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    FAQ about Stafford House International, San Francisco

  • English courses at Stafford House International start at 380 US$ for General English 20 course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you get the guaranteed best price.
  • The accommodation Vantaggio Garland is the most popular among all our clients of Stafford House International
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from San Francisco 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 30)
  • 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 30% representation, followed by students from Japan (13%) and Korea (7%).
  • Stafford House International offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 22 during the summer and 22 for the rest of the year.

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