Application Requirements

Note on placement: For students attending non-American / non-IB schools, please check the grade level equivalent with the Admissions Office before you apply. The September 1 age cut-off date applies strictly to Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Grade 1. Students admitted mid-year may only be placed into the same grade levels. A comparison of grade levels from 5 different countries may be found here.

General Requirements

  1. Online Application Form - you can complete questions about your child and upload documents here
  2. Signed Statement of Understanding and Consent
  3. School Reports, Transcripts / Academic Records
    (Exceptions may apply for Pre-K and KG applicants):
    • Most recent report for the 2018-2019 school year
    • Full year report / transcript of grades for the 2017-2018 school year
    • Complete school report for the 2016-2017 school year
    • Standardized Testing Results (e.g. NWEA-MAP, ISA, SSAT, PSAT, STAR, CogAT, Iowa, etc.) from the last 2 years if student attended an international or U.S. school
    • Professional (stamped and signed) English translations of school records not issued in English
  4. Where Applicable
    Most recent psycho-educational evaluation, Individual Educational Plan (IEP), speech / occupational / psychological therapy evaluation, progress or exit reports (with certified translations if not in English).
    Note: In cases where there are questions about an applicant’s learning abilities and/or behavior but no assessments were done recently, a comprehensive evaluation through school-recommended specialists may be required.
  5. Copy of Applicant's Passport and/or Birth Certificate
  6. Application Fee
    Non-refundable, EUR 600 (six hundred Euro) by bank transfer.
    Click here for bank details.

Confidential Reference Forms and Writing Samples (Grade-Specific)

Elementary School (PK, KG, Grades 1 to 5)
  • Confidential Classroom Teacher Reference
Middle School (Grades 6 to 8)
  • Confidential Principal / Counselor Reference
  • Applicant Self-Evaluation
High School (Grades 9 to 12)
  • Confidential Principal / Counselor Reference
  • Confidential Math Teacher Reference
  • Confidential English Teacher Reference
  • High School Essay and Writing Sample

All forms and instructions are included in the online Application Portal (see above).



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