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Application Instructions

Thank you for your interest in the American Community School. We are pleased that you have chosen to consider ACS for your child's future.

For ACS to review your child’s application, parents must complete the following:

  • Complete the online application. Application must include:
  • Latest school report from the current school year (when applicable)
  • All semesters/terms for 2017-2018 school year in one PDF file
  • All semesters/terms for 2016-2017 school year in one PDF file
  • Student’s photo
  • Copy of passport
  • Applicants of Kindergarten through grade 12 must submit online recommendations via schoolrecs.com. 

Important Information

  • If your child has not attended any school yet, an admissions screening may be required
  • If your child’s current school does not issue reports, online recommendations are required
  • As you fill in the online application, your work will be saved as you move from page to page. If at any point you wish to leave the application and come back at a later time, you can click the "Save & Logout" button at the top of the screen.
  • If you are applying for more than one child, common information will automatically be filled on subsequent applications.
  • Required fields are marked with a red asterisk (*), and ACS will receive the data exactly as it is entered, so please be careful of spelling, capitalization and punctuation.
  • All documents must be in English. Any documents in languages other than English must be translated.
  • Missing documents and information will be indicated with REQUIRED on the final page of the application.

ACS will only review applications that are complete and submitted as per instructions.

Age Cut-Off Date for EY, KG and Grade 1

The age cut off date for applicants of Early Years, Kindergarten and Grade 1 is September 1. Applicants to these grades must meet the age requirement as follows:

  • Early Years: 4 years old before September 1
  • Kindergarten: 5 years old before September 1
  • Grade 1: 6 years old before September 1

Application Fee

You will only be able to submit an application once the USD100 non-refundable, non-transferable application fee payment is made online.