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EARJ welcomes students who demonstrate commitment to learning, care to form part of a school community, and desire to be global citizens. Applicants will be considered based on previous academic records, results of achievement tests, teacher recommendations, and exposure to the English language. Candidates should present solid recommendations which include references to individual strengths, ability to positively contribute to a classroom and school environment, work habits, and parental engagement. Students accepted to EARJ submit quality supporting materials for their candidacy that clearly establishes an ability to be academically successful and an interest in actively participating in our school setting.

ADMISSIONS PROCEDURES

1.  Create an online application account.

2. Complete the application and submit required material via website.

  • You may edit and save your application throughout the whole process. The application will be reviewed once it is complete.
  • Please remember to save you application link and password in order to access the submitted applications.
  • The list of required forms and documents are listed on the cover page of the Application Form.

3.  All applicants will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee, which includes the Admissions Director, Headmaster, Principal and Counselor.  Families will be notified once the application is complete and will be informed of Admissions Committee meeting date and the date they will receive a response. Only complete applications will be reviewed.

4. The Admissions Committee will evaluate candidates according to guidelines for each school division (listed below).  As part of the Admissions process, some candidates might be tested prior to acceptance. The families will be notified.  Testing for local families will take place in April and November.

5.  After Admissions Committee meeting, families will be formally notified in writing about application status (testing, acceptance, etc).  Acceptance letters for candidates applying between January and April,  will be sent out on the first week of May. Acceptance letters for candidates applying between Sept. – Nov. for 2nd semester, will be sent out on the first week of December. (In some cases, usually expats, families will be notified on a rolling basis after committee meets and makes an admission decision).

6. The last day for student enrollment will be the last day of the first and third quarter of the school year (first quarter of each semester).  Applications received after first quarter of semester, will be considered for following semester.

Lower School:

  • Admission Testing (pre-acceptance) for local families will happen in November and April.  Placement tests for these candidates will happen during orientation week prior to the beginning of the semester.
  • If necessary, expats candidates will be tested prior to acceptance. This will be determined during the Admissions Committee meeting.  Placement tests for these candidates will be administered happen during orientation week.

Upper School (Middle and High School):

  • Admission Testing (pre-acceptance) for local families will be administered in November and April.  Placement tests for these candidates will be administered during orientation week prior to the beginning of the semester.
  • If necessary, expats candidates will be tested prior to acceptance. This will be determined during the Admissions Committee meeting.  Placement tests for these candidates will be administered  happen during orientation week.

7. Applications received after the first week of May and December, will be reviewed at Admissions meetings held before the end of the semester and once counselors and principals are back from vacations.

8. If an applicant is receiving special services at his current school, the completed application (including recent psycho-educational testing) should first be reviewed by the Student Services Coordinator who will decide if our school has the necessary programs in place to meet his/her special needs.