Admissions Procedure
EIS welcomes students of all nationalities who would benefit from our educational programme and whose parents share the school’s Mission and Objectives. Admission is granted to a student when it has been determined that the School has an appropriate programme and resources to meet that individual’s learning needs.

Admission time

Applications for both immediate and future entry are considered at any time throughout the year.

Age of admission

The birth date cut-off for placement in a particular grade is the 31st August in the academic year (commencing in August) of admission. The child must have turned the appropriate age on or prior to the 31st August for the grade in question.

Our admission procedures are essential for the correct placement of new students, and are designed to allow for the smooth transition of students. It is also important that teachers are well informed in advance of new students joining their classes, in order to allow sufficient preparation time to welcome and settle the student. Parents should allow two or three days at least following arrival before commencement in classes.It is necessary to complete the following procedures:

Step 1: APPLICATION & DOCUMENTATION

In order for your application to be reviewed, it must include a completed and signed application form and the non-refundale application fee of VND 4,500,000.All applications must provide the following additional documentation:
• Application Form
• Medical report
• Previous school report/ transcripts
• Pictures of student (passport size 4×6)
• Copy of birth certificate or passport of the child

Step 2: ASSESSMENT

All applicants must participate in the assessment processEarly Years ‘Little Explorers’ (2 – 6 years old)
Applicants must attend a Half-Day Trial class from 8:00 to 12:00Primary School (6 – 10 years old)
Applicants whose first language is not English must attend an interview with Head of Section and take an English language assessment . In addition, Applicants must also attend a Full-Day Trial class from 8:00 to 14:40Secondary School (11 – 19 years old)
• Applicants whose first language is not English must attend an interview with Head of Section
• Take an English language assessment and an academic screening of their mathematical proficiency.
• Attend a Full-Day Trial class from 8:00 to 14:40

Step 3: REVIEW

Medical Report and School Reports/Transcripts are carefully checked. When required, Principal and Head of Section review student applications for areas requiring special attention; including special needs, medical needs and language needsHead of Sections provide recommendation to the Principal on grade placement. Principal reviews applications and provides approval for admission, class and grade placement, and start date.

Step 4: DECISIONS

A. Acceptance
If an applicant is qualified and there is space available, a formal letter of acceptance is issued. All tuition payments must be cleared before the first day of classes. All students will meet with their Head of Section prior to starting classes. Parents need to complete:
• Submit pictures of the pick-up person or bus registration
• Uniform request
• Payment of tuition & feesB. Waiting List
Qualified applicants are placed in a waiting list if there is no space available in the selected grade level.C. Denial
Applicants can be denied admissions on the basis of their academic/and or behavioral record, because their English language proficiency does not meet grade-level requirements, or when EIS lacks a program to meet their educational needs

Step 5: ARRIVAL

Classroom teachers and subject teachers are notified of the student’s placement and start date. All new students are welcome by Principal or Head of Section and the admission staff.

Step 6: POST-ARRIVAL

Teachers informally review the transition of students into the school, to determine the correctness of the placement.Where considered necessary, teachers will follow up with Head of Section and parents to discuss any placement issues or concerns. In exceptional circumstances, this initial placement may be tentative and the school may advise a change of class after the child’s abilities have been thoroughly observed in class during the two or three weeks following admission.

Learning Support and Medical Report

The School has limited resources for students who have special needs (such as physical or intellectual disabilities) and the curriculum may not cater to the needs of these children. Admission, in such cases, is determined by the School on a case by case basis. Moderate learning support needs may be provided for on a case by case basis.The School reserves the right, following admission, to discontinue the enrolment of a student at any time if it becomes evident that the School was misinformed regarding any application documentation or it becomes evident that the School does not have the resources to address successfully the individual needs of that student.