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Admission Procedures and Policy


Thank you for your interest in the International Section of the Korean International School. Please read the following information before you complete your application form.
For a school tour, please contact Ms Jenny Choi on 2569 5500 or at jchoi@kis.edu.hk to make an appointment.

In addition to the completed application form, the following documents are required:
  • A completed application form
  • One passport size photo of your child
  • Copies of school reports from the last two years (where applicable)
  • ID document or passport copy of parents and students
  • A cheque for HK$1,000 made payable to the "Korean International School"
A reference from the current school will be requested for applicants from Years 4 -13

It is important that all relevant documentation regarding academic competence, emotional and social needs are provided with the application form. This is necessary for the school to ensure the needs of all applicants can be met within the International Section. If this information has not been made available at the time of admission the school reserves the right to withdraw the place, which is based on the internal assessment that the individual needs cannot be met.

The applications are processed according to the date the application form and accompanying documents are received. A letter acknowledging receipt of the application will be issued and the child placed on the waiting list. Priority is given to siblings and therefore the position on the waiting list can change. Parents are encouraged to inform Ms Jenny Choi at jchoi@kis.edu.hk of any change in their information.

The International Section uses the following guidelines to place each applicant in the correct year.

KIS - International Section
Birth Dates for 2016-2017 School Year
ReceptionSeptember 1, 2011 to August 31, 2012
Year 1September 1, 2010 to August 31, 2011
Year 2September 1, 2009 to August 31. 2010
Year 3September 1, 2008 to August 31. 2009
Year 4September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2008
Year 5September 1, 2006 to August 31, 2007
Year 6September 1, 2005 to August 31, 2006
Year 7September 1, 2004 to August 31, 2005
Year 8September 1, 2003 to August 31, 2004
Year 9September 1, 2002 to August 31, 2003
Year 10September 1, 2001 to August 31, 2002
Year 11September 1, 2000 to August 31, 2001
Year 12September 1, 1999 to August 31, 2000
Year 13September 1, 1998 to August 31, 1999

Age Guidelines for Reception Class
2017-2018September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013
2018-2019September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014
2019-2020September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2015
2020-2021September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016


Assessment/Interview:

All applications are processed a year ahead of entry. (This includes those children with sibling priority).

Application forms will be accepted for children eligible for:
  • Reception and Year 1 between September 1st and November 30th
  • Year 2 to Year 6 between September 1st and February 28th
  • Secondary from September 1st
  • Springboard Programme between September 1st and November 30th
The entrance assessments will be as follows:
  • Reception and Year 1 between January and February
  • Year 2 to Year 6 between January and March
  • Secondary between March and April
  • Springboard Programme between January and June
The medium of instruction for the International Section is English and all applicants are required to complete an English assessment. Applicants may also occasionally be required to complete a Mathematics assessment.

These assessments will be followed by a short interview with the Principal, who will then meet with the family to discuss the outcome of the assessments.

The final decision of acceptance and class allocation will be made by the Principal following the interview.

For details of the assessment and interview procedure for the Springboard programme please refer to curriculum_spring.asp

A letter will be sent confirming the offer of a place. We recommend that you pay a deposit of one month’s school fees within two weeks from the date of the letter, as after this time the offer will lapse. Applicants with late payments will be placed on a waiting list if the class is full. It needs to be noted that the deposit is non-refundable if your child does not attend the school.

For further information, please contact Ms Jenny Choi at jchoi@kis.edu.hk