Enrollment Procedure

Upon request for a place at KAS, the following procedures take place:

  • Download KAS Student Application Form here or collect the form from the school between 8am to 2:30pm.
  • The school welcomes applications from all parents of all nationalities in Kuwait and beyond, regardless of race, occupation and belief for their child's placement at the Kuwait American School. Upon application, each child is assessed for their readiness to access learning at any grade level, together with any specialty that they have, and accepted as per readiness and potential.
  • Fill in the application form, as per legal Kuwait requirements, with a fee for testing.
  • A date for academic testing/interview will be arranged with the coordinator with a view to also assessing social / emotional balance and readiness to learn / access the curriculum.

Kuwait American School offers admission to both Kuwaiti and International students. Successful completion of the school’s admission requirements is required. You may start the admission process by completing the school application form and submitting it with the below documents:

  • Three recent passport size photographs.
  • Copy of Student’s Birth Certificate with full immunization records.
  • Copy of Student’s Civil ID.
  • Copy of Student’s Passport (for all nationalities).
  • Copy of Father / Parent’s Civil ID (for all nationalities).
  • Copy of Father’s Nationality Certificate (for Kuwaitis).
  • Copy of Father / Parent’s passport (for non Kuwaitis).
  • Copy of Official Reports Cards / Transcripts from the last three academic years including the current year.
  • Behavior / Attendance report from the students’ currents school. (KAS Student Conduct Reference Form is required to be filled from the Students’ current school for Grades 5 – 12 only.).
  • In the case of the divorced parents, please submit custody papers of your child and a court order that identify the educational custody carrier.
  • In the case of a deceased parent, a death certificate should be submitted to the school.

After Acceptance students transferring from other schools must provide:

  • The Health File from the Ministry of Health in Kuwait / Previous School.
  • Original Transfer Certificate from previous school. (Students transferring from another school in Kuwait)
  • Financial Clearance Certificate from previous school. (Students transferring from another school in Kuwait)
  • Certificate of student’s attended grades / academic years from previous school. (Students transferring from another school in Kuwait)
  • End of Year Report of the current year.(Students transferring from another school in Kuwait)
  • End of year report of the current year must be authenticated from the Kuwait Embassy in the country where is the student is coming from. (Students coming from outside Kuwait)

*Please note the following:

  • Parents need to submit all required school documents in a timely manner.
  • Parents are required to pay tuition fees on or before the due date.
  • A non-refundable Application and Assessment fee of KD25 is to be paid before or on the day of entrance exam/interview.
  • Upon acceptance, KD 200 is paid as an advance deposit (towards the tuition fees) to secure a seat for the next academic year. 50% of the advance deposit is non-refundable should you later choose to withdraw your child.
  • ** Newly registered students are assessed on a continuous basis to ensure their prolonged success at KAS.

For more information
please contact the school's admissions office.
Phone: (965) 25720920 extn. 116 .
Email: Kas@kas.edu.kw

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