Admission Procedure

 
All  teachers must recognize that student recruitment is the lifeblood of the school. They should make a special effort to welcome new parents and student. Proper documentation and placement will help to ensure student success.
 
 

  • No later than Wednesday of the first week in February, the KG Principal, Elementary Principal, and MS/HS School Principal should provide the School Registrar with a list of possible interview test dates for new admissions.
  • Principals should make arrangements for someone to cover the interview in case of the counselor being absent.
  • Parents interested in A’Takamul International School should receive a well-produced and annually updated (no later than first week in February) School Prospectus that contain important information such as the mission of the school, school day and calendar, fees & payment schedule etc.
  • The Registrar will do the initial interview with the parents and student(s).
  •  The Registrar will request the following basic requirements for entry :
                   a) Official transcript or report cards for last 3 years including the most recent one. 
                 
  • At the time of the interview; the counselor /KG Teacher should collect the interview form      from the Registrar.
  • During and at the end of the interview teachers/counselors should complete the interview form and return it to their department Principal promptly.
  • The Elementary Principal & MS/HS School Principal should ensure that the interview form  is: 
                  a) Completed. 
                   b) Signed by Principals, 
                   c) Returned to the School Registrar no later than the end of the workday of the interview.
 
  • For students entering Grade 9 –12, the MS/HS School Principal should also determine the number of transferable credits a new student has and in what Grade level at ATIS the student should be placed. The MS/HS Principal should also report the GPA and number of transferable credits to the Registrar using the interview form.
  • When parents are given an interview appointment, the Registrar will inform them of all required documents they need to bring to the interview.
  • On the interview day, the Registrar will examine all documents and refer them to the appropriate Principal for follow-up. Special attention should be paid to behavior problems.
  • The process of registration, once started, should not be interrupted. It is important to give parents the impression that the Registrar is giving them 100% attention.
  •  The Registrar must complete all the sections of the registration form.
  •  The parents should check that the information is correct.
  • Parents must sign the registration form.
  • The deposit must be paid on the day of registration.
  •  Parents should be asked if they have any questions.
  • Pre-registration and fee deposit will take place in February of each year for the next school year

 

Admission and Re-Registration:

 

Procedure:

  • Registration Personnel will review the prospective student's application, transcripts and    report cards for the past three years from previous school to determine if the student is eligible for the school's placement.
  • The Principal will review the applicant's file and approve eligibility for testing
  • Students applying for Grades 1 through 12 will be tested by the he school counselor.
  •  KG1 and KG2 students are tested by KG staff.
  • Prospective students must successfully pass the entrance exam (70% pass grade) and achieve grade level scores to be considered for placement.
  • Prospective High School Student;
                  a) Applying for grades 10 and higher will be admitted on a credit transfer basis, and it will
               not be included in their four year GPA (Grade Point Average) calculation. They will only  receive a total
              GPA for the years actually completed at ATIS
                  b) Students that transfer in to grade 10 and have passed a grade 9 General Science or other Science
               course, do not need to take our Earth Science course
 
  •   It is the responsibility of parents to inform the registrar if they are aware of any special   educational needs and difficulties that the student may have at the time of submission of the application.
  • Students suspected of requiring special educational needs that cannot be provided by the school may be asked to provide assessment information from independent professional evaluation centers prior to making a decision for eligibility for admission and placement testing
  •  All Students joining ATIS must bring a Code of Conduct form completed by the previous school before final decision for admission is made.
  • Based upon test results, the school reserves the right to offer various options such as acceptance, denial of admission or acceptance to a lower level

 

 

ATIS Admissions Office:

Admissions Office:Telephone Number : 25522204; ext. 120

                                   Fax Number25523248

Accounts Office  :Telephone Number: 25522204; ext. 113

 

Office Hours and Location:

 We are closed on public holidays.Our weekend is Friday and Saturday.

Drop-in visiting hours for the Admissions Office is from 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM, Sunday through Thursday

The Accounts office is open 7:30 AM to 2:40 PM, Sunday through Thursday.The offices are located

in the administrative building; visitors can enter from the reception area.