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Policy & Procedures

I. Requirements for Application
Completed Application Form
Completed Medical Form with a copy of vaccination card for Preschool and Elementary Division applicants
Copy of a valid passport or Lebanese ID card; if the candidate holds other nationality(ties), copies of all passports must be provided to school.
4 passport size photos
Copy of baptismal certificate if applicable (for Preschool  and Lower Elementary)
Copy of school grades or transcripts of the most recent academic year
A non-refundable application fee of $200 either by check payable to Sagesse High School or in cash

II. Requirements for Admission

A personal and family interview
 
An entrance examination starting grade 1 candidates
 
An acceptance letter (from the School Administration)

Application Form.pdf

Medical Form.pdf

 

III. Requirements for Registration

1. Development fund fee of $1000 per family for nursery to grade 6 and $2000 per family for grades 7 to 12 by check payable to Sagesse High School or in cash.

2. Students applying from within Lebanon

Must provide a copy of their final report card or transcript
Must provide an original official attestation from their previous school stating the completion of their academic year with good conduct, certified by the Ministry of Education
In case the applicant is joining the American Program, he/she must provide a certified copy of his/her exemption* from the Ministry of Education at UNESCO building.
3. Students applying from outside Lebanon

Must provide a copy of their final report card or transcript.
In case the applicant is joining the American Program, he/she must provide a certified copy of his/her exemption* from the Ministry of Education at UNESCO building.

 

IV. Minimum Entrance Age Requirements
 

Nursery: Students must be three years old by December 31

KG1: Students must be four years old by December 31

KG2: Students must be five years old by December 31

Grade 1: Students must be six years old by December 31

 

 

V. Admission Testing Policy
In screening for admission and grade placement:

1. Preschool students will be assessed during an interview.

2. Grades 1 to 12 students will be interviewed by the head of division prior to the written placement tests scheduled in early July and early September (to be determined):

Students in grades 1 to 6 will sit for placement tests in English, Math, French,  and Arabic
Students in grades 7 to 9 will sit for placement tests in English and Math.  In addition, students joining the Lebanese Program will sit for a placement test in Arabic.
Students in grades 10 and 11 American Program, Secondary 1 and Secondary 2 Lebanese Program, and International Baccalaureate (IB1) will sit for placement tests in Math, English, and in other subjects as determined by the head of division during the interview.
3. It may be necessary to test further if the results indicate difficulties

 

VI. School Fees 2016 - 2017

School Fees for the Academic Year 2016-2017.pdf

VII. Requirements to secure an exemption from the Ministry of Education

 exemption_requirements_comingfrom_local_school.pdf 

 exemption_requirements_comingfrom_abroad.pdf