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Guidelines for Application/Registration at Grace Christian Academy

Thank you for choosing GCA. Please follow these guidelines in the application process.

 

STEP 1: NEW STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS & APPLICATION

  •  Completed application form.
  • Non-refundableRegistration fee of CI$200.00 per child – application processing and academic screening.
  • Achievement test scores
  • Children entering Pre K Dept. must be at least 3 years of age by September 1st of the school year.  Must be potty trained.
  • Children entering Kindergarten must be 5 years by September 1 of the school year.

 

STEP 2: REQUIRED DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS (BEFORE SCREENING OR INTERVIEW)

  • Health Immunization Form/ Health Card
  • Copy of Birth Certificate and current photograph of child
  • Complete authorization of release of education record form for the following documents:     

A certified or the original copy of the student’s latest transcript

A copy of the latest results of standardized testing e.g. SAT

A copy of any special reports, i.e. Individualized Education Plan (IEP)

 CompletedSchool ReferenceForm (Grades 1 -12)

 

STEP 3: SCREENING/TESTING

        The Director of Admissions will schedule an admission screening. Screening is done to  

        determine academic capabilities and grade placement.  Pre K students are screened for

        school readiness (i.e social development and learning/instructional readiness).  Screening

        is critical to student admission and therefore must be completed prior to the enrolment offer.

 

STEP 4: CLASS VISITS

  • Students maybe required to spend a day in the assigned grade prior to completing the admissions process.

 

STEP 5: REFERENCE / INTERVIEW

  • Signed Contract of Agreement, Cooperation and Support.
  • Family interview with Principal is compulsory and is scheduled by Admission staff.


STEP 6: ACCEPTANCE

The applicant will be accepted on the basis of application information, admissions screening, achievement test scores, report cards, recommendations, and family interview. If the applicant is accepted, but an opening is not available, the student will be placed on a waiting list and the family notified.

If the applicant is accepted, an Annual Expense Fee of CI$600.00 is required to secure placement. 

 

STEP 7: REQUIRED DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS (after application approval)

  • Copy of parent(s) driver’s license(s)
  • Copy of Parent’s GOL stamp in passport/ Cayman Status/Naturalization Certificate/letter
  • Enrollment/Tuition Contract
  • School bus contract form
  • Release of Liability form
  • Authorization medical form

 

*Students will not be permitted to begin school until all the above records have been submitted.

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