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Admissions Process

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

STEP 1- NEW STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS & APPLICATION

  •  Completed application form.
  •  Non-refundable Registration fee of CI$150.00 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 should be 4 years 9 months 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)
  • Completed School Reference Form (Grades 1 -12)
  • Immigration status verified
  • Financial Obligation clearance if transferring from a local PSA school

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 will not be screened as often this is their first placement .

Screening is critical to student admission and therefore must be completed prior to the enrollment 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 is required to hold 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
  • Enrolment/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.

Please return application to: Grace Christian Academy, Director of Admissions, P. O. Box 31930, Grand Cayman, KY1-1208

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