Admissions Interview/Exam Information

Pre-Kindergarten
Interview Dates: April 2-6, 2018 (Please see registration dates and application information)

Students will participate in a group interview. Applicants are interviewed for approximately 60 minutes. The Pre-Kindergarten interviews are age appropriate.

Please prepare your children before the interview that they will be going into the classroom without you. This is important that your child can be observed working independently and responding to the teachers in the classroom. The activities will be enjoyable for your child during the interview.

Parents are asked to wait for their children in a room next to the interview. You will also be given a short survey to complete regarding your child’s development.

Pre-Kindergarten Applicants will be interviewed for:

Pre-Kindergarten

  • Confidence, independence, concentration, coordination, attention, age appropriate speech patterns, memory, fine and large motor skills.

 

Elementary School (Grades 2-4)
Grades 2-3-4 Exam Date: April 7, 2018 (Please see registration dates and application information)

Once the BLIS on-line inquiry form has been completed and received, students applying to grades 2, 3, 4 are tested on one entrance examination date in May and one examination date in August for families living abroad. These interviews/examinations are used for establishing entrance to the school and for grade placement purposes. The school will inform parents of the test results and any further placement procedures by email and/or phone call. A date will be published by which you must confirm intent and the final registration procedures must be completed.

2017-2018 Elementary Interview/Exam Information Booklet

Middle School (Grades 5-8)
Exam Date: May 26, 2018 (Please see registration dates and application information)

Once the BLIS on-line inquiry form has been completed and received, students applying to grades 5-8 are tested for entry on two formal entrance examination dates in June and August. These examinations are used for establishing entrance to the school and for grade placement purposes. The school will inform parents of the test results and any further placement procedures by email and/or phone call. A date will be published by which you must confirm intent and the final registration procedures must be completed.

2018-2019 Middle School Exam Booklet

High School (Grades 9-11)
Exam Date: May 26, 2018
  (Please see registration dates and application information)

Once the BLIS on-line inquiry form has been completed and received, students applying to grades 9 to 11 are tested for entry on one formal entrance examination date in June. These examinations are used for establishing entrance to the school and for grade placement purposes. The school will inform parents of the test results and any further placement procedures by email and/or phone call. A date will be published by which you must confirm intent and the final registration procedures must be completed.

2018-2019 High School Exam Study Guide Examples
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