• QA Sidra
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Admissions Procedure

QAS has rolling admissions. The same admissions process is followed whether the application for admission is made before the start of the school year or during the course of the school year.

Step One:Submit Application & Required Documents
In order to be considered for enrollment families must complete an Open Apply application which includes the following uploaded evidence

Criteria Evidence Required
Age Birth Certificate or Passport
English Language Proficiency Previous MAP or ISA data if available
Mathematics Proficiency Previous MAP or ISA data if available
Academic Records Reports from previous two years of schooling (in English)
Personal, Social, Emotional and Behaviour Characteristics Confidential Recommendation
Health & Immunization Immunization Records
Medical History Form
Medical Examination Report signed by a certified physician in Qatar
Qatari Citizenship or Legal Residency Status Qatar ID or Qatari Passport
Fees Application Fee, 500 Qr- Administrative charges Registration Fee, 3000 Qr - Upon acceptance
Specific Learning Needs Individualized Learning Plan

Within 5 working days from the submission of a completed application, the family will be invited to screening.

Step Two:Screening
Once all documentation is complete the Admissions Officer will complete a review of the applicants files. If all files are provided the Admissions Officer will schedule an appointment for
● The student to complete the MAP ‘Survey without Goals’
● The parents and student to complete an interview with the Counselor (or alternative member of the Admissions Committee if necessary)

If a student falls outside of the grade level norms or EAL threshold range
● the student to complete WIDA assessment (if necessary)

If a student falls within grade level norms and the EAL threshold but is an EAL student, they will complete the WIDA after admission.

Step Three:Review and Decision

The Admission Committee will review the completed application, recommendations and screening data and determine whether to;

1. Accept the student for enrolment, or
2. Refer the student for further screening assessments, or
3. Deny the request for enrolment

On Acceptance​ the Admissions Committee will Screening/Assessment Denial​ by Admissions Committee
Determine class placement

Return file to Admissions.

Admissions​ ​Officer​ ​will

Send a letter to the Parents with acceptance and date of commencement

Memo to teacher(s) in class(es) with starting date (3 days after acceptance)
Admissions​ ​Officer​ to arrange assessment meeting to Screen for

● EAL requirements and/or
● Special Educational Needs requirements

On completion of assessment, information passed to school Principal for determination.

Admissions Committee determine whether the needs identified can be met by the school under current resources.

Acceptance,see left. Denial see right.
Return file to Admissions with reason for denial

Admissions​ ​Officer​ will send a letter to parents with denial and outline of reason.

For students with
● no flags / concerns this may take 48 hours
● flags / concerns may take seven (7) working days

Step Four:Final Interview
● The parents and student to complete an interview with the Division Principal
● The parents accept and sign an enrolment letter
● The parents pay the QAR 3000 registration fee