The American School of Marrakesh is an independent college preparatory school, grades PK-12, committed to providing an inspirational and well-balanced learning environment. The American School of Marrakesh is open to all students who meet our admission requirements regardless of their nationality, religion, or race. The Admissions Office operates on a rolling basis. Admission requirements differ based on the grade-level you are applying for. For a detailed list of requirements, please consult the appropriate admissions application form.
Priority of Admissions
Priority of admissions is normally given to students with siblings already enrolled in our school, but only for the period prior to the deadline given to ASM families each year (March). After this date, admission is open to all other applicants.
Age Requirements and Grade Placement
ASM believes it is important to ensure children are placed in classes along with their age-peers, especially at the elementary grade levels. To be admitted, a child must have reached the required age by September 1st. All preschool classes (KG0 to KG2, age 2- 4) will be placed based on their age regardless of their previous schooling placement.
In addition to our age requirements, our Admissions Committee takes the following aspects into consideration:
- Current placement (K-12).
- Academic records from previous schools.
- Teacher evaluation forms.
- Student interview.
- Shadow days for ECE students, if applicable.
- Admissions entrance testing (Grades 2-12).
- Availability in the appropriate grade level.
- Application form.
- Vaccination record.
- Medical certificate.
2 Years of Age
3 Years of Age
4 Years of Age
5 Years of Age
ASM offers a regular education program. ASM cannot admit students who have special learning needs and/or behavioral problems that require special attention in the form of an alternate curriculum and/or a special aid in the classroom.
ASM operates on a rolling admission basis. Students are admitted to different grade levels as spots become available. Applications are considered throughout the school year. All students admitted to ASM must provide proof of schooling up to their transition period to ASM.
Preschool Requirements for KG1+
All students admitted to our Pre-Kindergarten program must meet the following requirements:
- Potty trained.
- Able to separate from parents with minimal disruption.
Prospective families to complete and submit an initial inquiry form. The Admissions Office will schedule a campus tour and an information session to advise the family on next steps.
Prospective families to complete and submit all required forms and schedule student testing if applicable.
The Admissions Office will communicate a decision in writing within two weeks of completing all admission requirements, including student testing.
Prospective family to confirm their decision in writing and proceed with the registration fee and a down payment of 10% of the tuition fee.
Admission Entrance Testing
Students applying to the regular program in grades 2-12 pass MAP Growth Assessments in Reading, Mathematics & Language Usage. In addition to MAP testing, students in grades 9-12 must also take an appropriate, target-grade-level writing prompt and a Student Interview with the Upper School Principal or the Admissions Director. To be admitted to ASM, students must show sufficient academic ability in Mathematics and in English and must demonstrate satisfactory performance across all areas of the curriculum .
Probationary Period of Acceptance
Tuition & Fees
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