Admission Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in applying to the American Community School at Beirut.

We appreciate choosing ACS as a partner in the education of your child. Before submitting an application for admission, kindly read through the admission process information:

  • ACS enrolls students without regard to race, creed, national origin, gender, or religious beliefs.

  • Provided vacancies are available, ACS accepts applications throughout the year for candidates arriving from abroad who are applying for Nursery through grade 8. Candidates for grades 9 through 12 will be considered on a case by case basis.

  • Parents or legal guardians must fill and complete one application per student, and submit it with all required documents.

  • Submitted applications will be reviewed by divisional teams, and only the shortlisted candidates will be invited for further testing and interviews.

  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.

  • Nursery applicants must have turned three years of age and be toilet-trained by September 30th of the enrolling year. KG I and KG II applicants must be four and five years old respectively by September 30th of the enrolling year. Grade 1 students must be age 6, and so on, through grade 12.

  • For applicants currently not residing in Lebanon, please indicate the fields of the application that cannot yet be completed. Missing information must be provided upon arrival to Beirut.

  • Recommendation Forms that are not submitted according to the instructions on the form will not be considered.

  • All documents submitted with the application become the property of ACS Beirut.

  • Completed Application and Medical Forms, with supporting documents for overseas applicants may be scanned and emailed to nzabad@acs.edu.lb, or faxed (+961 1 366 050) to the Admissions Director. Parents or legal guardians of local applicants must submit the documents in person.

  • Teachers may submit Recommendation Forms to the Admissions Director at nzabad@acs.edu.lb.

  • Applicants who are residents of Lebanon are encouraged to apply for March and June testing within the announced dates in the Timeline Calendar. August testing consideration is possible but a response will be communicated after the August Admission.

  • Non-residents of Lebanon may apply as long as they meet the announced dates in March, June, and August, provided vacancies are still available.

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