Investing in Knowledge.

In the process of admission to the American School of Recife students can enroll at the beginning of both semesters during the school year, starting in August or February.

For Elementary candidates onwards there will be extensive tests to ensure that we can meet the needs of each child: English test, Math test, Portuguese test, and others.

For families who want to visit our campus, please schedule a visit and come to see what our community is like on a daily basis. 

Enrollment Requirements

ECC Grades

Nursery students must be 2 years old by July 31st, to be eligible to enroll in August.

Pre-Kindergarten 3 students must be 3 years old by July 31st, to be eligible to enroll in August.

Pre-Kindergarten 4 students must be 4 years old by July 31st, to be eligible to enroll in August.

Kindergarten students must be 5 years old by July 31st, to be eligible to enroll in August.

Parents or legal guardians are required to submit the following application materials for students eligible to enroll in Early Childhood Center Grades:

STUDENT’S REQUIREMENTS:

PS: A school report is required for Kindergarten and must be apostilled (Apostille of the Hague) by the competent authorities in which it is issued.

PARENT’S REQUIREMENTS:

  • Copy of ID, CPF number, and proof of residence (Brazilian parents);
  • Copy of RNE or passport with valid VISA, CPF number, and proof of residence (foreign parents);

THE ENROLLMENT WILL BE COMPLETED ONCE:

  • Contracts are signed for educational services at the American School of Recife;
  • Payment of enrollment fee;
  • Submission of the student’s health form.

1st to 12th grades 

STUDENT’S REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completed Application form (ear.com.br/Admissions/How-to-Apply/Enrollment);
  • Copy of birth certificate;
  • Two 3x4cm photos;
  • Completed Health Information form (ear.com.br/Admissions/How-to-Apply/Health Form);
  • Copy of updated immunization card;
  • Blood type identification and RH factor issued by the laboratory;
  • Psychological and/or special needs reports (if applicable);
  • Official School Transcript:
  • School abroad: the document must be apostilled (Apostille of the Hague) by the competent authorities in which it is issued.
  • If the country is not a signatory of the Hague Convention, the document must be validated by the nearest Brazilian Embassy or Consulate where the school is located.

PS: In both cases, the document must be translated to English by a certified translator. Brazilian students must also have it translated to Portuguese

PARENT’S REQUIREMENTS:

  • Copy of ID, CPF Number, and proof of residence (Brazilian parents);
  • Copy of RNE or passport with valid VISA, CPF Number, and proof of residence (foreign parents);

THE ENROLLMENT WILL BE COMPLETED ONCE:

  • Contracts are signed for educational services at the American School of Recife;
  • Payment of enrollment fee;
  • Submission of the student’s health form.

The Grade Level System is different in many countries, if you have any questions about where the student is or can be placed, we recommend taking a look at the table below:

grade equivalence

NOTE:

  • Children who enroll in August from schools with an academic calendar different from August to June will be placed in the grade in which they are currently enrolled. If enrolling at the start of the second semester in January, children shall be placed in the grade they have most recently completed.
  • International students transferring from schools with grade levels differing from the American system are assigned to grade levels by age and/or placement tests.
  • Brazilian students transferring from Brazilian schools are assigned to grade levels according to official school records.