Admissions Guidelines

Report Cards and/or Transcripts:

All applicants are asked to send in school records (including behavioral) for the current year plus the previous two years.

  • Applicants to Nursery, Pre Kindergarten and Kindergarten: Report cards
  • Applicants to Grade 1 to 8th grade: Official School records
  • Applicants to 9th grade to 12th grade: Official Transcripts (Upload the unofficial transcript with the online application first and submit the Official Transcript later)

Age/Readiness for Kindergarten and Grade 1:

OCSI makes decisions about student placement and is guided by the following:
  • A student entering PreK is to be at least 3 years of age before September 1 of the admission year.
  • A student entering kindergarten is to be 5 years of age before September 1 of the admission year.
  • A student entering 1st grade is to be 6 years of age before September 1 of the admission year.
  • Previous placement of transfer students.

Health:

All applicants must submit a completed physical that includes a satisfactory tuberculosis screening.
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Residence:

All applicants to OCSI must reside with a parent or legal guardian or in a school-recognized alternative residence (host family or relative). Families are responsible for reporting to OCSI that the student is not residing with the parent(s)/guardian(s).

English Language Proficiency:

OCSI uses the following English language proficiency criteria for admission:
  • Students’ English abilities must be at a level appropriate for their grade level.
  • Parents must understand that OCSI is an English-speaking school and that they are expected to participate in their child’s education by being informed and are responsible for all OCSI expectations and communications.
  • OCSI may deny the admission of applicants for whom English is not their primary language and whose English proficiency is deemed insufficient.