Process

  1. Review our admissions requirements.
  2. Download the admissions application packetYou can also come to our office to receive a copy.
  3. Submit your…
    • Completed admissions application packet.
    • Required documents: proof of age, student records, and immunization records (see admissions application packet for additional information).
    • Processing fee per application (¥10,000). Please pay in cash or its equivalent in a US$ check made out to Okinawa Christian School International. (We are unable to accept payment by bank transfer or credit card.)
    • Please note: We are unable to receive and/or consider an application for admission until all documentation and the ¥10,000 application fee have been submitted.
  4. We review your application:
    • If your documentation indicates potential eligibility, we will make arrangements for testing (as needed) and/or an interview.
    • If your documentation indicates ineligibility, you will be notified when a denial decision has been made.
  5. Applicants complete testing (as needed: ¥10,000) and interviews.
    • Applicants needing testing may need to come to OCSI one day for testing and another day for the interview. Low test score may result in an interview not being scheduled.
    • Our administration interviews both the parent(s)/guardian(s) and the student. For students and families outside of Okinawa, Skype or other digital option is available.
  6. We make a decision:
    • We base our admission decisions on a variety of factors, including admissions priorities, class size, English language proficiency, special needs, and class dynamics.
    • We will communicate with you in writing (email and/or postal mail) regarding admission decisions, usually within 5 work days of the testing and interview.
  7. When your child has been approved, you finalize enrollment by…