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Every September, Silicon Valley International School begins the application process for the following academic year.

After March, rolling admissions is available for grades in which we have an open seat.

admissions requirements

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  • language requirement

    Preschool - PreKindergarten (Early Years) and Kindergarten
    There is no language proficiency requirement for students applying to our early years program or Kindergarten.

    1st - 11th Grade
    Students applying to our German, French, or Chinese Program in Grades 1 through 11 will be assessed for grade level proficiency as determined by INTL's curriculum requirements. The Language Assessment will be part of the application process and will be scheduled in January-February.

    Upper School Language Acquisition
    Students applying to Grade 6 or Grade 9 need not have any prior experience with language acquisition. Students applying to Grades 7, 8, 10 or 11, however, will be required to have some experience with language acquisition to be discussed during the parent or student interview. For example, a student applying for Grade 7 would be entering Year 2 Spanish acquisition and would need the appropriate Spanish level to join the course. If you have questions about what courses are offered (and at what levels) for our Upper School Language Acquisition students, please reach out to our admission team.
  • age requirement

    • 3 years old for Preschool
    • 4 years old for Pre-Kindergarten
    • 5 years old for Kindergarten
    Children will need to be the ages above by September 1st. Based on space availability, developmental readiness for an INTL education and/or prior school experience at a French Accredited School, considerations will be made for children born until December 31st.

    Children must be potty trained before starting school.
  • other requirements

    Foreign students will be required to comply with all US immigrations regulations. If you are applying for an I-20 Student Visa, please reach out to the admission office for guidance. 

admissions checklists

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  • Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and 1st Grade Applicants

    • Attend a tour
    • Attend a virtual information session
    • Submit an Application and fee ($100)
    • Schedule a Parent Conversation with the Admission team
    • Attend a playdate assessment (January/February)
    • Submit a Teacher Recommendation Form (Kindergarten - Grade 1 applicants only)
  • 2nd - 5th Grade Applicants

    • Attend a tour
    • Attend a virtual information session
    • Submit an Application and fee ($100)
    • Schedule a Parent Conversation with the Admission team
    • Attend a shadow day and 1:1 Language Assessment (German, French, or Chinese)
    • Submit a Teacher Recommendation Form
    • Submit Report Cards (2021-22 and 2022-23 to date)
  • 6th - 8th Grade Applicants

    • Attend a tour
    • Attend a virtual information session
    • Submit an Application and fee ($100)
    • Schedule a Parent Conversation with the Admission team
    • Attend a shadow day and 1:1 Language Assessment (German, French, or Chinese)
    • Submit a Teacher Recommendation Form
    • Submit Report Cards (2021-22 and 2022-23 to date)
    • Submit a Writing Sample (through Ravenna account)
  • 9th - 11th Grade Applicants

    • Attend a tour
    • Attend a virtual information session
    • Submit an Application and fee ($100)
    • Schedule a Student Interview with High School Principal
    • Attend a shadow day and 1:1 Language Assessment (German, French, or Chinese)
    • Submit two Teacher Recommendation Forms (English and Math)
    • Submit Report Cards (2021-22 and 2022-23 to date)
    • Submit a Writing Sample (through Ravenna account)
  • 12th Grade Applicants

    If you are interested in applying for Grade 12 and you currently are enrolled in Grade 11 at another International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, please reach out to our admission team (admissions@svintl.org) in regards to the IB DP requirements. 

important dates

january 12, 2023

Application for Admission Due, Grades 9 - 11

january 13, 2023

Application for Admission Due, Grades PS - 8

january 25, 2023

Variable Tuition Application Deadline

january 27, 2023

Supplemental Forms (Teacher Recommendations, etc.) Due

march 16, 2023 (at noon)

Admission Decision (Grades PS - 8) Announcements

march 17, 2023 (after 4:00 pm)

Admission Decision (Grades 9 - 12) Announcements

march 23, 2023

Enrollment and Deposit Due Date for Preschool, PreK, + Grades K - 8

march 24, 2023

Enrollment and Deposit Due Date for Grades 9 - 12

inquiries

Silicon Valley International School welcomes inquiries throughout the year. Rolling admissions is available for grades in which we have an open seat. Please contact admissions@svintl.org if you have missed any deadlines.