FAQ

Can you transfer from an IB school to an non IB school?

Students in an IB school can transfer to any school following any other curriculum.

Do you accept students with special needs?

We have no special needs programs.

Can I take a tour of AIS?

Please call the 1-843-247 and set up an appointment.

When will I receive a reply after submitting an application?

You will receive a phone call a week before the testing date. Generally our testing occurs February/March.

Is there an application deadline?

We collect a completed application in December and August based on seat availability.

What are the basic requirements for an application?

Please refer to the How to Apply section.

Will my child be tested?

Applicants are tested based on seat availability.

What is the timeline for admisssion?

Once tested, a response is given via email or phone call within 3-4 weeks, depending on grade level and time of application.

I do not live in Kuwait. How do I apply?

You are welcome to apply through email. We offer remote testing for applicants for grades 4 through 11 only. All other applicants have to be tested on campus.

How are admissions results issued?

Admissions results are sent to parents only by email within two to three weeks of testing.

What is the cost of the admissions process?

A non-refundable KD 100 application fee must be paid a week before testing.

When do I apply?

On an annual basis we start collecting applications in December for the following academic year based on availability of seats.

What are the academic programmes at AIS?

We follow the US Common Core Standards and the International Baccalaureate programmes (PYP/MYP/DP). You can find more information about our programmes in the Academics section.

What if my child is currently enrolled at a British school?

Your child’s application will be reviewed based on the grade level your child is currently enrolled in and then compared to the American and British systems.