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We’re grateful for your interest in Magellan International School! A decision related to your child’s education is both personal and profound. We encourage you to get to know us through our information sessions, visiting our campuses and talking with our admissions team about your priorities for your child’s educational journey.

The next step after confirming your interest in Magellan is to apply! You can learn more about what to expect and take the first step by completing the application form below.

Admissions Process

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Application

The first step in the Admissions process is submitting our online application form. The application is divided into several sections, including contact details, academic and other school information, and short questions. You will be invoiced via PayPal for the non-refundable application fee of $120.

To begin the application process for the 2020-2021, 2021-2022 or 2022-2023 academic year, fill out our online form.

Begin Application

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Questionnaires

All Applicants
Once the online application form is submitted, you will receive instructions for sending a confidential questionnaire to your child’s current teacher.  The form is completed online and will be submitted directly to Magellan. The evaluation form can provide our Admissions Committee with a sense of your child’s personality, strengths, interests, and gifts.

Preschool – Kindergarten Applicants
For children entering preschool or kindergarten, you will also receive instructions for filling out our parent questionnaire, which focuses on your child’s development in the areas of autonomy, social and emotional control, and cognition.

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Assessment

Preschool – Kindergarten Applicants
The assessment consists of a visit to an age-appropriate classroom with an assessment of the child’s fine and gross motor skills, social skills and speech development, as well as his/her attention span and motivation as they pertain to his/her chronological age. (Children who are not fully potty trained will not visit the classroom but will still be assessed. Acceptance may be conditional until the child is able to visit a classroom.)

1st – 8th Grade Applicants
Applicants complete a combination of written and online assessments on the basic subjects in both English and Spanish required for the grade to which he or she has applied. Each applicant will visit Magellan for a shadow day where the candidate will participate in all academic activities and complete the admissions assessment. Additionally, an interview, in English and Spanish is conducted by the teacher leading the assessment.

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Parent Interview

The parent interview is an integral part of the admission process. The interview lasts approximately 30 minutes and consists of a meeting between the applicant’s parents and a member of the admissions committee to make sure that our expectations are aligned for your child’s and your family’s experience at Magellan.
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Admissions Decision

When the application has been submitted with all supporting documentation, and the assessment and parent interview have been completed, the application will be reviewed by the admissions committee. The committee meets every other week, and notification of admissions decisions are sent by email within three weeks of process completion.

Application

The first step in the Admissions process is submitting our online application form. The application is divided into several sections, including contact details, academic and other school information, and short questions. You will be invoiced via PayPal for the non-refundable application fee of $120.

To begin the application process for the 2020-2021, 2021-2022 or 2022-2023 academic year, fill out our online application form.

Begin Application

Questionnaires

All Applicants
Once the online application form is submitted, you will receive instructions for sending a confidential questionnaire to your child’s current teacher. The form is completed online and will be submitted directly to Magellan. The evaluation form can provide our Admissions Committee with a sense of your child’s personality, strengths, interests, and gifts.

Preschool – Kindergarten Applicants
For children entering preschool or kindergarten, you will also receive instructions for filling out our parent questionnaire, which focuses on your child’s development in the areas of autonomy, social and emotional control, and cognition.

Assessment

Preschool – Kindergarten Applicants
The assessment consists of a visit to an age-appropriate classroom with an assessment of the child’s fine and gross motor skills, social skills and speech development, as well as his/her attention span and motivation as they pertain to his/her chronological age. (Children who are not fully potty trained will not visit the classroom but will still be assessed. Acceptance may be conditional until the child is able to visit a classroom.)

1st – 8th Grade Applicants
Applicants complete a combination of written and online assessments on the basic subjects in both English and Spanish required for the grade to which he or she has applied. Each applicant will visit Magellan for a shadow day where the candidate will participate in all academic activities and complete the admissions assessment. Additionally, an interview, in English and Spanish is conducted by the teacher leading the assessment.

Parent Interview

The parent interview is an integral part of the admission process. The interview lasts approximately 30 minutes and consists of a meeting between the applicant’s parents and a member of the admissions committee to make sure that our expectations are aligned for your child’s and your family’s experience at Magellan.

Admissions Decision
When the application has been submitted with all supporting documentation, and the assessment and parent interview have been completed, the application will be reviewed by the admissions committee. The committee meets every other week, and notification of admissions decisions are sent by email within three weeks of process completion.
Application decisions are made by an Admissions Committee. The committee reviews all applications and carefully considers every applicant and family. Detailed information about our admissions processes and protocols can be found in our Admissions Policy including statements on diversity, inclusion and non-discrimination.

Learn more about tuition and fees, and financial aid available to families.

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