The school accepts all students regardless of their gender, religion, race or nationality.
The registration process needs to be completed by the parents or the legal guardian.
The Application Process
Please complete the registration form that is attached to this policy.
The following is required to complete the application process:
The application of a student will be complete only upon receipt of the following documents:
6 recent, passport size, colored photographs of the applicant.
Original valid passport of student + photocopy
Photocopy of valid residency visa of student
Original valid passport of father/ sponsor + photocopy
Photocopy of valid residency visa of father
If the residence visa in either case is still being processed, then the passport copy must show the immigration entry stamp, in addition a request in writing from the sponsor for a grace period .
Copy of Vaccination Record
Completed Medical Form ( attached to the application form)
Transportation Form (if required) ( attached to the application form)
Once all the application requirements have been met an Entrance Exam date will be set for students applying to enroll in Grades 4-11. These students will take entrance exams in English and Math.
Students who are applying to enroll in kindergarten or in Grades 1-3 will be interviewed by a teacher in order to assess their abilities and social interaction. We will also set an appointment to meet the parents.
Please note that it is a requirement that KG students be fully toilet trained.
Acceptance to our school is based upon the results of the Entrance Exam and previous school history.
Acceptance for students who are applying to enroll in kindergarten or in Grades 1-3 is based on feedback given by teachers who interviewed the students.
Parents will be advised of the status of application by phone within 5 days at the latest from the date of assessment.
KG1 Applicants must be 3 years and half by 1st of September regardless of when they join.
KG2 Applicants must be 4 years and half by 1st of September regardless of when they join.
Grade 1 Applicants must be 5 years and half by 1st of September regardless of when they join.
If the grade level an applicant is applying for is full, the application will be placed on the waiting list.
Once an applicant is accepted then the parent will need to supply the following by end of June if applying for the next academic year or immediately if the academic year has started:
END-OF-YEAR ATTESTED REPORT CARD by local or abroad ministry of education.
Please see the attached documents:
SIS promotion policy
SIS high school graduation requirements
SAFIR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
We provide the best in international and American education for international guest families in Istanbul.
Safir is a dream came true for a man who wanted to provide a beautiful setting for children to learn and become the kind of citizens who will make a difference as leaders of tomorrow.