New Applications for Nursery, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten for 2016/2017 should be submitted as soon as possible. All Early Childhood assessments are scheduled for the month of April (PK and K) and May (Nursery). Individual assessments can be scheduled after this month. Our cut-off date for entrance into RVIS is September 1st. This means that all Pre-K children must be 4 years old prior to or by September 1st, and all Kindergarten children must be 5 years old prior to or by this same date. To gain entrance to the Nursery Program, children must be 3 years old by September 1st.
1. Application Packet
Send a completed application form and remaining documents (listed below,) to the Admissions Office or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can find the application and other forms under "Download Application Forms"
2. Decision on Eligibility
The Admissions Coordinator, in consultation with the respective principal and counselor, will decide if the applicant's file is to be provisionally accepted for testing.
3. Admissions Testing
If eligible to apply for admission to RVIS, parents will be contacted by telephone or email with a follow-up invitation to schedule a testing appointment for the child.
4. Notification of Decision
The parents will be notified by the Admissions Coordinator on the admissions decision.
Documents to be Submit
To submit a complete application packet, parents must provide the following information and documentation:
Completed Application for Admissions form. This form must be fully and accurately completed and signed by the parent or guardian. Please include all relevant information regarding disciplinary, social, physical, medical, or psychological problems.
-Copy of your child's passport showing nationality and date of birth
-Copy of child's CPR Card
-Copy of child's birth certificate
-1 Passport photo
-Copy of current report card or progress report, to date - this document is essential before an invitation for testing can be given
-Copies of the last three years of your child's previous school report cards (where applicable) including comments on academic and social progress and behavior - this document is essential before an invitation for testing can be given
-Copy of immunization records
-Copy of recent standardized testing (if taken/applicable)
-Related medical and educational psychologist's reports should be included with the application form (if applicable)
-**Completed Confidential School Report from current/previous school - this document is essential before an invitation for testing can be given and before the Admissions Committee meets
**As part of the application process, parents will be provided with a Confidential School Report form. Parents should complete the form at the top, sign it, and send it to their child's current school requesting the student's current teacher, school counselor or principal to complete the form. The Confidential School Report should be returned directly by mail in a sealed envelope to RVIS before the testing/interview appointment will be made. The form can also be scanned and sent as an email attachment to email@example.com.
You may download and print out the admission application forms. The admissions packet of forms depends on the grade for which your child is applying, either Nursery / Pre-K / Kindergarten, or Grades 1-12. These forms are in Adobe Acrobat (Pdf) format and you will need Acrobat Reader in order to download these materials.