Apply to Geneva

K store 2016

Thank you for considering The Geneva School for the education of your child.

This page contains everything you need to know about applying for your child to join the Geneva family.

If you have any questions at all, please call the school at 407-332-6363 and a member of our admission staff will be more than happy to help.

The Geneva School inspires students to love beauty, think deeply, and pursue Christ’s calling.

 


STEPS TO APPLY (Domestic Students)

STEP 1 - SUBMIT AN APPLICATION

Click the “Apply Now” button above and submit an application.

The application includes a Cooperation Agreement and an acknowledgement that do not object to your child(ren) being taught according to the school’s Statement of Faith. A $110 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of submission.

STEP 2 - RECORDS/REFERENCE FORMS

As a part of the online application process, you will be prompted to print out the following forms that should be submitted to your child’s current school:

  • Request for Copies of Records Form (Grades 1–12, at least two years report cards and test scores if applicable)
  • Administrator Reference Form (Grades 2–12)
  • Early Childhood Teacher Reference Form (K4–1)
  • Teacher Reference form (Grades 2–6)
  • English Teacher Reference Form (Grades 7–12)
  • Math Teacher Reference Form (Grades 7–12)

Reference forms and records must be received before your child’s application is considered complete. Please provide teachers and administrators with pre–addressed envelopes, stamped and ready for mailing to:

The Geneva School
2025 State Road 436
Winter Park, FL, 32792
Attn: Admission Office

The date on which you submit all of the above items will be noted on your application but will not necessarily be considered as a factor in admission.

STEP 3 - ADMISSION TESTING

STEP 4 - INTERVIEW

The admission office will contact you to schedule a parent interview with the dean of students (2nd – 12th grade) or the director of early childhood (K4 – 1st grade). Students applying for grades 7–12 will also meet with the dean of students.


STEPS TO APPLY (International Students)

This application procedure is for international students seeking an I20.

STEP 1 - SUBMIT AN APPLICATION

Click the “Apply Now” button above and submit an application.

The application includes a Cooperation Agreement and an acknowledgement that do not object to your child(ren) being taught according to the school’s Statement of Faith. A $500 non-refundable application fee is due at the time of submission. This fee includes English language testing, application review, and completion of the necessary visa paperwork should the student be accepted. The International Student application is due no later than April 1 for admission the following school year.

STEP 2 - RECORDS AND RELEASE FORMS

As a part of the online application process, you will be need to provide the following information:

  • Copy of Academic Transcript (including middle school and any high school credits). NOTE: Transcripts must include the original language and a translated copy. If you are submitting international secondary school (high school) credentials that use a grading system different than the U.S. system, transcript evaluations (including translations if needed) will be required.
  • Request the following reference forms (7th – 12th grade): English Language Teacher Reference Form

Reference forms and records must be received before your child’s application is considered complete.

STEP 3 - ADMISSION TESTING

Complete the Oxford Online Placement Test. This test is available online at http://www.oxfordenglishtesting.com. Contact The Geneva School for the access code. This test measures use of English and listening skills.

Admission testing is required for all English language learning applicants, even if the student transfers from another English speaking school.

STEP 4 - INTERVIEW

The student will interview with the academic dean and the ELL coordinator. This interview may be in person or via Skpye.


Check the Status of your Application

You can check the status of your application by logging into your Renweb account. This is the account you set up when you did your application.


Admission Decision and Enrollment

The director of admission will contact you as soon as the admission committee has reached a decision. The admission process must be complete before a decision can be made. Admission decisions are at the sole discretion of The Geneva School.

Wait Pool: If your child meets our admission requirements but we do not have space in the grade, your child will be placed in a wait pool.  The school will select applicants as space becomes available.


Additional Information for International Students

Visit Geneva: A student may wish to visit the school for a half or full day to observe classes and/or meet with the English language learner (ELL) coordinator. Visitation is by appointment only. Please contact Candy Houk to schedule a visit.

Admission Decision and Enrollment: The admission department will contact you as soon as the admission committee has reached a decision and offer one of the following decisions:

(1) No admission – The student does not meet the English language proficiency necessary to succeed academically at The Geneva School.

(2) English language learner program admission – The student is accepted to The Geneva School ELL program and agrees to the classes recommended by the ELL coordinator.

(3) Full admission – The student is accepted to study at The Geneva School without any additional English language requirements.

If needed, The Geneva School will issue the necessary I-20 for the student once they have been offered admission and enrolled. We appreciate your interest and look forward to meeting you. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 407-332-6363.


The Geneva School admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, and national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs or other school-administered or school-sanctioned programs or activities.