How to Enroll
To Enrol a New Student:
1. Simply click Apply Now and create your new family account in our admissions portal! Use the Apply Now button to return to your application each time you wish to update and complete it. Don't forget to press "submit your application" when finished! You will also be asked to upload the following required documents for each student:
Original Birth Certificate
Previous school reports for 2+ years
Official Health Form (completed with a doctor, download this from the portal)
**All documents must be translated into English
2. Contact us to book your English Placement test (For students in Grades 6 - 12 only)
3. Make your prepayment as detailed on your billing statement (sent to you after online application is complete)
Pinewood Admissions Policies
“Pinewood admits students of any race, color, religion, national and 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, religion, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs."
In order to hold a place at Pinewood, families are required to re-enroll at the end of each school year. This simple procedure involves completing an online application detailed above) and making a prepayment (as detailed in the billing statement sent home to families during the Spring term).
Upon registration each school year, parents and/or legal guardians shall receive a Billing Statement for each child enrolled at the school. This Billing Statement must be signed and returned to the school, thus acknowledging that the parent and/or legal guardian agrees with the amount to be paid and the dates on which to pay. The school reserves the right to require full payment of tuition and fees prior to enrollment.
In accordance with Greek law, students applying for admission in K - Grade 9 must possess a valid non-Greek passport or apply for special permission from the Greek Ministry of Education. There are no nationality restrictions for Grades Pre-K and 10 - 12.
Students with limited English proficiency in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 6 are considered eligible for admission. As a result of language screening and evaluation, special ESL classes are provided for students who will benefit from such additional language instruction. The secondary school has a specific level of English language proficiency for each grade, defined by a school-administered English Placement test.
Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 1 - To be eligible for Pre-Kindergarten 1, a child must have reached the age of three by December 31; for Pre-Kindergarten 2, a child must have reached the age of four by December 31; for Kindergarten, a child must have reached the age of five by December 31; and for Grade 1, a child must have reached the age of six by December 31.
Grade Level Placement
Students are placed in the appropriate grade level based on age, previous schooling, and ability, as determined by the Pinewood administration after a thorough review of application materials and assessment results.
Students with Special Needs
Pinewood offers optimal learning support for students with mild to moderate special educational needs (see Learning Support under School Programs and Services in our handbook). Assistance and programs for children with serious learning, emotional or physical disabilities are unavailable at Pinewood. Pinewood reserves the right to deny admission to any student who, in the opinion of the school Administration, is in need of such special programs and support services for which the school cannot adequately provide.