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How To Apply

Nefertari International School accepts applications for students in Pre-K to Grade 12. All applications made to any of Nefertari schools are considered on individual basis.

The admission office works from Sunday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Students are selected through a competitive admission process as we look for highly motivated students with diverse backgrounds, talents, and skills.

Admission Office accepts new applications and students transferring from abroad throughout the year according to availability. We start the reviewing process for each new school year by mid-November.

Follow These Simple Steps to Start Your Application Process

  • Please click on the link Admission Platform, create an account then fill out all fields.
  • NIS admission office will contact you once the application is received to set an appointment for the assessment tests and the interview for both parents and the child/children.
  • Students applying to Kindergarten Stage will be assessed as per the child’s stage of development in relation to their chronological age.
  • Older students will be assessed in English and Math.
  • Click on the link here to download the course outline for Grades 6 -12
  • Settle the assessment fees to confirm your booking.
  • Attend with your child for the assessment and the family interview on the scheduled date.
  • NIS understands that some children may not meet the standards of the assessment as they may feel nervous. Accordingly, the child may (at the school’s discretion) be invited to repeat the assessment once again.
  • Acceptance in any of Nefertari International Schools is based on passing the admissions assessment.
  • Parents get notified within 72 hours after testing via a phone call by the Office of Admissions whether or not the student has met the admissions standards.
  • When the applicant is eligible, submit the required documents, see the “Required Documents” section below
  • A meeting is scheduled for the parents of the accepted child with the school Chairperson/Head of School and the School Principal to explain the School Guiding Statements, and terms of School-Parent Code of Conduct. (Early Years Students)
  • A one-time, admission fees are due within 7 days to reserve a place for the student for the school year you applied to. (Pre-K – G12)

Required Documents

  • Original birth certificate – computer-generated (Egyptian students).
  • Copy of student’s passport or birth certificate and residence visa valid for no less than six months – this should not be a tourist visa (non-Egyptian students).
  • Six recent passport-size photos of students.
  • Copy of mother and father’s ID (National Number) and passport copies of non-Egyptian parents.
  • Original academic report from the previous school for the last academic year.
  • Official transcript /report of high school courses and credits for students applying to Grades 10, 11 and 12 (transferred from American schools)
  • Letter of good conduct from the previous school for students in Grade 1 and above.

In case the student is transferring from a school within Egypt, you are required to present all the above-mentioned documents in addition to the following:

  • Attendance statement (تسلسل دراسى) stamped from the previous school and from the Educational District starting from Grade 1.
  • Legal success report (بيان نجاح) for last academic year stamped by the Educational District (الإدارة التعليمية) in case of transfer from an International school.
  • Legal success report (بيان نجاح) including the English high level and the second language for the last academic year stamped by the Educational District (الإدارة التعليمية) in case of transfer from a national school.
  • Transfer request (طلب تحويل) stamped from both the school the student is transferring from and the Educational District. (الإدارة التعليمية)
  • In case the school the student is transferring from and the school the student is transferring to are in different governorates (محافظتين مختلفتين) , the transfer request (طلب تحويل) should be stamped from the school and from both Educational Districts (الإدارتين التعليميتين) and Educational Directorates ((المديريتين التعليميتين
  • Electronic transfer (تحويل الكترونى) request from the previous school.

In case the student is transferring from a school outside Egypt, you are required to present all the documents in Part 1 in addition to the following: • Attendance statement (تسلسل دراسى) from the previous school stamped by the Ministry of Education of the country the student is transferring from, as well as by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. • The last school report stamped by the Ministry of Education in the country the student is transferring from, as well as by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. To enable students to be fully enrolled at Nefertari International school, all the documents required by the school and the Ministry of Education in Egypt must be submitted to our Student Affairs office before the beginning of the academic year. Please be advised that it is the sole responsibility of the parent to comply with submitting these documents. NIS accepts no responsibility for the consequences or failure to do so.

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