- All English Track Grade 1 applicants must be 6 years of age by September 30th.
- All Chinese Track Grade 1 applicants must be 6 years of age by August 31st.
Applicants are not permitted to skip a grade upon entering the SMIC School.
All English Track applicants must be proficient in speaking, listening, reading and writing in English.
Entering Grade 1: An English assessment will be given which includes reading, writing and speaking
Entering Grade 2-12: An English assessment will be given which includes reading comprehension, writing and an oral interview. A Math assessment will be given based upon grade-appropriate content.
All new students are given a Chinese assessment in late August and students are placed in an appropriate-level Chinese class.There are 2 types of Chinese programs at the SMIC Private School - Yuwen (for native Chinese speakers) and CSL (Chinese as a Second Language). Within the CSL (Chinese as a Second Language) program, there are various levels in which students can be placed depending on their Chinese proficiency. We offer a very solid Chinese language program at the SMIC Private School.