Entrance requerments

“SAA” students can join academic program at any time, for a minimum of 4 weeks to a full semester or academic year. Students will be integrated into study, cultural and sporting activities for the period agreed with the school administration. At the end of term students are awarded transcripts for the period studied as well as certificates for the activities they participated in during this period.

Grade 6 IELTS 3.5 or SAA Online Test  Math & English Transcripts from previous school Interview SAA Admin
Grade 7 IELTS 4.0 or SAA Online Test  Math & English Transcripts from previous school Interview SAA Admin
Grade 8 IELTS 4.5 or SAA Online Test  Math & English Transcripts from previous school Interview SAA Admin
Grade 9 IELTS 5.0 or SAA Online Test  Math & English Transcripts from previous school Interview SAA Admin
Grade 10 IELTS 5.5 or SAA Online Test  Math & English Transcripts from previous school Interview SAA Admin
Grade 11 IELTS 6.0 or SAA Online Test  Math & English Transcripts from previous school Interview SAA Admin
Grade 12 IELTS 6.5 or SAA Online Test  Math & English Transcripts from previous school Interview SAA Admin

Lower ability English language level students are also accepted! 

Students with low ability level English language skills will take a term or Academic Year of EFL classes (either one to one or in a beginner level group) whilst at the same time attending subject classes taught in their native language by teachers / instructors from their home country in order NOT to miss out on a year of general education.

SAA International programs student can join

Swiss American Academy SAA Middle school SAA High School IB or IGCSE UK Foundation Year
Grade 6 Pre Middle school N / A N / A N / A
Grade 7 Middle school Year 1 N / A N / A N / A
Grade 8 Middle school Year 2 N / A N / A N / A
Grade 9 N / A HS Year 1 N / A N / A
Grade 10 N / A HS Year 2 N / A N / A
Grade 11 N / A HS Year 3 IB or IGCSE Year 1 N / A
Grade 12 N / A HS Year 4 IB or IGCSE Year 2 UK Foundation Year

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