Karachi High School has a selective admissions policy. Grade level placement is determined by the applicants age, educational background and in-house testing. The final evaluation and decision is made by the Admissions Committee.
It is mandatory for both parents to be present with their child for the first interview.
Testing & Evaluation:
Applicants aged 3 and 4 are assessed for developmental readiness. The assessment takes place on site in the classroom.
All applicants aged 5-15, complete a two-part Admissions Test:
- A test measuring reading and comprehension.
- A test measuring mathematical computational and problem solving skills.
- A review of grades at previous schools completes the process.
International applicants are welcome to apply throughout the year.
Local applicants have a specific timeline that is not flexible. Applications for admission must be made in November for the Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 and between January – March forKey Stage 2 and Key Stage 3.
The Academic Year is divided into 3 Terms.
- Term 1:Autumn August-October
- Term 2:Spring November-February
- Term 3:Summer March-May
The new Academic Year or the First Term begins in the second week of August.
|PERMITTED DATES OF BIRTH FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2016- 2017|
|children born in the following months only will be eligible|
|CLASS||AGE RANGE||DATE OF BIRTH FALLING IN ANY OF THESE MONTHS|
|FOUNDATION YEAR||3.3 TO 4.2||2012: MAY TO DECEMBER||2013: JANUARY TO APRIL|
|RECEPTION YEAR||4.3 TO 5.2||2011: MAY TO DECEMBER||2012: JANUARY TO APRIL|
|YEAR 1||5.3 TO 6.2||2010: MAY TO DECEMBER||2011: JANUARY TO APRIL|
|YEAR 2||6.3 TO 7.2||2009: MAY TO DECEMBER||2010: JANUARY TO APRIL|
|YEAR 3||7.3 TO 8.2||2008: MAY TO DECEMBER||2009: JANUARY TO APRIL|
|YEAR 4||8.3 TO 9.2||2007: MAY TO DECEMBER||2008: JANUARY TO APRIL|
|YEAR 5||9.3 TO 10.2||2006: MAY TO DECEMBER||2007: JANUARY TO APRIL|
|YEAR 6||10.3 TO 11.2||2005: MAY TO DECEMBER||2006: JANUARY TO APRIL|
|YEAR 7||11.3 TO 12.2||2004: MAY TO DECEMBER||2005: JANUARY TO APRIL|
|YEAR 8||12.3 TO 13.2||2003: MAY TO DECEMBER||2004: JANUARY TO APRIL|
|YEAR 9||13.3 TO 14.2||2002: MAY TO DECEMBER||2003: JANUARY TO APRIL|