Admissions Requirements, Entrance Exams, and Scholarships for Existing Students-2017

All students who apply to The American School of Kosova must complete an application which includes the personal information form, essay questions, letter of recommendations, and past grades (transcripts). In addition, students in grades 6-8 must take an “Entrance Exam” to identify their English proficiency and Math skills. Once students are enrolled, they must complete the following requirements to enter High School or qualify for Merit Scholarships.

  • For students who are currently enrolled at ASK in Grade 8, they will need a minimum MAP score of 7th grade level and a minimum GPA of 1.9 with no more than 2 F’s, to enter high school. They must also have a history of making their tuition payments on time.
  • Students in grades 6, 7, 8 who have the highest RIT scores, or greatest growth in RIT scores, plus a GPA of 3.75- 4.0, plus good attendance, plus evidence of Service to the Community, will be eligible for annual Merit Scholarships. They must also have a history of making their tuition payments on time.
  • Students in grade 9 (this year only) will be recommended by the Heads of Department for annual Merit Scholarships. Recommendations will be based on a strong GPA, good attendance, and Service to the Community. They must also have a history of making their tuition payments on time.
  • Students in grades 10 with the highest RIT score in the generation or most growth in the RIT score in the generation, plus a GPA of 3.75- 4.0, plus good attendance, plus evidence of Service to the Community will be eligible for annual Merit Scholarships. They must also have a history of making their tuition payments on time.
  • Students in grade 11 who have a TOEFL score higher than 80 plus a GPA of 3.75-4.0, plus good attendance, plus evidence of Service to the Community will be eligible for annual Merit Scholarships. They must also have a history of making their tuition payments on time.

The Student Services Team will review all information by April 30, and make recommendations to the Head of School of students eligible for scholarships and entrance into High School. The RIT target for each grade may change according to the performance of the generation. Students will then be notified of their status for continuing at ASK and their eligibility for scholarships. All students who earn a scholarship must prove their continual high academic status by presenting a final transcript to Student Services by September 1. Students who do not maintain a GPA of 3.5 may lose their scholarship.