Admission Process 2019

The non-refundable registration fee is required for the candidate to participate in the admission process. Before making the payment, we ask you to observe the number of estimated openings for admission in 2019 for each grade level. This number will be updated throughout the year if there are changes in the school’s student body.


Registration Fee

Candidates for G2 to G5: R$ 140,00

Candidates for G6 to Y8: R$ 190,00


Early Childhood Education – G2 and G3

EARLY ADMISSION

For G2, of the 70 openings available, we will provide 30 for early admission. For G3, of the 24 openings available, we will provide 10 for early admission.


Application Deadline: by May 20th, 2018

Result: by June 11th, 2018

Enrollment Deadline: by June 20th, 2018


REGULAR ADMISSION

Application Deadline: from May 21st to August 30th, 2018

Result: by September 17th, 2018

Enrollment Deadline: by September 25th, 2018


Early Childhood Education – G4 to G6 and Elementary School – Y1 and Y2

REGULAR ADMISSION

Application Deadline: by August 30th, 2018

Result: by September 17th, 2018

Enrollment Deadline: by September 25th, 2018


Elementary and Middle Schools – Y3 to Y8

EARLY ADMISSION

Application Deadline: by May 20th, 2018

Result: by June 11th, 2018

Enrollment Deadline: by June 20th, 2018


REGULAR ADMISSION

Application Deadline: from May 21st to August 30th, 2018

Result: by September 17th, 2018

Enrollment Deadline: by September 25th, 2018

In the admission process, the school considers a set of criteria, listed below, for each grade level. When admitting students, Beacon School carefully takes into account the balance of the students in each class and grade level with respect to age, gender, nationality and racial and cultural diversity.

Early Childhood Education Groups


  • At least 16 (sixteen) months old by February 1st, 2019.
  • Children of teachers, assistants and employees, according to the current legislation.
  • Application Form completed and submitted and payment of the registration fee of R$140.00, by the established deadlines.
  • Siblings of current students, prioritized according to how long their siblings have been enrolled.
  • Siblings of candidates enrolled at Beacon School for 2019 in the Elementary and Middle School grade levels.
  • Foreign children or children with at least one foreign parent.
  • Candidates who live within the proximity of the school.
  • Candidates who have first cousins ​​at school.
  • Meeting with the families.

    Morning Groups – G3AM and G4AM
  • Priority: children who are currently enrolled in G2PM-2018 or G3PM-2018, and are interested in changing sessions, and siblings of currently enrolled students. In the following priority: 1) duration of the family's relationship with the school; 2) lottery in the presence of parents.
  • Other criteria similar to G3PM and G4PM.

    Afternoon Groups – G3PM and G4PM
  • Children of teachers, assistants and employees, according to the current legislation.
  • Application Form completed and submitted and payment of the registration fee of R$140.00, within the established deadlines.
  • Siblings of current students, prioritized according to how long their siblings have been enrolled.
  • Siblings of candidates enrolled at Beacon School for 2019 in the Elementary and Middle School grade levels.
  • Foreign children or children with at least one foreign parent.
  • Candidates who live in proximity of the school.
  • Candidates who have first cousins ​​at school.
  • Meeting with the families.

  • Application Form completed and submitted and payment of the registration fee of R$140.00, within the established deadlines.
  • Siblings of current students, prioritized according to how long their siblings have been enrolled.
  • Foreign children or children with at least one foreign parent.
  • Candidates who have first cousins ​​at school.
  • Meeting with the families.
  • Children from bilingual schools or with English language skills.
  • Siblings of candidates enrolled at Beacon School for 2019 in the Elementary and Middle School grade levels.

  • Application Form completed and submitted and payment of the registration fee of R$190.00, within the established deadlines.
  • Siblings of current students, prioritized according to how long their siblings have been enrolled.
  • Foreign children or children with at least one foreign parent.
  • Candidates who have first cousins ​​at school.
  • Meeting with the families.
  • English language skills, assessed in the candidate’s interview.
  • Analysis of school reports and samples of Portuguese language schoolwork.
  • Siblings of candidates enrolled at Beacon School for 2019 in the Elementary and Middle School grade levels.
  • Candidates who study in partner schools.

Elementary and Middle School


  • Admissions Application Form completed and submitted and payment of the registration fee of R$190.00, within the established deadlines.
  • Siblings of current students, prioritized according to how long their siblings have been enrolled.
  • Foreign children or children with at least one foreign parent.
  • English language skills, assessed in the candidate’s interview.
  • Analysis of school reports and samples of Portuguese language and math schoolwork.
  • Meeting with the families.
  • Siblings of candidates enrolled at Beacon School in other grade levels in the Elementary and Middle School.

    Please note: for 2019, we will not have openings available for Y1 and Y2. Should vacancies open up, we will contact those families interested. Therefore, for the time being, families should not pay the registration fee in the admission process. Sending the Application Form guarantees the placement of the student on our waiting list.

  • Application Form completed and submitted and payment of the registration fee of R$190,00, within the established deadlines.
  • Siblings of current students, prioritized according to how long their siblings have been enrolled.
  • Foreign children or children with at least one foreign parent.
  • Individual, on-site assessment of candidate.
  • Analysis of school records.
  • Meeting with the families.
  • Siblings of candidates enrolled at Beacon School in other grade levels in the Elementary and Middle School.
  • For Y6 to Y8 – Meeting with the potential student.
  • For Y6 to Y8 – Letter of recommendation from teacher, coordinator or principal of previous school - (download).
  • For Y7 and Y8 – Letter of intent completed by the student - (download).

Admission for Early Childhood Education is closed. For Elementary and Middle School, we are receiving applications for the grade levels with remaining vacancies. Families interested in the remaining vacancies should contact Márcia Turco, Admissions Coordinator: +55 11 3643-6901 or admissions@beaconschool.com.br.


Early Childhood Education

Group Morning
(G2 and G4, from 8:00 am to 12:10 pm)
(G3, from 8:00 am to 12:20 pm)
Afternoon
(G2 and G4, from 1:15 pm to 5:25 pm)
(G3, from 1:15 pm to 5:35 pm)
G2 0 0
G3 0 0
G4 0 0
G5 0
G6 0

Elementary School

Grade Level Openings
(from 7:30 am to 3:20 pm)
Y1 0
Y2 0
Y3 6
Y4 8
Y5 0

Middle School

Grade Level Openings
(from 7:10 am to 3:40 pm)
Y6 0
Y7 0
Y8 6

Beacon School reserves the right and autonomy to interpret this policy as best as it can on behalf of the current student body and is not obliged to justify its decision or to admit a candidate.