American School of Madrid

Apply for Admission

Application for Admission

Letter to parents
Dear Prospective ASM Parents and students,
Thank you for your interest in the AMERICAN SCHOOL OF MADRID.  Please contact the admission office via email admission@asmadrid.org if you are interested in applying . Thank you for your understanding. 

Please complete one student application per child and a family application, uploading a digital picture for each child.  After submitting the application please see the checklist for the following steps to attach required documents including the non-refundable application fee of 250 Euros.
PRE-SCHOOL (KINDERGARTENS 1 AND 2) Student must be 3 and 4 years old respectively before 1 September.
  • copy of birth certificate or passport
  • K2 recommendation if child has been in school. K1 does not need a recommendation
  • Doctor's report for any serious health needs your child may have
  • Children must be toilet trained for admission to K1 and K2
In addition, K1 and K2 applicants  attend a screening session which will be scheduled at ASM (for those abroad screening will be upon arrival to Madrid)

LOWER SCHOOL (KINDERGARTEN 3 THROUGH GRADE 5)
  • academic records from the past 3 years (if applicable) in English or Spanish
  • most recent standardized test results (if applicable) (Stanford Achievement Test, IOWA Test of Basic Skills, California Test of Basic Skills, WISC, Woodcock Johnson, NWEA MAP TEST, ERB WRAP, etc.)
  • ASM confidential recommendation form, K3 or 1-5, for all students coming from abroad only. This form needs to be completed by the applicant's teacher and returned directly to the student's application
  • English writing sample, grade 2-5 only, must be completed in the presence of a teacher who will return it directly to the student's application
  • IEP Individual Education Plan (if applicable)
  • Doctor's report for any serious health needs your child may have

MIDDLE SCHOOL (GRADE 6 THROUGH GRADE 8)
  • academic records from the past 3 years (if applicable) in English or Spanish
  • most recent standardized test results (if applicable) (Stanford Achievement Test, IOWA Test of Basic Skills, California Test of Basic Skills, WISC, Woodcock Johnson, NWEA MAP TEST, ERB WRAP, etc.)
  • ASM confidential recommendation forms, English, Math and Guidance Counselor, for all students coming from abroad only. These forms needs to be completed by the applicant's teachers and Guidance Counselor and returned directly to the student's application
  • English writing sample, must be completed in the presence of a teacher who will return it directly to the student's application
  • IEP Individual Education Plan (if applicable)
  • Doctor's report for any serious health needs your child may have

UPPER SCHOOL (GRADE 9 THROUGH GRADE 12)
  • official academic records from the past 3 years (if applicable) in English or Spanish
  • current school profile and an explanation of that school's grading system
  • most recent standardized test results (if applicable) (Stanford Achievement Test, IOWA Test of Basic Skills, California Test of Basic Skills, WISC, Woodcock Johnson, PSAT, SAT, AP, GCSE, IB, etc.)
  • ASM confidential recommendation forms, English, Math and Guidance Counselor, for all students coming from abroad only. These forms need to be completed by the applicant's teachers and Guidance Counselor and returned directly to the student's application
  • English writing sample, must be completed in the presence of a teacher who will return it directly to the student's application
  • Students whose first language is not English should take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a Cambridge English Language Assessment. Applicants to 9th and 10th grade should demonstrate proficiency at the B2 level as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Applicants to 11th and 12th grades should demonstrate proficiency at teh C1 level as per teh CEFR.
  • IEP Individual Education Plan (if applicable)
  • Doctor's report for any serious health needs your child may have