AIS strongly believes in ensuring that candidate families align with the educational philosophy of the school, its programs and services, complemented by its mission, vision and core values. At Altamira, we strive to build an educational environment that enables our students to reach their full individual potential.


Applicants to the AIS will be admitted based on their academic record, discipline record, and space availability.

The school reserves the right of admission and does not acquire any obligation by receiving the students’ application for admissions.


Our school follows the American calendar, beginning the academic year in August and ending in May, offering a PK-12 program for our students.

When graduated our students will receive a double High School Diploma, one regulated by the Colombian Standards as well as an American Diploma accredited by the Cognia Association for International Schools. 


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

AGE: To apply you must take into consideration the students age in the following grade levels:

  • PRE-KINDER: The student is 4 years old before June 30th.

  • KINDER: The student is 5 years old before June 30th.

  • FIRST GRADE: The student is 6 years old before June 30th.


PRE-KINDER – SCHOOL YEAR 2022-2023 – STARTING IN AUGUST 2022

  • If your child was born between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018, you can apply to Pre-Kinder.

  • If your child is younger (3 years old before June 30, 2021), you can register to start the admission process earlier for upcoming years.


PRE-KINDER – SCHOOL YEAR 2023-2024 – STARTING IN AUGUST 2023

  • If your child was born between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019, you can apply for the mentioned academic year.


To ensure our students’ experiences and academic quality we have limited admissions, so we strongly advise our upcoming families to start their admissions process as soon as possible. 


Our school offers early childhood education at Nido Altamira, creating a great starting point for your kids development and having a special admission treatment for Pre-Kinder. 

OUR ADMISSION PROCESS