Applications for admission to The International Preparatory School are accepted throughout the year. Students should aim to enter in March for the start of the School year or in August for the second semester. We allow entrance at other times of the year from families coming from abroad, but all are subject to class vacancies.

The Admissions process is the following:

  1. Application forms should be completed and solicited documents should be sent by email to admissions@tipschile.com. (Password to fill in our Online Application Form will be provided by the Admissions Department).

  2. Students will be evaluated by our team of Specialists.

  3. A report for the previous two school years. If these do not include detailed teacher’s comments, letters of recommendation from an English (or language) teacher and a Math teacher must be also provided.

  4. All applicants will be assessed in English and Mathematics by the admissions department.

See below for further information on the different class levels.

Parents must complete an online Application Form and send the following documents by email to admissions@tipschile.com:

  • Copy of Passport or Chilean RUT.
  • A Birth Certificate.
  • A report from their Nursery School if available.
  • Vaccine report.
  • Medical report certifying general health status.
  • Handwritten letter explaining why you are choosing TIPS.
  • Picture of the applicant.
Age requirements:
Playgroup: From one year and six months of age until three years old.
Foundation: Three years of age by February 28th (without diapers).

Parents must complete an online Application Form and send the following documents by email to admissions@tipschile.com:

  • Copy of Passport or Chilean RUT.
  • A Birth Certificate.
  • A Report for the previous two school years.
  • A personality report from their previous school.
  • A learning specialists or psychologist report where necessary.
  • Vaccine report.
  • Medical report certifying general health status.
  • Handwritten letter explaining why you are choosing TIPS.
  • Picture of the applicant.
Age requirements:
Reception: Four years of age by February 28th
Year 1: Five years of age by February 28th 

Parents must complete an online Application Form and send the following documents by email to admissions@tipschile.com:

  • Copy of Passport or Chilean RUT.
  • A Birth Certificate.
  • A Report for the previous two school years. If these do not include detailed teacher´s comments, Letters of recommendation from an English (or language) teacher and a math teacher must be also provided.
  • A personality report from their previous school.
  • A learning specialists or psychologist report where necessary.
  • Vaccine report.
  • Medical report certifying general health status.
  • Handwritten letter explaining why you are choosing TIPS.
  • Picture of the applicant.

All applicants will be assessed in English and Mathematics, by the admissions department.

Age requirements:
Year 2: Six years of age by February 28th
Year 3: Seven years of age by February 28th
Year 4: Eight years of age by February 28th
Year 5: Nine years of age by February 28th
Year 6: Ten years of age by February 28th
Year 7: Eleven years of age by February 28th
Year 8: Twelve years of age by February 28th
Year 9: Thirteen years of age by February 28th
Year 10: Fourteen years of age by February 28th
Year 11: Fifteen years of age by February 28th
Year 12: Sixteen years of age by February 28th
Year 13: Seventeen years of age by February 28th