International School Manila

Integrity - Service - Merit

Application File Requirements

Elementary School

Click here to view our Elementary School Age Placement Policy.
Preschool and Kindergarten
  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee USD $450/child - Payment will be required after we receive your child's Application Form. We will provide a reference number for payment.
  • Report Cards/Grade Reports/Transcripts: One to two years, including current reports once issued. If necessary, school records must be translated into English and then authenticated. If your child has not attended school please indicate that information on the Application Form. If your child has been attending school we will need a Progress Report and a Teacher Recommendation Form.
  • Parent Questionnaire – Please complete the Parent Questionnaire for students entering Preschool and/or Kindergarten.
  • We will need ONE Teacher Recommendation Form. The teacher recommendation should be completed by their most recent or current teacher(s).  This document should be dated no more than six months prior to the child’s expected start date.
  • If applicable, the Learning Support Recommendation Form from the Resource/Special Education Teacher. This recommendation is only for applicants who might require Learning Support services.  Please note that not all parts of this recommendation form may apply to your child but as much information as possible is needed for an admission consideration. This includes any diagnostic reports, Psychological Education Evaluation(s), Behavioral Plans or any medical history that the School should be aware of.
  • A copy of the father’s/mother’s passport(s)
  • A copy of your child’s passport and/or birth certificate
  • Please submit the Certificate of Undertaking if you do not have your valid Philippine Visa at the time of application. A copy of the primary parent visa and the candidate(s) visa must be submitted. Please note that students must have a valid temporary/permanent resident visa to study in the Philippines. Tourist visas are NOT acceptable for continued study at ISM.
  • Certificate of Employment or
  • Letter of Guarantee (LoG) if your child’s tuition and fees will be sponsored by an organization. The form requires two signatures and the percentage of sponsorship to be indicated.
Grade 1 and Grade 2
  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee USD $450/child - Payment will be required after we receive your child's Application Form. We will provide a reference number for payment.
  • Report Cards/Grade Reports/Transcripts: two to three years, including current reports once issued. If necessary, school records must be translated into English and then authenticated.
  • Parent Questionnaire – Please complete the Parent Questionnaire for students entering Grades 1 to 4.
  • We will need ONE Teacher Recommendation Form. The teacher recommendation should be completed by their most recent teacher(s). This document should be dated no more than six months prior to the child’s expected start date.
  • If applicable, the Learning Support Recommendation Form from the Resource/Special Education Teacher. This recommendation is only for applicants who might require Learning Support services.  Please note that not all parts of this recommendation form may apply to your child but as much information as possible is needed for an admission consideration. This includes any diagnostic reports, Psychological Education Evaluation(s), Behavioral Plans or any medical history that the School should be aware of.
  • A copy of the father’s/mother’s passport(s)
  • A copy of your child’s passport and/or birth certificate
  • Please submit the Certificate of Undertaking if you do not have your valid Philippine Visa at the time of application. A copy of the primary parent visa and the candidate(s) visa must be submitted.  Please note that students must have a valid temporary/permanent resident visa to study in the Philippines. Tourist visas are NOT acceptable for continued study at ISM.
  • Certificate of Employment or
  • Letter of Guarantee (LoG) if your child’s tuition and fees will be sponsored by an organization. The form requires two signatures and the percentage of sponsorship to be indicated.
Grade 3 and Grade 4
  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee USD $450/child - Payment will be required after we receive your child's Application Form. We will provide a reference number for payment.
  • Report Cards/Grade Reports/Transcripts: two to three years, including current reports once issued. If necessary, school records must be translated into English and then authenticated.
  • Student Questionnaire - Please have your child complete the Elementary School Student Questionnaire. This should be hand written.
  • Parent Questionnaire – Please complete the Parent Questionnaire for students entering Grades 1 to 4.
  • We will need ONE Teacher Recommendation Form. The teacher recommendation should be completed by their most recent teacher(s). This document should be dated no more than six months prior to the child’s expected start date.
  • If applicable, the Learning Support Recommendation Form from the Resource/Special Education Teacher. This recommendation is only for applicants who might require Learning Support services.  Please note that not all parts of this recommendation form may apply to your child but as much information as possible is needed for an admission consideration. This includes any diagnostic reports, Psychological Education Evaluation(s), Behavioral Plans or any medical history that the School should be aware of.
  • A copy of the father’s/mother’s passport(s)
  • A copy of your child’s passport and/or birth certificate
  • Please submit the Certificate of Undertaking if you do not have your valid Philippine Visa at the time of application. A copy of the primary parent visa and the candidate(s) visa must be submitted. Please note that students must have a valid temporary/permanent resident visa to study in the Philippines. Tourist visas are NOT acceptable for continued study at ISM.
  • Certificate of Employment or
  • Letter of Guarantee (LoG) if your child’s tuition and fees will be sponsored by an organization. The form is available on the web site and requires two signatures and the percentage of sponsorship to be indicated.

Middle School

Grade 5 and Grade 6
  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee USD $450/child - Payment will be required after we receive your child's Application Form. We will provide a reference number for payment.
  • Report Cards/Grade Reports/Transcripts: two to three years, including current reports once issued. If necessary, school records must be translated into English and then authenticated.
  • Student Questionnaire – Please have your child complete the Middle School Student Questionnaire. This should be hand written.
  • We will need ONE Teacher Recommendation Form. The teacher recommendation should be completed by their most recent teacher(s). This document should be dated no more than six months prior to the child’s expected start date.
  • If applicable, the Learning Support Recommendation Form from the Resource/Special Education Teacher. This recommendation is only for applicants who might require Learning Support services.  Please note that not all parts of this recommendation form may apply to your child but as much information as possible is needed for an admission consideration. This includes any diagnostic reports, Psychological Education Evaluation(s), Behavioral Plans or any medical history that the School should be aware of.
  • A copy of the father’s/mother’s passport(s)
  • A copy of your child’s passport and/or birth certificate
  • Please submit the Certificate of Undertaking if you do not have your valid Philippine Visa at the time of application. Please note that students must have a valid A copy of the primary parent visa and the candidate(s) visa must be submitted temporary/permanent resident visa to study in the Philippines. Tourist visas are NOT acceptable for continued study at ISM.
  • Certificate of Employment or
  • Letter of Guarantee (LoG) if the tuition and fees will be sponsored by an organization. The form requires two signatures and the percentage of sponsorship to be indicated.
Grade 7 and Grade 8
  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee USD $450/child - Payment will be required after we receive your child's Application Form. We will provide a reference number for payment.
  • Report Cards/Grade Reports/Transcripts: two to three years, including current reports once issued. If necessary, school records must be translated into English and then authenticated.
  • Student Questionnaire – Please have your child complete the Middle School Student Questionnaire. This should be hand written.
  • We will need TWO Teacher Recommendation Forms per student. One recommendation form should be from a MATH teacher and one from an ENGLISH Teacher. The teacher recommendation should be completed by their most recent teacher(s). These documents should be dated no more than six months prior to the child’s expected start date.
  • If applicable, the Learning Support Recommendation Form from the Resource/Special Education Teacher. This recommendation is only for applicants who might require Learning Support services.  Please note that not all parts of this recommendation form may apply to your child but as much information as possible is needed for an admission consideration. This includes any diagnostic reports, Psychological Education Evaluation(s), Behavioral Plans or any medical history that the School should be aware of.
  • A copy of the father’s/mother’s passport(s)
  • A copy of your child’s passport and/or birth certificate
  • Please submit the Certificate of Undertaking if you do not have your valid Philippine Visa at the time of application. A copy of the primary parent visa and the candidate(s) visa must be submitted. Please note that students must have a valid temporary/permanent resident visa to study in the Philippines. Tourist visas are NOT acceptable for continued study at ISM.
  • Certificate of Employment or
  • Letter of Guarantee (LoG) if your child’s tuition and fees will be sponsored by an organization. The form requires two signatures and the percentage of sponsorship to be indicated.

High School

Grade 9 to Grade 12
  • Online Application Form
  • Application Fee USD $450/child - Payment will be required after we receive your child's Application Form. We will provide a reference number for payment.
  • Report Cards/Grade Reports/Transcripts: two to three years, including current reports once issued. If entering Grade 12, we require records for the three previous years. If necessary, school records must be translated into English and then authenticated.
  • Student Questionnaire – Please have your child complete the High School Student Questionnaire.
  • We will need TWO Teacher Recommendation Forms per student. One recommendation form should be from a MATH teacher and one from an ENGLISH Teacher. The teacher recommendation should be completed by their most recent teacher(s). These documents should be dated no more than six months prior to the child’s expected start date.
  • If applicable, the Learning Support Recommendation Form from the Resource/Special Education Teacher. This recommendation is only for applicants who might require Learning Support services.  Please note that not all parts of this recommendation form may apply to your child but as much information as possible is needed for an admission consideration. This includes any diagnostic reports, Psychological Education Evaluation(s), Behavioral Plans or any medical history that the School should be aware of.
  • A copy of the father’s/mother’s passport(s)
  • A copy of your child’s passport and/or birth certificate
  • Please submit the Certificate of Undertaking if you do not have your valid Philippine Visa at the time of application. A copy of the primary parent visa and the candidate(s) visa must be submitted. Please note that students must have a valid temporary/permanent resident visa to study in the Philippines. Tourist visas are NOT acceptable for continued study at ISM.
  • Certificate of Employment or
  • Letter of Guarantee (LoG) if your child’s tuition and fees will be sponsored by an organization. The form requires two signatures and the percentage of sponsorship to be indicated.

*Please click here to download all the necessary Admission forms.