Admission Process

WE’RE EXCITED TO MEET YOU

Our Admissions Department is committed to making your family’s experience as individualized, relaxed, and personal as possible.  We admit students from Christian families who are active members of an Evangelical Church congregation. Selecting the best school for your child is an important decision. We are privileged that you are considering Asuncion Christian Academy. Our Academic Secretary, Mrs. Elena Ortiz, will be more than happy to guide you through the admission process.

We invite you to read our basic admissions requirements below. For assistance please call +595 986 229470 or send an e-mail to academicsec@aca.edu.py

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Schedule a 1:1 meeting

Our admissions counselor, Mrs. Elena Ortiz, would be delighted to meet with you via Meet or a phone call to answer any questions you may have about Asunción Christian Academy.

Admission criteria

Please review the spiritual, academic, behavioral and financial criteria for Asuncion Christian Academy students and families listed below. Feel free to contact us with any questions.

  • As a Christian School, all entering students (grades 6-12) and their parents (grades PK-5) must be in accordance with and sign the school’s Statement of Faith. Students or parents in opposition to this statement of faith or within other religious groups will not be accepted. 
  • One parent or guardian must be a professing believer in Jesus Christ, agree with the school’s statement of faith and provide a Christian testimony. It is preferred that both parents provide written faith testimonies.
  • Upper School students must be a professing Evangelical Christian.
  • Students and at least one parent must regularly attend and be involved in a Christ-centered church showing a sustained commitment to a local church.
  • Pastoral references are required for all applicants and must be provided yearly to the school.
  • Parents must sign the Parent Commitment Package (handbook, financial obligation) which indicates their support and compliance with the philosophy, statement of faith, spiritual goals, policies, practices and objectives of Asuncion Christian Academy.

ACA will accept only English-proficient students with the exception of Pre-Kinder (PK) students. Pre-Kinder students transitioning into the regular K-12 program must demonstrate proficiency in the English language (listening, speaking, writing, reading) that is sufficient for the grade level for which they are applying. 

The admission period for new students extends to the first 2 weeks of each semester. Exceptions will be made for missionary families, and for other foreign applicants at the Admin Team’s discretion.

Children must be at least four (4) years old on/before September 1st to enroll in pre-kinder and five (5) years old on/before September 1st to enroll in kindergarten. Student grade placement in 1st-12th will be determined by a review of past records and current assessment.

Admittance preference will be given in the following order: 

[1] missionary children, 

[2] children of teachers/administration, 

[3] other international Christian ministry English-proficient children, 

[4] other international Christian community English-proficient students. With the exception of missionary children, preference will be given on the basis of English proficiency.

  • As a Christian School, all entering students (grades 6-12) and their parents (grades PK-5) must be in accordance with and sign the school’s Statement of Faith. Students or parents in opposition to this statement of faith or within other religious groups will not be accepted. 
  • One parent or guardian must be a professing believer in Jesus Christ, agree with the school’s statement of faith and provide a Christian testimony. It is preferred that both parents provide written faith testimonies.
  • Upper School students must be a professing Evangelical Christian.
  • Students and at least one parent must regularly attend and be involved in a Christ-centered church showing a sustained commitment to a local church.
  • Pastoral references are required for all applicants and must be provided yearly to the school.
  • Parents must sign the Parent Commitment Package (handbook, financial obligation) which indicates their support and compliance with the philosophy, statement of faith, spiritual goals, policies, practices and objectives of Asuncion Christian Academy.

ACA will accept only English-proficient students with the exception of Pre-Kinder (PK) students. Pre-Kinder students transitioning into the regular K-12 program must demonstrate proficiency in the English language (listening, speaking, writing, reading) that is sufficient for the grade level for which they are applying. 

The admission period for new students extends to the first 2 weeks of each semester. Exceptions will be made for missionary families, and for other foreign applicants at the Admin Team’s discretion.

Children must be at least four (4) years old on/before September 1st to enroll in pre-kinder and five (5) years old on/before September 1st to enroll in kindergarten. Student grade placement in 1st-12th will be determined by a review of past records and current assessment.

Admittance preference will be given in the following order: 

[1] missionary children, 

[2] children of teachers/administration, 

[3] other international Christian ministry English-proficient children, 

[4] other international Christian community English-proficient students. With the exception of missionary children, preference will be given on the basis of English proficiency.

Application Process

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We are very happy that you’ve chosen ACA for your kids. To make the enrollment process easy to follow, the complete registration procedure can be found below. Please do not hesitate to contact our school office if you have any questions about our admissions process.

 

Steps to follow

We are very happy that you’ve chosen ACA for your kids. To make the enrollment process easy to follow, the complete registration procedure can be found below. Please do not hesitate to contact our school office if you have any questions about our admissions process.

 

 

Please complete all forms and documents and deliver them to the Administrative Secretary. They should be organized in the order listed below. Incomplete applications will not be accepted and may lead to your child being put on a waiting list.

> Download the forms by clicking the titles

Forms
  1. Student Registration Form   / Formulario del Estudiante
  2. Statement of Faith   / Declaracion de Fe
  3. Pastoral Reference   / Referencia Pastoral
  4. Director Reference    /  Referencia del Director
  5. Medical Questionnarie  /  Cuestionario de Salud
  6. Student Physical Examination  / Examen Médico del Estudiante
Documents
    1. Medical Records
    2. Report Cards of 3 previous years
    3. Transcript of the previous year
    4. Parents documents (cedula or passport)
    5. Birth certificate and Child’s cedula or passport
    6. Shot Record
    7. 2 photos carnet size
    8. If missionaries, you must submit a copy of missionary cédula from the Ministerio de Educación.

Once your paperwork has been reviewed and approved, you will be notified of the date/s on which your child should come for testing.

Once the applicant passes the test, you will be notified of the date/s on which your family will come in for an interview with the directors.

After the interview with the director, you will need to go to the Financial Office to pay school fees and buy school uniforms.

You are now part of this big family, WELCOME TO THE ACA FAMILY!

Please complete all forms and documents and deliver them to the Administrative Secretary. They should be organized in the order listed below. Incomplete applications will not be accepted and may lead to your child being put on a waiting list.

> Download the forms by clicking each title

 

Forms
  1.  Student Registration Form  (Formulario del Estudiante)
  2.  Statement of Faith   (Declaracion de Fe)
  3.  Pastoral Reference   (Referencia Pastoral)
  4.  Director Reference    (Referencia del Director)
  5.  Medical Questionnarie  (Cuestionario de Salud)
  6.  Student Physical Examination  (Examen Médico del Estudiante)
     
     
    Documents
      1.  Medical Records
      2.  Report Cards of three previous years
      3.  Transcript of the previous year
      4.  Parents documents (cedula or passport)
      5.  Birth certificate and Child’s cedula or passport
      6.  Shot Record
      7.  Two (2) photos carnet size
      8.  If missionaries, you must submit a copy of missionary cédula from the Ministerio de Educación.
 

Once your paperwork has been reviewed and approved, you will be notified of the date/s on which your child should come for testing.

Once the applicant passes the test, you will be notified of the date/s on which your family will come in for an interview with the directors.

After the interview with the director, you will need to go to the Financial Office to pay school fees and buy school uniforms.

You are now part of this big family, WELCOME TO THE ACA FAMILY!