Admissions FAQs

Admissions Forms are at the bottom of this page.

When should I apply?
As soon as you can since spaces are limited for each grade. We are only accepting a maximum of ten students per grade for Toddler-1st grade and a maximum of twelve students for 2nd grade and up for academic school year.

How do I reserve a spot?
Each child must be assessed prior to acceptance for a nominal fee. Once the child is accepted the parents must pay the registration fee in advance to hold their spot and is non-refundable.

Admission Requirements
New students are required to take an entrance examination administered by the school. Students in Grades 2-5 are expected not to score more than 6 months below grade level to be admitted to the school. Students entering Kindergarten or Grade 1 must show sufficient readiness to enter that grade.

Children entering the program at age three are enrolled in Pre-School. After completing the first year, they will be promoted to Pre-Kindergarten. Only students who will be five years of age before September 1st will be permitted to enter the Kindergarten program. Their are no exceptions to this rule if the child's birthday is after September 1.

Proof of age, physical examination and immunization are required for all students entering Kindergarten. A readiness test will be given to each Kindergarten enrollee prior to acceptance.

First Grade students must be six years of age by September 1 of the same year and must present evidence of successful completion of Kindergarten. If a child has evidence to show completion of another Kindergarten Program and they turn six years of age after September 1, then they must pass our admission testing prior to being accepted into First Grade.

All new students are on probation for the first two months. Any student who shows special learning, behaviour, or study habit problems will not be able to continue in the school.

Admissions Procedure
Before the Admissions Committee can make a decision on a candidate for admission, the following steps must be completed:

Personal Interview - This is usually the first step in the admission process. All candidates for admission should visit for an interview and a tour of the school.

Application Form - An application form, along with a non-refundable registration fee of $200, must be received before the Admissions Committee will consider a candidate’s file.

Transcripts - A copy of the student’s current and past academic record and test scores must be received by the Office before an application can be considered.

Letters of Recommendation - A letter from the student’s current homeroom teacher (for elementary students) must be submitted as part of the application process. This letter must indicate the student’s academic performance, class participation and general behavior.

Entrance Test - All applicants are required to take an entrance test. An informal readiness test is given to students entering the Kindergarten program. All other students should register to take the admission test on one of the dates announced by the Office.

Registration
Registration takes place in early spring of each year. All returning students must pre-register in the spring for the coming school year.

A registration fee is required of each new or re-enrolling student. The registration fee is required at the time of registration. This fee is required to reserve a place for the student in the school and is applied towards tuition for the coming school year. This fee is non-refundable. Contact office for current information.

Once a student starts the school year, book fees, workbook fees, supply fees, and Tuition fees are non refundable for the School Year.

Financial Aid
The school has a limited financial aid program in the form of partial tuition waivers. The Al Nur School Sponsorship Fund has been established to assist families who have demonstrated genuine financial need to meet the financial obligations of a private school education. This program exists as an investment in the future of Muslim children to ensure that a limited number of deserving students will be able to attend the school.

Scholarships are awarded to the extent that funds donated for this purpose are available, with priority being given to those families who actively participate in and contribute to the activities of the school, and have not defaulted on any previous financial aid award. Anyone who wishes to request for financial aid must reapply each year. Financial aid will not be awarded without the submission of a new application and current Income Tax Return & W-2 forms.

Conditions of Eligibility
Financial Need - Filling out and returning the school’s financial aid application each year. Financial need and eligibility must be demonstrated by your most recent Income Tax Return & W-2 Form.

Tuition Payments - You must agree to pay all other school fees in a timely manner in accordance with the Enrollment Contract.

Academic Progress. You must insure that your children maintain good grades during the period of this award. Any grade below a “C” or “S” is considered unacceptable.

Behavior & Discipline - You must insure that your children maintain good behavior and Islamic conduct at all times. Disciplinary referrals, detentions or suspensions will be considered automatic grounds for cancellation of this award.

School Service - As a condition of accepting this financial aid award, parents or their designated adult representative are required to provide a number of hours of service to the school during the period of this award.

What is the tuition/enrollment?
Click here to see our tuition schedule for 2017-2018.

School Supplies: PDF
Enrollment forms for Toddler (18 months old) - PreK (4 years old): PDF
Enrollment forms for Kindergarten-2nd grade: PDF
Enrollment forms for 3rd Grade and Up: PDF
Enrollment checklist: PDF