All students, regardless of race, religion, or nationality are eligible for admissions to ASHK.
Assessments include social interaction and group play for KG applicants, and MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) testing for all other grades. MAP tests measure students’ English and Mathematics abilities.
When applying for a particular grade level, a student is required to meet the applicable age of that grade. See Age Checker. The school may grant some exceptions to age requirements based on a student’s past academic performance.
The Hong Kong Education Bureau requires ASHK’s student body to be 80% non-Hong Kong residents.
Priority for Admissions to ASHK is as follows:
Nominee of Corporate Debenture Holders
Nominee of Individual Debenture Holders
Children of ASHK staff members
Siblings of ASHK students
Applicants from accredited international schools
All other applicants
To learn more, join our Information Session and Campus Tour.
American School Hong Kong (ASHK) is a non-profit, non-denominational college preparatory school offering a holistic American education taught by North American teachers. The school is operated by Esol Education, a leading education organization with 40 years of experience in establishing and operating K-12 international schools, currently educating 11,000 pupils in nine schools across three continents. ASHK delivers a rigorous curriculum, focused on developing well-rounded, motivated, and thoughtful global citizens. It will equip students with the academic, social, and entrepreneurial skills required for success in the 21st century. ASHK is incorporated as Universal American School Hong Kong Limited.