Admission Criteria

The Oxford International School of Tunis does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, colour, gender, or national origin and seeks to accept all qualified students who apply. Applications for Admission are accepted throughout the year in accordance with the published admission procedure. All applications to the school must be accompanied by previous school reports and/or records, any appropriate medical records, a valid identity document and any other documents required.
A child with the appropriate age for the grade level before the 1st of September of that academic year is eligible for standard admission.
Admissions will be granted according to class size limits that ensure that standards of excellence will be maintained.

   Grade/Age Eligibility Chart

Standard Admission

A child with the appropriate age for the grade level before the 1st of September of that academic year is eligible for standard admission. Appropriate ages for the grades are:

Age/Grade Cut-Off
Enrolling for 2018/19 Academic Year
Birth Year Age Grade
level
Sept. 16th 2013 – Sept. 15th 2014 4+ KG 1
Sept. 16th 2012 – Sept. 15th 2013 5+ KG 2
Sept. 16th 2011 – Sept. 15th 2012 6+ Grade 1
Sept. 16th 2010 – Sept. 15th 2011 7+ Grade 2
Sept. 16th 2009 – Sept. 15th 2010 8+ Grade 3
Sept. 16th 2008 – Sept. 15th 2009 9+ Grade 4
Sept. 16th 2007 – Sept. 15th 2008 10+ Grade 5
Sept. 16th 2006 – Sept. 15th 2007 11+ Grade 6
Sept. 16th 2005 – Sept. 15th 2006 12+ Grade 7
Sept. 16th 2004 – Sept. 15th 2005 13+ Grade 8
Sept. 16th 2003 – Sept. 15th 2004 14+ Grade 9
Sept. 16th 2002 – Sept. 15th 2003 15+ Grade 10
Sept. 16th 2001 – Sept. 15th 2002 16+ Grade 11
Sept. 16th 2000 – Sept. 15th 2001 17+ Grade 12

The chart above indicates the grade OIST applicants are placed in when they are born between the corresponding dates. This is a general guideline, as OIST reserves the right to place students in a given grade.

Exceptional Admission

A child whose birthday is on or after 1st September of that academic year but has exceptional academic skills and appropriate social maturity may still be considered for admission into a particular grade. Acceptance is contingent upon a successful interview and previous school records.

Admission Process:

1. Parent/Guardian will fildl the application form and provide:
    a. Completed application form
    b. 4 passport size photos of student (3 cm * 4 cm)
    c. Two photos of each parent.
    d. Passport photocopy (for applicants other than Tunisian Nationality)
    e. National ID card photocopy (for applicants with Tunisian Nationality)
    f. Official transcript from previous school (if applicable)
2. Applicant will take English and Mathematics proficiency test if applicable (for      students who are applying grade 2 and onward)
3. Registrar may conduct interview to determine the skills and capacity of the applicant.
4. Registrar will present the application together with his/her report to the principal or assigned vice principal.
5. The principal and/or assigned vice principal will invite applicant for the final interview.
6. The principal and/or assigned vice principal may request further educational or psychological evaluations, educational documents, parent meeting, additional interview, etc. if he/she deems necessary.
7. The principal and/or assigned vice principal will offer a place or record the applicant’s name into waiting list if the application is accepted.

8. Registrar will call the accepted applicants listed in waiting list with following the priority criteria and order in waiting listed.
9. Parent/guardian of the accepted applicant will pay the required fees if there is available seat for the accepted applicant.
10. Registrar will register the applicant as a student to the OIST.
11. Registrar will provide welcome letter and student/parent handbook to the parent/guardian.
12. Registered student will take French and Arabic placement test.
13. Registrar will inform relevant parties about registration, English, Arabic and French level of the student.
14. Principal or assigned vice principal will place registered student to the relevant class, Arabic and French program.

Required Documents

  Following documents must be provided for application procedure

a. Completed application form
b. 4 passport size photograph (3 cm * 4 cm)
c. Two photos of each parent.
d. Passport photocopy (for applicants other than Tunisian Nationality)
e. National ID card photocopy (for applicants with Tunisian Nationality)
f. Official transcript from previous school or reports for the previous two years (if applicable)

Grade Placement

Applicant is placed into the appropriate grade depending on following conditions in order if applicable:

a. Educational records
b. Results of entrance tests
c. Age as of application
d. Emotional, physical and cognitive skills and capacity

   Tuition and Fee Policy

Oxford International School of Tunis (OIST) fees consist of an Enrollment fee, Registration fee, Technology fee, Class resources fee, Tuition fee, Lunch fee and Transportation fee. Fees are fixed for the academic year.

The table below is a summary of the fees and charges for the OIST for the academic year 2018 -19. The
fees and charges are detailed below. Please read the full documents for clarification

Fee Description Kindergarten Primary Secondary
Enrollment Fee 250 TND 350 TND 350 TND
Registration Fee 500 TND 700 TND 700 TND
Technology Fee 150 TND 150 TND 150 TND
Class Resource Fee 600 TND 800 TND 800 TND
Tuition Fee- without
discount
8 500 TND 11 250 TND 12 500 TND
Tuition Fee with %20
discount
6 800 TND 9 000 TND 10 000 TND
Transportation Fee Depends on location Depends on location Depends on location
TOTAL
WITHOUT DISCOUNT
10 000 TND 13 250 TND 14 500 TND
TOTAL
WITH DISCOUNT
8 300 TND 11 000 TND 12 000 TND

* %7 T.V.A will be applied to all fees listed above.

Fee Description Kindergarten Primary Secondary
Enrollment Fee 150 € 200 € 200 €
Registration Fee 250 € 350 € 350 €
Technology Fee 75 € 75 € 75 €
Class Resource Fee 200 € 300 € 300 €
Tuition Fee- without
discount
6 000 € 7 000 € 8 000 €
Tuition Fee with %20
discount
4 800 € 5 600 € 6 400 €
Transportation Fee Depends on location Depends on location Depends on location
TOTAL
WITHOUT DISCOUNT
6 675 € 7 925 € 8 925 €
TOTAL
WITH DISCOUNT
5 475 € 6 525 € 7 325 €

* %7 T.V.A will be applied to all fees listed above.

Enrollment Fee

     All new students registered to the OIST are required to pay one-time enrollment fee payment. Enrollment fee is nonrefundable fee.

Registration Fee

     All students registering or re-registering to the OIST are required to pay registration fee every year. Registration fee is nonrefundable fee.

Technology Fee

     All students registering or re-registering to the OIST are required to pay resource fee every year.

Class Resource Fee

     All students registering or re-registering to the OIST are required to pay class resource fee every year.

Tuition Fee

     %20 Special discount for 2018-2019 academic year.

Generally, tuition fee will be divided into 4 equal installments.

1. First installment will be paid during registration.
2. Second installment will be paid until the end of first term.
3. Third installment will be paid at the beginning of second term.
4. Fourth installment will be paid at the beginning of third term.

Transportation Fee

      The OIST will offer transportation to students depending on the location and availability. Transportation fees will be calculated according to the location of the student. Transportation fee shall be payable by term and at the beginning of each term.

Sibling Discounts

If more than one child with same mother or father enrolled to the OIST, sibling discount may be applied with following rates:

1. The first child gets no sibling discount.
2. The second child gets 10% discount.
3. The third child onwards will get 20% discount.

 The sibling discount is valid only for those who have paid the fees on or before the due date. The student will not be entitled to avail more than one discount. 

You can pay fees with using TND, USD and Euro currencies. The OIST will use the exchange rate of Central Bank of Tunisia for currency conversions.

The school reserves the right to adjust the fees and change at any time. Fees reviewed annually and fee table for the following school year announced before the end of current school year.

    36 Rue Sokrate. Zone Industrielle Kheireddine, Les Berges du lac 3, La Goulette.
Tunis, Tunisia 2060

    00216 55 10 21 02      00216 93 006 008

   contact@oist.tn