To start the admissions process, complete the online application form. Along with this, a non-refundable $80 application fee is required.
Tessa International school is accepting beginners and all levels in Spanish, French, and Mandarin. Call (201) 755-5585 for information. For further details please review our Application Timeline.
- Nursery (PreK2): Should be 2 years old by December 31st*
- PreK3: Should be 3 years old by December 31st*
- PreK4: Should be 4 years old by December 31st*
- Kindergarten: Should be 5 years old by December 31st
- Elementary: Older students generally advance to the next grade.
After applying, you will receive an email invitation for a virtual screening or virtual observation for your child, and a parent interview for you. You are also welcome to book and tour the building after school hours if you have not already.
Step 3Following the interview process, you are welcome to submit a progress report and/or a recommendation letter from a teacher or administrator at your child’s current daycare/school. This is required for students applying to Kindergarten and Primary.
When all relevant documents have been submitted, we will make our admissions decision and you will receive a decision email. Once admitted, a signed financial agreement along with a non-refundable deposit will secure your spot.
We welcome your child to our world of learning!
*Some exceptions may be made for varying birthdates