Admissions Guide

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  • Complete and submit the ADMISSION FORM
  • Interview to the Family
  • Interview to the candidate
  • Spanish, Mathematics, and English academic tests
  • Psychological interview

The Admissions Form must be submitted with the following documents:


  • Birth certificate (original)
  • 2 wallet size photographs
  • Report cards for the last three academic years taken
  • Transcripts
  • School reports, previous evaluations, recommendations


  • Birth certificate legalized in country of origin and respective consulate.(Birth certificates written in foreign languages must be translated into Spanish by a CERTIFIED PUBLIC TRANSLATOR).
  • School transcripts authenticates in country of origin which must be submitted to the Ministry of Education of Panama for their validation.*
  • School reports, previous evaluations, recommendations.
  • 2 wallet size photographs.


  • Immunization records.

*Requirements of the Ministry of Education for validation of school transcripts:

1. Submit student´s original documents and copies of previously passed academictranscripts of Elementary and/or High School education, depending on the last grade passed.

2. Copy of Passport.

3. Copy of Birth Certificate

4. Documents written in foreign languages must be translated into Spanish by a CERTIFIED PUBLIC TRANSLATOR.

5. The cost of Validation of School Transcripts is $5.00 for Elementary and High School.

6. Students of Elementary and High School must fulfill these requirements in order to enroll.  It is important that all academic documents be authenticated by Panamanian Consulate or Representation.  In case that there is no Panamanian Diplomatic or Consular Representation in the country of origin, documents may be authenticated by the Diplomatic or Consular Representation of a country holding relations with Panama.

Note: The Ministry of Education will not receive incomplete documentation.

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Thank you for considering Coronado International School for your child’s education.

We accept students throughout the year, however, it is important for families applying to CIS to understand that space for new students may be limited.

In order to speed up the decision of acceptance, be sure to submit all the required documents. We will begin an application review only after we receive a complete application. The student must also complete our school’s assessment prior to a confirmed acceptance.

Our academic school year runs from August through mid-June.

Admission process can take up to 20 working days and is a 7 steps process:

  1. Complete and submit the online ADMISSION FORM
  2. Appointment with the admission’s department
  3. Academic and Psychological assessments
  4. Submit original documents
  5. Admission letter delivery (Family interview and meeting with the principal)
  6. Formalization of enrollment (Payment)
  7. User and password for virtual platform


For more information about our admission process please download the:



Please be advised that English fluency is essential for academic success at Coronado International School.

If you have any questions about applying online, please contact the Admissions Office at or call (507) 240-4469.

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