Welcoming children from Pre-Primary to Grade 9

If you are still looking for a place for your child in a top-quality private school for this academic year, apply now for our January 2020 intake and secure your place at Stamford. Most classes will be full by August 2020, so don't wait and miss your opportunity to enroll your child.

Whether you are relocating or switching schools within Hong Kong, we will do our best to help your family make a smooth transition into our community. Why wait to give your child an inspiring education? Get your result within 7 days after assessment.


Prospective students need to submit an online application form (red button below). Each application is reviewed individually and independently.

Application and admission fees are currently waived.

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Once the required forms and documents are submitted, the Admissions Team and the Stamford American School's Review Committee will review the application file. An age-appropriate assessment will be scheduled for your child.
For overseas applicants: If a face-to-face assessment is not possible, we may arrange an online assessment via Skype. Overseas applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.


The application will be reviewed by Stamford's Review Committee. Families will then be notified by email of the outcome within 7 days after the assessment. When a place is offered, the Deposit must be paid within 7 calendar days after the receipt of the acceptance letter. If the Deposit is not received within the said period of time, priority will be given to other applicants. Before students start, they must also complete a Medical Form and hold a valid Hong Kong visa to be eligible for a place at Stamford American School Hong Kong. A visitor visa does not entitle the holder to attend any school in Hong Kong.


Why Stamford?

Stamford offers an inquiry-based curriculum combined with rigorous American standards integrated with a leading-edge STEMinn (science, technology, engineering, math, and innovation) program. The focus on STEM education will give your child the technology skills needed for success in tomorrow's world and they will stand-out with highly developed critical thinking, collaboration and resilience gained through project-based learning with practical applications.

We use a personalized learning approach to ensure every child is inspired and we measure our students' success. In our first academic year, our experienced faculty nurtured our students, and 67% exceeded their growth targets. (Versus 50% in the United States)

Our broad and balanced curriculum includes a bilingual (Mandarin/English) program, or daily Mandarin or Spanish, the arts, athletics, and over 40 CCA programs.

Our students are global-minded, so we offer three graduating pathways including the IBDP* to give your child a world of choice and unlimited opportunities. Our sister school Stamford Singapore which follows the same curriculum sent their 2019 graduates to top universities such as Northwestern University (US), University College London (UK), University of Toronto (CA), Australia National University (AU) and the Nanyang Technological University (SG) ranked #11 in the world, #1 in Asia and many more!

We are currently accepting applications for Pre-primary (age 5) to Grade 10. Next year, we will open our first Grade 11 class and are excited to have our first graduating cohort in 2023.

Apply today or contact our Admissions Team for personalized advice and support every step of the way.

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Download a list of required documents.
If you require assistance with the online application, please contact the Admissions Office on +852 2500 8688.