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Student’s Application

General Admission Criteria

RHHS welcomes applications from all countries regardless of color, gender, race, nationality, religion, or political interests. RHHS does not discriminate among applicants. All applicants who submit a complete application within the time announced will be equally considered.

Admission Process

The major entry level for new students is KG1. A limited number of vacancies may be available at other levels, depending on attrition.

1.     Admission to KG1 Classes
  • Admission application to KG1 classes usually takes place in January, June and August.
  • Parents or legal guardians have to fill out an application form and provide the school with the needed documents listed below.
  • A Child must be 3 years of age (on or before Jan 31).
2.     Admission to KG2 & KG3, Elementary, Intermediate and Secondary Levels
  • RHHS accepts applications throughout the year starting from mid-January.
  • Parents or legal guardians must fill and complete each student’s application, and submit it with all the required documents listed below.
  • Age-eligibility is based on the regulations of the Ministry of Education for each level.
  • For applicants currently not residing in Lebanon, the fields of the application that cannot be completed must be provided upon arrival to Lebanon.
  • All documents submitted with the application become the property of the school.
  • Incomplete applications fail to be processed.

Entrance Exam:

All candidates must sit for an oral and written entrance exam.

1- KG1 , KG2 & KG3

Students are interviewed and screened.

2- Basic Education 2 to First Secondary

Students sit for entrance exams in the core subjects (Math, Arabic and English or French).

3- Second Secondary:
  • Sciences Track: students sit for an entrance exam in the core subjects (Math, Arabic and English or French) and choose two science subjects (Physics, Chemistry or Biology).
  • Humanities Track: students sit for an entrance exam in the core subjects (Math, Arabic and English or French) and choose one science subject (Physics, Chemistry or Biology).

4- Third Secondary:
  • Life Sciences Track: students sit for an entrance exam in the core subjects (Math, Arabic, English or French and Biology) and choose one science subject (Physics or Chemistry).
  • General Sciences Track: students sit for an entrance exam in the core subjects  (Math, Arabic, English or French, Physics and Chemistry).
  • Sociology and Economics Track: students sit for an entrance exam in the core subjects (Math, Arabic, English or French, Economics and Sociology).
  • Literature and Humanities Track: students sit for an entrance exam in the core subjects (Math, Arabic, English or French and Philosophy)

These tests help to determine if the applicants have attained the minimum expected standard for each subject. A committee constituted from the principal, heads of divisions, and subject coordinators take the final decision for admission.

Teachers may submit recommendations to the principal concerning the progress of the students.

Application Requirements:

1) Online Application (available on the school website www.rhhs.edu.lb).

2) Application fee 50$ (non-refundable).

3) Identical recent passport-size photos

· 6 for KGI

· 2 for KGII till Grade 12

4) Official transcript of the current year and the previous year to be submitted before sitting for the entrance exam.

5) Class completion certificates from the current school, certified from the Department of Education, showing the applicant’s number on the list.

6) Financial clearance from the private school/s the child has attended in the current year.

7) Secondary school level applicants should submit a certified copy of the Lebanese Brevet certificate, issued from the Department of Education.

8) Original or certified copy of the applicant’s individual record “Ikhraj Keid” (issued in the current year).

9) Copy of the applicant’s family record “Family Ikhraj Keid”.

10) Copy of the applicant’s ID (if available).

11) Recommendation letters for applicants to grade 2 till grade 12 (forms are provided by our school).

Non-Lebanese applicants:

In addition to items (1 to 7):

  • The applicant’s Permanent Residence Permit issued from the Lebanese General Security Directorate.
  • An original ID for Palestinians issued from the Director General for Palestinian Refugees or a newly individual record “Ikhraj Keid”.

Applicants coming from abroad:

In addition to the above mentioned documents:

  • For applicants to grade 2 till grade 7: A copy of their photo and personal details page of their passport and the General Security stamped passport page, showing the entry date to Lebanon.
  • For Applicants to grade 8 till grade 12: A certified equivalence for the current class, issued from the Equivalence Committee of the Lebanese Ministry of Education and Higher Education (UNESCO).

Notes:

· No applicant shall be admitted to school unless he or she has successfully passed the last academic year.

· No applicant shall sit for the entrance exam before submitting all the required documents.

Request a Visit

Admissions office can arrange an appointment between the Head of the Divisions and the parents for a tour around the school premises.

Tours are not offered during weekends or official holidays.

For more information on admissions, applications, entrance requirements, or withdrawal please contact the Admissions Office

9617723551-9617723986 ext:216-241

or

Email:   registrar@rhhs.edu.lb