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CAS Statement of Mission

 
Casablanca American School provides a challenging and innovative international program within a nurturing environment, motivating and inspiring every student to achieve academic and personal excellence.
 

CAS Statement of Vision

 
Casablanca American School strives to be the leading institution in the region for developing successful global citizens. 
                            
                           

 The Casablanca American School is a family community made up of many different cultures and bound together by core values which will last a lifetime. We believe in paving the way to success for your child from the time they enter our doors as a toddler until the time they are ready to enter the world as a young adult. Your child becomes part of a caring and concerned community where an American style education is stressed and supported by a highly-qualified, fully accredited staff of teachers and administrators. At Casablanca American School our students embark on a journey of self-discovery that uncovers and develops their unique talents. We look forward to assisting you in making your child’s transition to the Casablanca American School a positive adventure that will provide values and memories that will serve as a lifetime guide!

Casablanca American School will accept applications from new students throughout the year. 

Priority for Admission

The Casablanca American School provides an American and International Baccalaureate, university preparatory curriculum and serves a diplomatic, permanent resident, and multinational business community.

The Director shall offer admission to students from that community provided that:

1. all admissions criteria have been satisfied,

2. the ability to profit from the school‟s demanding curriculum of university preparation has been demonstrated,

3. no special needs exist for which there are no appropriate educational programs or services available,

4. any pre-existing enrollment stipulations have been met and, in the case of returning students, all tuition and fees have been received by the deadline established by the school.

In the event that the number of qualified applicants exceeds the available spaces, the following order of priority will determine acceptance for the first eighteen (18) seats in each class:

First Priority

1. All returning students with successful academic and behavioral performance,

2. All students who are dependents of the US Government or its agencies,

3. Dependents of faculty members who are permitted to attend the school.

Second Priority

Students who have a verifiable requirement for an American and/or International Baccalaureate university preparatory curriculum. Students‟ “verifiable need” may be defined as:

6. students who are US citizens whose parent(s) are employee(s) of American multinational business firms.

7. students who are third country nationals whose parent(s) are employee(s) of American multinational business firms.

8. students where both parents and child have US citizenship and the child has had either previous schooling in the United States, Canada or equivalent, in an international English- speaking school or a British accredited overseas school and has English language proficiency.

9. students where one parent and child have US citizenship and the child has had previous schooling in the United States, Canada or equivalent, in an international English- speaking school or a British accredited overseas school and has English language proficiency.

10. students who have US citizenship; who have English language proficiency; and who have had previous schooling in the United States, Canada or equivalent, in an international English-speaking school or in a British accredited overseas school.

11. students whose parents have US citizenship but the child requires ESL support.

Third Priority

Students whose parent(s) are employee(s) of third country diplomatic or multinational business firms with or without English language proficiency.

Fourth Priority

Students who have sibling(s) enrolled at CAS in good standing.

Fifth Priority

1. Host national or other permanent residents residing in Casablanca who have relatives enrolled at CAS.

2. Dependent(s) of a half-time or full-time faculty member who does not have contractual provisions for their child to attend but has petitioned and obtained authorization to have their child(ren) enrolled.

Sixth Priority

All others seeking entry to CAS.

General Guidelines for Continued Enrollment at CAS

The following applies to all students:

Continued enrollment at CAS will be evaluated at regular intervals. Students who have not demonstrated clear evidence of continued success within the context of the school’s academic rigor with consistent parental support will be counseled to seek alternative educational options that better match the child or family’s needs.

Samira Belamine-Peters

Admissions Officer

speters@cas.ac.ma

+212 (0) 522 79 38 11/12